The fannie farmer baking book by marion cunningham, 1996, edition, wings books, a division of random house. Crimp or flute the edges and cut several vents in the top of the pie. Continue reading this entry was posted in cooking and baking and tagged baking, cooking and baking, crisco, dessert, fannie farmer, pie, pie dough, rhubarb, rhubarb pie, saveur, shortening, spring, strawberry. Fannie farmers apple pie azoresgallife on an island. This book also demystified the magical nature of what i thought would be the most difficult pie i could ever make. People are so worried about adding too much water that they dont use enough. This book also demystified the magical nature of what i thought would be the most. The recipe for the rhubarb filling comes from fannie farmers the boston cookingschool cook book, first published in 1896. Lard makes more tender crust than butter, but lacks flavor which butter, though some chefs prefer beef suet. Recipe for the crust was on page 639, meringue topping on page 642, and the pie on page 653. In the 1892 boston cooking school cook book by fannie farmer yes, she was a real person, there is an entire chapter dedicated to pastry. Fannie farmers basic pastry pie crust by wylddwoman at. This book took me through my first experiences making pie crust. Its the apple pie i have been baking, well since i started baking apple pies, the recipe is from one of my very favorite cookbooks the fannie farmer cookbook.
Dense fudge pie one 9inch pie the best fudge pie i have ever found creamy, thick and chocolaty. The recipe for the pie crust is his mothers, and he grew up on an apple orchard in illinois, so you can be certain it will come out golden and flaky. Bake for about 25 minutes, until the juices are bubbling and the top has begun to brown. You see, i discovered this frightfully fabulous and easy recipe in my 1909 edition of the boston cookingschool cook book how spiffing. For making pastry, pastry flour and the best shortenings, thoroughly chilled, are essential. Remove the pie from the oven and set the pie pan on a rack to cool. Whip the cream and confectioners sugar together and spread over the pie. This comes from marion cunninghams the fannie farmer baking book alfred a. Chocolate crumb crust recipe follows 8 tablespoons 1 stick or 12 cup butter 2 ounces 2 squares unsweetened chocolate. If covered with pie crust, make several incisions in crust that. Heres the recipe i use when i do make my own pie crust.
Fannie farmers parker house rolls recipe nyt cooking. Marion cunningham 19222012 was born in southern california and lived much of her life in walnut creek. Jun 4, 2016 fannie farmers basic pastry pie crust recipe. Lard makes more tender crust than butter, but lacks flavor which butter, though some chefs prefer. Fannie farmers basic pastry pie crust recipe marion. The fannie farmer cookbook by marion cunninhgam always trying to improve on our healthy eating habits so thought id listen to this book on tape about the fannie farmer cookbook. Sep 20, 2014 fannie farmer s the boston cooking school cookbook is the classic american cookbook. Fannie farmer chocolate chip cookies recipe sparkrecipes. Fannie farmers apple cobbler i substituted peaches.
Cut in the shortening using a pastry blender or food processor on pulse. Fannie farmers boston cooking school cook book 3rd edition. The fannie farmer baking book from the family table. I have done a fair amount of baking in my life, but it has been sporadic recipes and i dont feel that i have a handle on what really makes it work. Im having lots of fun making pastry and pie crust, and my favorite discovery so far is the oldfashioned advice of rolling pastry on a floured linen. There is nothing surprising about this blueberry pie recipe except for the suggested sweetening for the pie. The fannie farmer baking book by marion cunningham 1984. Aug 05, 2009 i use my 1979 version of the fannie farmer cookbook for a lot of basic recipes. Buy autographed copies of kens pie books now available in. Prep time does not include the time it takes to pit the cherries or make the pie crust.
The fannie farmer baking book by marion cunningham kirkus. This honey graham cracker recipe makes a simple, nottoo. Baking of puff paste requires as much care and judgment as making. Its so light in sugar, so simple, and so very homey and delicious.
For more tips on making pie crusts, visit martha stewart. It was always within reach in my moms kitchen when i was growing up, its yellowed pages delicate and frayed from frequent use. Cherry pie is normally made with sour cherries but i like sweet cherries better so, luckily for me, this recipe was in my book. The fannie farmer baking book cunningham, marion on. And apple pie makes a perfect dessert, especially fannies apple pie. The boston cookingschool cookbook, by fannie merritt farmer, 1896. Fannie farmers the boston cooking school cookbook is the classic american cookbook. I used my fannie farmer cookbook thirteenth edition for todays pie.
In the fannie farmer cookbook she has a lot of great pie recipes but one that i use most often is her basic cream pie recipe. Browse and save recipes from the fannie farmer baking book to your own online collection at. The book, originally titled the boston cookingschool cook book, was a smash hit in the united states and became known simply as the fannie farmer cookbook. So much information about measuring and how different ingredients react to liquid, heat, etc also entertaining ideas and even beverages are discussed. The old farmers almanac everyday baking book now available in our store apples for your apple pies. Two of the crust recipes use butter and the other from the fannie farmer cookbook uses crisco shortening, making it a more oldfashioned, but tried and true crust recipe nonetheless. If the apples are still firm, bake a few minutes longer and test again. Fannie farmer s classic baked macaroni and cheese from. This custard pie recipe has some detailed baking instructions that set it apart from the rest. I excitedly present fannie merritt farmers good oldfashioned american pumpkin pie. Enjoy some blueberry squares, which are sort of like a bar cookie, and my favorite is the blueberry muffins.
Its from my 1946 edition of fannie farmer s boston cooking school cookbook. She was responsible for the revision of the fannie farmer cookbook and is the author of the breakfast book, and cooking with children. Prior to the introduction of domestic science in the late19th century, housework especially cookingdepended on skills passed down from mother to daughter or possessed by hired domestic labor. If you didnt know, fannie merritt farmer published the original book in 1896 under the title the boston cooking school cook book. This is best accomplished by covering an inverted deep pie plate with paste and baking for under crust. On the plus side, things are geared to a fairly canny middleamerican guesstimate. After going through her wellworn copy for the umpteenth time, i started thinking about how perfect so many of the recipes are for easy, weeknight baking. Here are two recipes for a butter crust one with shortening added and one with all. If my mom said, go get fannie farmer, i knew exactly what she meant. Searching through my library of cookbooks, i found what i was looking for thanks to fannie farmer a rich winter squash pie. The pie crust recipe is from crisco not my moms normal recipe and the filling is from fannie farmers baking book.
Jun 12, 2016 the fanny farmer baking book has a lot of practical instruction for those who may just be beginning their foray into the world of baking. This classic recipe is an adaptation of one found in a revised edition by marion cunningham. That changes now, with these graham crackers from the fannie farmer baking book, a classic by beloved cookbook author marion cunningham. The book, originally titled the boston cookingschool cook book, was a smash hit in the united states and became known simply as the fannie farmer. Its just a very wellwritten cookbook, and its my goto book for just about anything i want to bake. Fresh strawberry, peach or apricot pie fannie farmer. Of course, that involved running up to get some brandy i dont drink and my husband is 100% beer man. Makes one 9inch pie, single crust, custard filling. Mar 25, 2016 below are three recipes, one from deb perelmans described as a buttery flakey crust and two recipes that include the crust and filling. Fannie farmers basic pastry pie crust recipe pie crust, fannie. If in doubt, its better to bake a few minutes longer than to risk having undercooked fruit. Its lightness depends on the amount of air enclosed and expansion of that air in baking. The pie academys launch dayor how i got from there to here in just over 12,400 days. Gently stir in the sliced berries and pour into the baked crust.
For upper crusts, roll a piece of paste a little larger than the pie plate, prick, and bake on a tin sheet. I looked through several recipe books but had difficulty in finding a cookingfree recipe that sounded delicious. Vintage custard pie recipe from the boston cookingschool. The flakiness depends upon kind and amount of shortening used. Feb 07, 2018 last year i wrote about my moms favorite resource for finding simple, easytofollow recipes. The barefoot contessa and my fanny farmer baking book both do it this way. Fannie farmers chicken pot pie for an application of the 9.
Basic pie dough formula danielle beandanielle bean. Fannie farmers boston cooking school cook book 3rd edition 1918. In this chapter fannie farmer divides pastry by duty. She was responsible for the complete revision of the fannie farmer cookbook and was the author of the fannie farmer baking book, the breakfast book, the supper bok, cooking with children, and learning to cook with marion cunningham. Notice the pie is put in very hot oven to set the crust and then turned down to complete the baking. This book took me through my first experiences making pie crust, pita bread, and croissants. Substitute fresh peaches or apricots when they are in season. These are recipes you can use when you have an abundance of blueberries.350 1084 857 889 1468 1427 178 320 344 88 571 392 160 734 948 1024 542 837 577 917 1194 100 1309 1335 940 1010 148 877 1410 1373 332 841 671 1091 1437