|5 pie crusts|
|Home canned apple pie filling|
Since I have been troubled with bad knees I was counting the days to the injection appointment. But, the injections bother me about a day and a half but then I jump up and feel 30 again for awhile! Today is my first feel like 30 day. Thus the reason I have postponed the marketing.
Planned Christmas Buffet:
thehiddenpantry.blogspot.com/2013/03/baking-whole-ham-for-easter.html I also ordered several pounds of the butchers delicious homemade potato salad (yes I did!) But I will throw together some baked beans. Thinking of a huge, maybe 4 pound platter of fresh strawberries and some chocolate ganache for dipping! Then our other "likes" include a platter of ice cold shrimp cocktail, a cheese ball with crackers, assorted bread. thehiddenpantry.blogspot.com/2011/12/old-fashioned-persimmon-pudding-my.html Assorted beverages on ice and maybe a bit of hot buttered rum! thehiddenpantry.blogspot.com/2010/11/hot-buttered-rum.html
|Raisin and Apple Pies|
Since they are still hot I dropped a cooling rack into the bottom of each of two large tote bags. Next I covered the rack with a clean tea towel and put the aluminum pie plate in a second aluminum pie plate to sturdy up the base. Then I rolled 2 additional clean tea towels into cylinders and used them as bumpers to keep the pie from sliding.
|Tucked away to travel|
The last step was to tear, fold, and enclose two ample sheets of fresh aluminum foil for the pis to be covered with when cool.