Kit's Pie Crust on Page 216 or...If you are short on time
use Pillsbury Pie Crusts! This crust can be found in the refridgerator section of the market. Simply delicious!!!
Don't tell anyone, I told you about this little pie secret!
Recipe for my "Apple Pie" follows:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees
6 to 8 apples (any kind), pared, cored and sliced
(about 6 cups)
3/4 cup sugar
2 T. flour
1 T. cinnamon
dash ground nutmeg
2 T. unsalted butter
Combine sugar, flour and spices...In a large bowl, mix with apples.
Put apples into a 9-inch pie plate lined with pastry. Cut up butter and place over top of apples. Pastry on top, cut slits for steam.
Bake for 30 minutes or a little longer until done.
Signature Spicy, Smoky, Sweet Chili
(One pot to deliciousness)
(My friend, Fran is going to love this one!)
1 lb. ground sirloin
1 medium onion, chopped
2 carrots, peeled and diced
1/2 red bell pepper, diced into small pieces
2 garlic cloves, minced
3/4 tsp. salt
1/4 black pepper to taste
29 oz. can tomato puree
2 15 oz. cans kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 15 oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
3 T. chili powder
2 T. brown sugar
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
In a large pot brown beef. Add garlic, bell pepper, carrots and onions. Cook until carrots and peppers are soft. Add remaining ingredients then simmer (covered) for 30 minutes stirring once or twice.
Toppings: Shredded cheese, chopped green onions, tortilla chips and sour cream! Yum! Serve with cornbread during the football game!