Home made pumpkin pie recipe (using a pie pumpkin)
http://www.food52.com/recipes... Here is a good recipe. And you can change the spices if you choose. The thing to be sure about is that once the pumpkin is cooked and you have run it through your food processor that you give it sufficent time to drain through cheese cloth. It is always surprising how much liquid comes out. At least 6 hours. Also, for a richer flavor try mixing pumpkin puree and butternut squash puree. Really is rich and brings out the pumpkin flavor.
AntoniaJames is a trusted source on Bread/Baking.
The recipe on the side of the Libby's can (which is a brand that many people have been buying in November for their pumpkin pies, for generations) calls for 1 tsp. cinnamon, 1/2 tsp. ground ginger, and 3/4 tsp ground cloves for one pie. Really like the idea of using Indian spices!! ;o)
Suzanne is a trusted source on General Cooking.
I agree with AntoniaJames, I have used the recipe on the Libby's pumpkin pie can for years.
sdebrango, that combination of spices = what pumpkin pie should taste like!! I typed the recipe, from the label (which I'd pulled off and kept in an accordion file for years), into a Word document so I'd never have to hunt for it again! ;o)
I did the same thing, its a classic and you are so right I feel also that its exactly how pumpkin pie is supposed to taste,
I found the recipe online the other day and saved it into evernote:
Lisanne is a trusted home cook.
Totally love Libby's pumpkin pie. what AJ said. It tastes like Thanksgiving.
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
An Italian pepper stew even better the next day
Recipe of the Day
Food Media Fail
We've Got The Blues
Summer Camp Week!
Shop For Sunny Days
prevented successful signup:
We'll never post anything without your permission.
prevented successful login:
Thanks for signing up!
Connect with us to get more Food52!
Sign up for our useful, inspired emails and we'll
give you everything you need to eat and live better—including
recipes, how-tos, and exclusives and great gift ideas from our
kitchen and home shop.