When you hear someone speak of pie, they are most likely to think of the smell of freshly baked apple pie coming out of the oven and straight to a plate, topped by a perfectly round scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Pies of course are not reserved to being a vehicle for the flavour explosions of apples. Many other fruits can be incorporated well into a pie. Pies are among the most favourite desserts and coffee time snacks.
Some pie recipes incorporate meats and or vegetables. Baking a pie with one of these recipes will make a hearty meal all on its own. Meat pies in particular, have been popular for just as long as the traditional fruit dessert pies.
Among these recipes, you will also note some surprises where some commonly unthought-of ingredients are called for. You might raise an eyebrow at the idea of putting candy bars into a pie, but it is not worth criticizing the idea until you try it!
The recipes here are not limited to the typically thought of pies. Pizza pies remain among the most popular takeout and delivery foods. Yet with healthier eating and cost saving front and center of many households today, you might want to consider making your own. There is a lot of work into trying your own pizza pie recipe but it is well worth it once it comes out of the oven. Some people will make every main ingredient from scratch. Homemade dough and tomato sauce will make any pizza pie entirely your own.
Whether a dessert pie, hearty meat pie or a great evening of pizza, pies remain the great favourite of families around the world. Try any of these recipes. At least one will surely become a favourite!