Apple to “World-famous” Sweet Potato: Where to Order Thanksgiving Pie in Texas

Apple to “World-famous” Sweet Potato: Where to Order Thanksgiving Pie in Texas

One of the pies available at Bonafide Betties in Rockwall is their Pumpkin Smash, a pumpkin pie with a chocolate-hazelnut Nutella swirl.Could there be anything more quintessentially Texas than curling up on the couch to watch Thanksgiving football and chowing down on some pie? Of course, the pie had better be a fresh one—prepackaged desserts won’t cut it around here. In Texas, the state pie is pecan, the state tree is pecan, and five thousand to eight thousand acres of pumpkins are planted each year throughout the state, so we know what we’re doing when it comes to Thanksgiving dessert. “The tradition of pie cookery in Texas was handed down through generations,” says Dean Fearing, chef and owner of Fearing’s in Dallas. “In the 1800s, if you had fruit trees, you made pies.” Today, the phrase is more along the lines of “If you have internet,…View Original Post

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