Voilà! EZ as Pie Pie à la Mode

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Yesterday, at daybreak, I found my still lingering in Christmastime mode, sweet tooth (fortunately only figuratively) aching for some sort of fruit pie to side dish my utilitarian, hot cereal and coffee breakfast.

However, with [1] no such confection shelved within my dinky pantry and [2] my NEITHER being keen on leaving my teeth chattering (15º C / 59º F) lair NOR dashing thru the recently fallen (10 cm / 4 in) snow in my Chrysler Motors manufactured (163 horse), key opened “sleigh” (ISO of an open early on Sunday supermarket), I’d need to [3] get creative; and, more to the point, improv. a recipe.

With a jar of strawberry jam, box of saltine crackers and the still bubbling away double boiler all-the-sudden catching my eye; I soon knew exactly what to do.

Upon plating the oatmeal, I quickly rinsed / dried the double boiler and then placed, within, an egg poacher cup’s worth of jam.

Following the approximately ten minutes it took to consume my oatmeal, first, I poured my second cup of coffee and, next, spooned out the jam over a small bowlful of hand-crushed crackers (the makeshift pie crust), topped it all off with a few dollops of vanilla yogurt and, voilà, a tasty, generous serving of hot and cold contrasted…

EZ as Pie Pie à la Mode!

I figure that this would all wind up even tastier atop crushed graham crackers and how, occasionally, I could even sub in other homemade “pie fillings” (e.g. apple sauce sweetened with with brown sugar and sprinkled with cinnamon). Ergo, I’ve just added any of these missing items to my shopping list.

True, I could simply buy real pies, but why?

It’s easy as pie (and more economical, too) to simply DIY-IT!

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Stay Publicly / Properly Masked!
Stay Safe at Home!
Stay Healthy!

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