Maine Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides, And PIE!

Maine Pumpkin Patches

It’s that time of year! Foliage, Apple Picking, Pumpkin Picking, Hayrides, and Halloween. There is no better place to be than Maine when fall rolls around. Just in case you are new to these parts, we want to be sure you have a pretty good list of where to go to find a pick-your-own pumpkin patch and a fun hay ride… maybe even a SPOOKY hay ride for Halloween. The following link offers a great list of both. PUMPKIN PATCHES AND HAYRIDES

 

ThE PeRfEcT PuMpKiN PiE

1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie

INGREDIENTS
3 eggs
1 egg yolk
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 1/2 cups milk
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
2 cups pumpkin puree

DIRECTIONSMaine Pumpkin PiePreheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C.)

In a large bowl, combine eggs, egg yolk, white sugar and brown sugar. Add salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. Gradually stir in milk and cream. Stir in pumpkin. Pour filling into pie shell.

Bake for ten minutes in preheated oven. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), and bake for an additional 40 to 45 minutes, or until filling is set.

 

 

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