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Butterscotch Pie

I was born on my grandfather’s birthday in November of 1972. Stacy Brewer, who was my maternal grandfather, a firm believer in traditional gender roles, and the unquestionable innocence of Richard M. Nixon, told my mother – when my birth … Continue reading

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Walnut Brownie Pie

When I was in college at Western Carolina University from 1991-1995, one of my favorite things to do my freshman year was to get in the car and drive to Waynesville, NC with my friends Jeff Dillard, Pam Ward, and … Continue reading

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Chewy Toasted Coconut Pie

When my great grandfather Roy Whitley died on March 16, 1980, I was seven years old, and it was my first true loss of innocence. I remember seeing my parents cry in a way I had never seen them cry … Continue reading

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Janie’s Skillet Apple Pie

My mom called me last week, and here’s how the conversation went… Me:  Hello Mom:  (Excited and animated) Heather!  I have just made Janie Ward’s Skillet Apple Pie, and I do believe it may be the best thing I have … Continue reading

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Mac’s Chocolate Pie

My grandparents and parents loved K&W Cafeteria more than anyone I know. Anytime we went to Winston-Salem, Charlotte, or Myrtle Beach, you could bet your bottom dollar that a trip (or several) to K&W were in the near future. One … Continue reading

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Tang Pie

It isn’t summer until we make Aunt Gina’s Tang Pie! Well, summer is almost here because I whipped up two Tang Pies today! This dessert is a staple during the summer. Anytime we have friends or family over for a … Continue reading

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Peach and Crème Fraiche Pie

My neighbor Ali just got Martha Stewart’s new pie book, and she has started her pie extravaganza. Luckily for me, I am the recipient of random pieces of pie. Last Monday when I was home sick from work, Ali came … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Cherry Pie

I was conducting a professional development session at Northwest Regional Educational Service Alliance last week when I asked participants to share one unique fact about themselves with the group. Jayne Spaugh of Yadkin County Schools shared with me that her … Continue reading

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Girl Scout Grasshopper Pie

My neighbor Ali really enjoys recipes by The Pioneer Woman and even has a book by Ree Drummond. Although I do not know much about The Pioneer Woman, she does have some interesting recipes. Girl Scout Grasshopper Pie is Ali’s … Continue reading

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