American Pie II

The first time I made a pie crust, I was fifteen years old. My mom and my grandmother would begin baking two days before Thanksgiving dinner. There were seven kids in my mom's family. The entire group would be together for dinner, and my grandmother wanted everyone to have their favorite dessert. So they were…

American Pie

"As American as apple pie." Like baseball, we from the U.S. claim apple pie as our invention and part of our heritage. Hold on a sec. Just how American is apple pie? Apples originated in the area now known as Turkey ¬†and that's a long, long way from America. They were brought to North America…