MAD MEAT GENIUS
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
MEMORIAL CHERRY PIE
It was a three day weekend for most of America. What is more American than a cherry pie? We made a home made cherry pie from farmers market fresh cherries to celebrate this holiday weekend. We also threw in a pork shoulder roast procured from the U.C. Davis Meat Labs to make this a very tasty weekend.
This pie was a creation that I made up as I went along. It is a little chore to pitt several pounds of fresh cherries. We do have a fancy pitting utensil but sometimes it missfires and only a plug of cherry is removed. I did my best but one wayward pitt will be somebody's prize in this pie. The pitted cherries were briefly boiled in a pot to soften and thicken. The crust and topping was a combination of chopped almonds, butter, brown sugar, flour and oats. I like making this crust because you basically just stir all the ingredients together and go. A brief trip to the oven and we were ready.
I hope your weekend was as tasty as ours. We reflected and honored the memory of veterans who gave their life. We did it in our way with cherry pie. I almost forgot to say how wonderful our pork roast was. Oh my! Till the next time.
Posted by Chilebrown at 6:24 AM
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Both look very good
Looks wonderful! good job!
Big Dude, Thanks. I just bought some wheat berries today and hope to make some bread next week.
ReDave, I love pie.........and pork shoulder
Man that's a good looking pie!
Donna Fong, Thanks I know you make an award winning cheesecake. I do love pie but cheesecake may be my Achilles heel in the wonderful world of desserts.
Both look delicious! We love cherry pie and pitting your own cherries? Wow, yummy!
I'm with you on the cheesecake, my all time fav dessert!
Patsy Irene, I do have a sweet tooth.
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