Gardening, Cooking and Decorating on the Prairie of Kansas

Welcome to Linderhof, our 1920's home on the prairie, where there's usually something in the oven, flowers in the garden for tabletops and herbs in the garden for cooking. Where, when company comes, the teapot is always on and there are cookies and cakes to share in the larder.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Punch Pilgrim Pie

A Punch Family Thanksgiving Tradition . . . 

Pilgrim Pie

When Daughter Sarah joined the Punch family, 
she discovered a new (for her) traditional Thanksgiving food

Pilgrim Pie

"Aunt Jo" always made Pilgrim Pie -- for every Thanksgiving.

And although Thanksgiving always included Pumpkin Pie,
it was the Pilgrim Pie that everyone asked for.

Daughter Sarah was excited about the pie and the next year
(although I never tasted it)
Jo shared the recipe with me.

But I'm not to share it with anyone!

And I haven't

The last few years we've become part of the Punches extended family
and are invited to share Thanksgiving with them.

I, like the rest of the Punch family, now think Thanksgiving
isn't complete  without a Pilgrim Pie.

I looked for the recipe on-line and it isn't there although there are references to
Pilgrim Pie -- but most are really pumpkin pies.

The Pilgrim Pie as Jo makes it isn't.
(At least not under the title "Pilgrim Pie")

So, as I promised, Jo -- the recipe is our secret.

(And no, it contains nary a pumpkin or a cranberry in it)

We ate our fill yesterday of turkey and dressing and potatoes and sweet potatoes and cranberries

But did manage to have our annual slice of

Pilgrim Pie!

It's Friday and I'm joining Michael at Rattlebridge Farm for Foodie Friday.


Beth said...

Hi Martha, Looks like you had a terrific meal! The Pilgrim pie looks good. I'm guessing it might have some oatmeal in it from the photo. Have a nice wknd!

Pondside said...

That pie looks very good! Now you'll have me surfing the web for the recipe too.

Sara at Come Away With Me said...

I am glad you had a wonderful thanksgiving, and a delicious one!

You did manage to give us all the hints we need to find that recipe and it didn't take me long! I think I'll give that pie a try real soon - ;-)

Rebecca said...

Smiling here :) I'm not as smart as Sara must be. I've even re-read the post looking for the hints. Hmmmmmmmmm?????

Kansas_Kate said...

Don't tell Aunt Jo, but the Pilgrim's Pie recipe was published in 2000: