In Richmond, British Columbia, Ruth Andersson piles fresh berries in a pastry crust, then dresses them up with an easy glaze and whipped cream. "It's the best fresh fruit pie I have ever tasted," she assures.
Here's a fun no-fuss way to fix dessert for one. Simply cook fresh peach slices with lemon juice, brown sugar and almond extract and bake inside a folded flour tortilla. It's sure to sweeten any meal. The recipe was submitted by Ann Sobotka of Glendale, Arizona.
My sister-in-law wanted to create an apricot pie recipe, so we experimented until we came up a combination of ingredients we liked. The meringue sits nice and high, while the sweet apricots retain a little of their chewy texture. It's yummy!
-Olive Rumage, Jacksboro, Texas
"I usually prepare desserts for potluck luncheons at our office," reports Betsy Furin of Rockville, Maryland. "My co-workers really enjoy this delightful combination of coconut pudding and fresh peaches."
Mom's sweet and saucy apple pie earns a lip-smacking salute from everyone who tastes it. Since it's hard to wait for it to cool, I like to serve slices warm with a scoop of French vanilla ice cream on top.