French Pork Pies (Tourtières) OR “Keep on Looking Busy for the Love of TV”

In a large saucepan, mix together the ground pork, cloves, cinnamon, onion, salt, celery, bay leaf and water. Simmer over medium-low heat for about 3 hours, or until the water has evaporated. If need be, add additional water in 1/4 cup increments.  Remove from the heat and discard the bay leaf.

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January 23 is National Pie Day!

In honor of this day of reflection, celebrating all that the pie has given our nation, I give you my FIVE FAVORITE PIE RECIPES also known as the ONLY FIVE PIE RECIPES I KNOW! But don’t let that fool you. They’re all terrific, and well worth the day off of work. Wait.. you didn’t report to work today on accident, did you? It’s National Pie Day, you know! Didn’t you notice the lack of traffic on the freeways?

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