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I’m a bad blogger. I haven’t posted in a month though you were far too polite to say anything.  But there it is … Betty’s Pies was July 15th.  Egad, time sure flies.  To say I’ve been crazy busy, while true, is weak.  Coupled with my wackadoo work schedule is the fact that’s it’s been hotter than blazes around here – screaming hot with 527% humidity.  I take 3 showers a day and sit, in a stupid daze, in front of the fan to keep cool. The thought of turning on the oven makes me physically ill.  My face just might melt off.

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For the holiday weekend, I took a little trip up to a friends cabin in Western Wisconsin (that’s some of us above, kicking back outside.)  On the first night a neighbor – Willie – came over for a visit.  We got to talking about cobbler.  He asked if I could teach him how to make one like his Grandma made.  Sure, I said.  Is it more cakey or does it have a biscuit type of crust?  He said something about pie crust; it had a pie crust on the top and bottom.  Huh?  At least that’s what I think he said.  There were a lot of strong opinions being thrown about and none of us, besides Willie, thought a cobbler had two crusts.  We all call that pie. He left and I didn’t think much of it, doubtful our “lesson” would come to pass.

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