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Lattice Peach Crumble Pie

I am a TOTAL Pie GEEK!  Are you a Pie Geek too?  How do you know if you’re a Pie Geek?  If you answer yes to any or all of the following pie questions then,

You are a Pie Geek!


1. If you could stand up in a court of law and confess  “I your name do solemnly swear that I love pie, ALL PIE, Cream Pie, Fruit Pie, Savory Pie…pie, pie, pie.”

2. If you, ALSO, love to bake pies, or have baked at least 3 pies in your life time.

3. If you find yourself inserting the word pie into poems, songs, and your daily vocabulary.  “Pie how are ya” “Lucy in the Pie with diamonds..” “Oh how I love pie let me count the ways…” Or you think people have said something about pie when they really have not. “I love the color of your pies…” (eyes).  “Aren’t the Boston Cream Pies on fire this year?!” (Boston Celtics)

4. You call your mouth a “pie hole”.

5. And FINALLY…just saying the word pie makes you swoon, MMMmmm AaahhhH, and smile dizzily like a GEEK.  If you answered yes to this question…well I’m sorry, BUT you are a PIE GEEK!


Because I’m a self proclaimed PIE GEEK.

Because I’ve had a blast sharing some of my favorite pie recipes with you this week.

Because I partied like a rock star with Tidy Mom at her LOVE the Pie Party. (I had my first pie hangover.)

BECAUSE I love you, and think you are all the bomb diggity (daughters new word).  I want to give you the chance to WIN my FAVORITE PIE PLATE. Longaberger Pottery’s Grandma Bonnies Pie Plate.  I looooove this pie plate.  It’s my favorite of all my pie plates.

There it is.  I love this pie plate with all my heart.  It’s pretty.  It bakes the crust perfectly.  It’s nice and deep, but it’s not too deep.  Any way you look at it, it’s the perfect pie plate!



1. Leave me a comment telling me about your favorite pie.  Is it a pie you make, you buy, or a pie that Grandma Ethel makes every Thanksgiving.  One entry per person.

2. If you have a blog, LINK UP your favorite pie recipe BELOW.
Add this line in your post and link it back to me: I’M A PIE GEEK.   Join me and many others for the Pie Geek link~up at Eat2gather.net, and have a chance to win a Longaberger  Pottery Pie Plate. Be a part of the fun and share your favorite pie recipe! (or just link up with with out adding line…I’m easy!) But please
Leave me a comment letting me know you left a link!  You may link two pies, giving you an entry for each!

**US Residents Only to win. All winners with a valid entry will be chosen using Random.org.  Link-up and comments entries close at 10pm November 21, eastern standard time.  I will announce a winner on November 22, 2011.

Longaberger has no idea who I am or that I’m doing this giveaway. This giveaway is purely from me to you…cause I love you and Pie more than you will ever know….actually it’s really quite piethetic.

Now that I’ve got all that business out of the way.  I have another pie that I want to share with you!

This pie goes out to my gal Cind.  She’s the purdy one on the right.  This girl loves herself some pie.  We have known each other before we could even eat pie!  Don’t you worry though, we have made up for all those non-pie eating years…..and then some.   Cindy is a bonefide Pie Geek, and Peach Pie is her favorite!  So, I came up with this pie just for her.  This one’s for you my Pie luvin’ sister




Lattice Peach Crumble Pie

6 cups Peaches, pitted and sliced
3 tablespoons Flour
1/2 cup Sugar
3/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg

Crumble Layer:
1 cup Brown Sugar
1/2 cup Flour
1/2 cup Old Fashioned Oatmeal
1 stick Butter, cold and cut into cubes

2 Pie Crusts

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
-Roll out one pie crust and lay it in bottom of pie plate, trim edges so they hang 1″ over edge of pie plate.
-Combine peaches, flour, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a bowl.
-Cut cold butter into flour, brown sugar, and oatmeal with a pastry cutter.
-Pour peach filling in bottom crust.
-Cover filling with crumb layer, make sure crumb layer evenly covers peaches.
-Roll out second crust, cut into 1″ strips with a pizza cutter, lay strips in a basket weave pattern over crumb layer. Trim up over hang. Crimp bottom and lattice crust layer together.
-Set pie plate on cookie sheet (to avoid juices bubbling out from getting all over the bottom of your oven) place on middle rack in a preheated 375 degree oven for 50-60 minutes.
Let cool 1 hour before serving with vanilla ice cream.



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Cheers to Pie!

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  1. my mother inlaw make a pecan pie to die for.. i cant wait for thanksgiving cause she is making it =)


  2. hey sheil! remember me (used to be nietering), i LOVE your blog. very inspiring ideas and simple, honest, comforting food! i prefer cooking over baking, but your pie crust seems foolproof and i might just try it.

    i love sugar cream pie. this is a very delicious, simple, custardy pie and the “hoosier state pie” here in indiana where i live now. i have found a lot of people have never heard of it, but once they taste it, they love it too 🙂 i don’t like any a la modes or whipped cream or slivered nuts near my pieces of pie- just straight up pie, plain and delicious.

  3. OH, I do LOVE me some pie. I make a delicious Dutch Apple Pie, if I do say so myself! I also REALLY LOVE pecan pie. I typically have that only 1 or 2 times a year though, so there is just something a little extra special about it.

    Sheila~ Thanks for the opportunity to win that gooood-lookin’ pie plate! I have just one pie plate that is very generic that came with a set of other dishes; nothing special in the least. I appreciate the chance to win something so purdy!!

    Have a WONDERFUL Thanksgiving!!!

  4. You are right about the girlie in the picture w/ you, she makes herself a mean pie. I’ve been on the receiving end of her yummy pies a time or two……Sheil, I look forward to trying some of your yummy pie recipes you shared this month…..Call me boring, but my favorite pie is pumpkin pie. And I’ll be using my grandmother’s recipe card written in her handwriting when I make it this week.

  5. I am cannot select a favorite….the thought of it sends me into a cold sweat. I love banana cream and coconut cream pie….it’s making my mouth water just thinking about it! I love my friend Tina’s apple pie…..to die for! My grandmother’s pecan and pumpkin pie….yes, I’ll have two slices of each…4 total! Rhubarb pie….sometimes I think I’m the only one….a good scoop of ice cream is all is takes to perfect the tartness. I could go on and on, but Shelia brought over a new version of pecan pie….chocolate in the middle…and there’s one piece left that I must go and eat so that I can add this to my list of favorites too!!

  6. Thank you so much for offering such a generous giveaway! I live for my cousin’s Chocolate and Butterscotch pies. They’re simple yet so unbelievably good. I beg her to make them for every holiday, birthday and any other day ending in y. They really are that good.

  7. My favorite pie is a cranberry pie that I only make at Thanksgiving (you know, that’s the season for cranberries, right? Cranberry sauce with turkey and potatoes….yum, yum) anyway, my kids really love it too.
    But this year I called my Mom and told her, don’t make any pies I’m going to bring three of them. Of course one will be my cranberry pie, but the other two are going to be from your blog. The pumpkin pie with the syrup in it, and Dutch apple pie (My hubbies favorite).
    I actually have a great apple pie filling recipe that I can every year so I will probably just use that for the filling because it’s just so easy to make a crust (of course your Grandma’s crust recipe, I tried it and love it) open the jar and dump in the pie filling. But then I will use your recipe for the top crumbly part.
    Now that I think about it, I might have to make a Mountain Berry pie too. That is one of MY favorite. Three berries mixed together, it’s so…… good.
    Ohh…Boy, it sounds like I might be busy next week Wednesday.
    WooHoo… What fun. I have never made so many pies untill I started reading your blog about a year ago. Thanks Sheila for sharing your passion with me.
    May You and Your Family have a Blessed Thanksgiving!!

  8. My favorite is a French Apple Pie from my girlfriend, Lori!!! It is mouth wateringly good…. I know that’s not a word, “mouth wateringly”, but it works for this pie. And I definitely qualify as a Pie Geek!!! I Love Pie!

  9. I love me some Pumpkin Pie the most, but I would never ever in a million years turn down apple, key lime, or sweet potato either.

    Mmmmmm Pie…..

  10. I am not a pie geek – it pains me to say this, and it may sound trendy, but I am a cupcake geek. Swear I was making cupcakes before they became the “it” bakery item. My favorite pie is Lemon Meriange (I cannot even spell it), this is the first pie I ever made, as a kid maybe 10, and I absoutely love the tartness and the fluffy merainge (yes I could look this up, but don’t feel like it)

  11. My favorite pie is Lemon Meringue which I do not make because making meringue scares me. I do make other pies though and that pie plate looks beautiful.

  12. Sheil!! That’s soooo great!! Now I have to make the pecan (bourbon style for MY family 😉 ) and the peach!! Yummers!! Can’t wait!

  13. Loving the pie week! So many yummy ones to try. I love, love, love pie, just about any kind of pie except coconut cream (I only like coconut in small, no, itty-bitty doses, hiding under lots of chocolate chips). I have lots of favorites … I guess whatever pie I’m eating at the moment is my fave LOL! Since it’s hard to pick a favorite, I guess I’ll just tell you about our most recent find. My daughter was looking through some really old cookbooks that my stepmom was going to get rid of … you know the kind, the church ladies cookbook where everyone puts their bestest recipes? She found a simple lemon pie and jotted it down and we put fresh lemons on the grocery list that week. Oh, boy, was it good! She’s made it several times since then. Now, we’ve been using store-bought frozen crust, which isn’t too bad, but I’m hoping to show her how to make from-scratch pie crust over the Christmas holiday, using my Great Grandma Orva’s best crust recipe. I bet it’ll make the lemon pie over the top delish! And who knows, maybe we’ll make a few crusts and try some of the recipes you’ve shared. They sound heavenly!

  14. My favorite pie for Thanksgiving is Pumpkin Struesel. It doesn’t even need whipped cream! I don’t remember where I found the recipe, but I make it almost every year. Yummy!