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Grandma's Apple Pie

I know everyone is on the pumpkin train right now, but I like to give apples some spotlight too.  I decided in my world apples get late September & October and pumpkins get November.  I think that's fair.

While I was appreciating apples, like they deserve, I bought myself a slice of apple pie from a pie shop Sunday.  I was quite excited for this apple pie, but as I ate it I thought, 'Grandma's apple pie is better.'

I can make Grandma's apple pie.

Have I ever made pie in my place before... no.  But I used to make Grandma's apple pie all the time growing up and she loved it.  (Maybe she was just saying that, but I took her a slice every time (that was probably my mom's idea) and she doted on it.)  It was one of our things.  That I made her apple pie.  

It's not a tricky recipe.  (I did make it from memory at least 5 years later.)  It's solid, traditional apple pie.  Right up my alley.
Yes, I baked it in a skillet.  I do not have a pie pan.
Work with what ya got.

While I rolled out the dough (also my first time making pie dough) and pieced together the ingredients, I just reflected on Grandma and I just kept seeing her laughing and telling stories.  It was pretty awesome.

Best pie ever.


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