This pie has a story that goes along with it. With Mother's Day around the corner I thought I would share it.
Nothing better than a recipe that has a story........ The best keepsake of all.
Let's start from the beginning......
My mom is one of the best cooks I know. My dad grows fresh fruits and vegetables in the spring and summer and she cooks them..... Every which way she can! I have shared her Basil Pesto recipe before on the blog.
Not only does she cook great, she is a great baker. Growing up, my sister and I were always on a stool with a wooden spoon, stirring some great dessert my mom was baking. Most of my favorite recipes growing up were my moms! She could be a great food blogger if she would just do it!
In April of 1980, my sister had an idea. The local paper was doing a contest for Mother's Day. We had to send in a recipe that our mother had created. We loved her homemade Blueberry Crumb Pie! So my sister sent it in.
In a few weeks the phone rang to say that my mother's recipe had been chosen as the winner!
We couldn't believe it!! That was a big deal back then.
I remember the photographers came to the house along with the news reporter. We posed for pictures and it was a real treat.
We were famous.....at least for that weekend when the paper came out and our picture with the Blueberry Crumb Pie was in the Heralds News!
It was one of those memories that last forever. And of course my mom saved it.
That is me on the left....mom in middle and my sister on the right
(Oh to be young and skinny...)
So when we bake the pie....the story goes along with it. The day my mom won a blue ribbon and was famous!
(Check out those cabinets...eeek!)
A double treat! ....and it is delicious!
Hope you enjoyed the story!
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