Thanksgiving Pie “The Crown of the Feast”~1866

Thanksgiving Pie Recipe 1866


Thanksgiving Pie Recipe 1866

This is an incredibly detailed recipe, calling for delicate pastry work. No doubt that the Thanksgiving Pie was truly the crown of the feast!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Source: Mrs. Crown’s American Lady’s Cookery Book, 1866.

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  1. You’re right. What I thought was an interesting twist is that you prepare the puff paste decorations and add them to the pie 1/2 way through cooking. Burning the top is always an issue, but this solves the problem.


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