Grandpa cooks 5000 pies

bunnymanOctober 10, 2007

These nice young gals are standing in front of their grandpa's handywork. He has some help from the other guys at a local fraternal organization. Together they have put out thousands of pumpkin pies which are sold at a local pumpkin festival. Spices have to be purchased from the local Amish community because only they have 50lbs of pumpkin pie spice for sale. Pie filling is mixed up in 5 gallon batches with a paint mixer attached to a power drill.... talk about a stick blender! Many of the pies are sold before they are made as local people put in pre-orders. The rest are sold from a booth at the local festival.

... some of the good people in my family

: )

lyra

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lindac

Oh! Wow !!....and what kind of an oven do they use?
Beautiful little girls....those eyes are amazing!
Linda C

    Bookmark   October 10, 2007 at 12:16PM
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dgkritch

Beautiful!!
And the pies are nice too!

    Bookmark   October 10, 2007 at 4:34PM
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centralcacyclist

My goodness! That is a BAKE sale! Gorgeous girls!

    Bookmark   October 10, 2007 at 6:59PM
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woodie2

I've never seen so many pies, LOL, that is really amazing with a capital "A". The girls are really beautiful - nieces?

    Bookmark   October 11, 2007 at 9:57AM
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bunnyman

What you see are the pies hot out of the oven. They are packed up soon as they cool. Both convection and regular ovens are used to process as many pies as possible.

Nieces! They grow up so quickly.

: )
lyra

    Bookmark   October 11, 2007 at 2:13PM
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blueiris24

Those nieces of yours are adorable -- and what an undertaking with the pies! Amazing - thanks for sharing.

    Bookmark   October 15, 2007 at 12:16PM
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annie1992

Oh my, Michael, those nieces of yours have beautiful eyes. Of course, they are beautiful girls.

Wow, 5,000 pies, that kind of boggles my mind! I love pumpkin pie, though, yum.

Annie

    Bookmark   October 16, 2007 at 2:24PM
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chancesmom

Wow, amazing pie story and the girls are both gorgeous!

    Bookmark   October 17, 2007 at 3:33PM
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