27 responses

  1. Evan Thomas
    November 24, 2010

    That pie looks beautiful! I’m sure it will taste great. If I put down the spatula every time I had a baking failure, I’d never blog.

  2. Cynthia
    November 24, 2010

    Pecan Pie is also my favorite!!! When I start eating it I cannot stop 🙂 I makes me wish we had Thanksgiving tomorrow as well in Canada!!
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  3. Jillian @ Reshape Your Life
    November 24, 2010

    I probably would have just left the first pie as is and called it a day. lol I’ve never had pecan pie so I obviously wouldn’t know the difference 😉

    Looks like you had a fun day with your sister though! I wish I lived closer to my sisters!
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  4. Teresa @ Teresa Tastes & Travels
    November 24, 2010

    Oh my gosh! You’re baking machines! But seriously, where did the phrase, “easy as pie” come from? A misnomer, for sure.

  5. Lacey @ Lake Life
    November 24, 2010

    The best advice I ever got about baking was to always set all of your ingredients out on the counter before doing anything else. Then again, I never bake because it’s so easy to mess up!

    Your family will definitely appreciate your effort either way 🙂

  6. Erin (Travel, Eat, Repeat)
    November 24, 2010

    Wow, I’m impressed you prepped so much for Thanksgiving. I’m heading over to help my Mom tomorrow morning but we’re doing a pretty low-key celebration. Those cinnamon rolls look A-mazing!
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  7. Amy B @ Second City Randomness
    November 24, 2010

    That’s why I went for pecan pie cupcakes. Regular pie intimidates me! 😉
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  8. Shannon
    November 24, 2010

    ooh, i think i’m going to make those cinnamon rolls for friday morning 🙂 yum!! hope that second pie turns out, and it looks like the first one wasn’t a complete fail 🙂
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  9. emily
    November 24, 2010

    Your failure looks tastier than actual pecan pie to me! Great job on the crust 🙂

  10. Ali
    November 24, 2010

    I’m impressed with the homemade crust! I’ve never made one but I know my mom has never got the hang of it and my grandma is too impatient to teach her anymore (after years of trying). But the way you showed it made it look relatively painless, maybe I’ll have to try making a pie for Christmas. 😉 Enjoy all of the food tomorrow!

  11. Krystina
    November 24, 2010

    Honestly, spending that much time baking sounds like bliss to me.
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  12. Alina @ Duty Free Foodie
    November 24, 2010

    Your second attempt looks really good! Pecan pie is my favorite too, I can’t wait to make it one day. Well, I guess I can because I still haven’t made it. One day!
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  13. Shannon @ Philadelphia Phitness Pharmacy
    November 24, 2010

    Your pies look so good. Great job making it all from scratch! I hope you enjoy them tomorrow night! Happy Thanksgiving!
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  14. Hangry pants
    November 24, 2010

    I learned that pecan pie is deceivingly tough! I think it’s great that you tried and I’m sure it will be delicious tomorrow. Happy Thanksiving Meghann + family.

  15. Katy (The Singing Runner)
    November 24, 2010

    The pie looks delicious! I wish I had made a pecan pie instead of pumpkin (even though I love pumpkin). Looks like you had a fun day!
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  16. Lisa (bakebikeblog)
    November 24, 2010

    my oh my – you girls HAVE been busy in the kitchen!!!!

  17. Sana
    November 24, 2010

    I spent the day baking as well, and it is HARD work!
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  18. Jessica @ The Process of Healing
    November 24, 2010

    Pies are VERY tricky! I have a chocolate bourbon pecan pie on my to-do tomorrow!
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  19. Floey
    November 24, 2010

    Oh my goodness, what a baking extravaganza! All I plan on baking are cookies, and I still feel overwhelmed! haha…but then again, cookies are pretty much all I ever bake
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  20. Marina
    November 25, 2010

    So much baking, I envy you :))
    I would love to try those cinnamon rolls!

  21. movesnmunchies
    November 25, 2010

    WOW that pecan pie looks soo yummy! i wish I could haves some!
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  22. jen
    November 25, 2010

    Both pies look awesome!!! I had a cake fail yesterday making my pumpkin trifle, so now we have an extra spice cake just hanging around. Oh well 😉

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  23. rebecca lustig
    November 25, 2010

    if it makes you feel ANY better, i used baking powder instead of baking soda in a recipe the other day. woops.

    funny thing is, no one noticed… except for me 😉

    happy thanksgiving!!

  24. Samantha Angela @ Bikini Birthday
    November 25, 2010

    That second pie actually looks pretty tasty. I love all the pecans in it.

    Also, cute apron! Where did you get it?
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  25. Amy
    November 25, 2010

    Hey, that pie looks good to me! 🙂 Have a great Thanksgiving!!
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  26. Biz
    November 25, 2010

    Oh no! I think you did a great job in using the eggless pie with icecream – yum!

    Everything else looks great Meghann – have a wonderful holiday with your family!!
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  27. CarrieBeth
    November 25, 2010

    such a fun, full day! i sure do love reading your blog! thanks for writing 🙂

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