Sugar, flour, vinegar, eggs, and water are cooked until thick, and then butter and lemon extract are stirred in. This velvety filling is poured into a baked crust and chilled before serving. Top with whipped cream if desired.

Sugar, flour, vinegar, eggs, and water are cooked until thick, and then butter and lemon extract are stirred in. This velvety filling is poured into a baked crust and chilled before serving. Top with whipped cream if desired.

This sweet potato pie is made very creamy with evaporated milk and gets a bit of a kick with rum. Along with sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, eggs and butter, all the ingredients are put into a food processor and blended until very smooth. Then the filling goes into a pie crust and bakes for less than an hour.

This sweet potato pie is made very creamy with evaporated milk and gets a bit of a kick with rum. Along with sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, eggs and butter, all the ingredients are put into a food processor and blended until very smooth. Then the filling goes into a pie crust and bakes for less than an hour.

A spiced, sugared and delicious apple filling is spooned into a frozen crust, topped with aluminum foil and baked. Mid-way through baking, a streusel top is sprinkled on and the pie continues to bake until the apples are tender and the streusel is golden brown.

A spiced, sugared and delicious apple filling is spooned into a frozen crust, topped with aluminum foil and baked. Mid-way through baking, a streusel top is sprinkled on and the pie continues to bake until the apples are tender and the streusel is golden brown.

For this trusty recipe, pick tart, firm apples that will hold up to the baking. Slice them thinly and add flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and a dash of salt. Pile the apples into a prepared crust, dot with butter, and top with another round of pastry. Bake until the apples are tender and the crust is golden.

For this trusty recipe, pick tart, firm apples that will hold up to the baking. Slice them thinly and add flour, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg and a dash of salt. Pile the apples into a prepared crust, dot with butter, and top with another round of pastry. Bake until the apples are tender and the crust is golden.

A traditional side dish from the Alsace region of France, in the country’s northeast corner near the German border, this rich onion tart pairs bacon and caramelized onions in a creamy sauce baked in a pie shell.

A traditional side dish from the Alsace region of France, in the country’s northeast corner near the German border, this rich onion tart pairs bacon and caramelized onions in a creamy sauce baked in a pie shell.