Pie or Cobbler? ~1910

Pie Recipe for Camping.

“It is not to be presumed that a mere male camper can make a good pie-crust in the regular way; but it is easy to make a wholesome and very fair pie-crust in an irregular way…” To be made with great circumspection and becoming reverence.



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Note to self: Don’t give the thing a name…

Here’s a link to Camp Cookery, circa 1910 – more to come.

Happy camping!

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8 thoughts on “Pie or Cobbler? ~1910

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  1. Don’t give the thing a name until it is baked.
    ( Wow, that got me laughing. Clobber’s Pie? Perhaps Bob or Cindy Lou Who? )

    “Is it better to be feared or respected? Is it to much to ask for both?”~Tony Stark: Iron Man

    “Pie or Clobber. Is it to much to ask for both with a la mode?” ~Holly: From Texas

    Tony and Holly…. To world *piece*!!

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      1. Per Steve’s comment below…

        He just might be crying tonight for I made… Lemon Meringue Pie, Banana chocolate chip and Cinn-a-buns with white icing.

        I was pondering this morning. Where does a *crisp* fall on this scale as well? How about a Graham Cracker crust? Pizza crust? Earth’s crust?

        Received your message my dear. Thank you. I shall tweak it and see how it turns out. :o)

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      2. Oooh – that’s some serious bakery goodness! Last night went out to a new local restaurant and one of the desserts looked like it was from the early 1900s – meringue with peach whip and glazed pistachios.

        I’m thinking:


  2. Where would a crumble fall on the pie-cobbler scale? Or a tart? I ask this, of course, with all due reverence.

    And real men NEVER laugh at dessert!

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