los angeles guest suites

 

pom couscous

pom steak

oftt

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

by Administrator
Print Email

This pie is great with a traditional pie crust or graham cracker gingersnap or chocolate cookie pie crust.  To make a cookie crust, combine 1 3/4 cups cookie or cracker crumbs with 2 tablespoons sugar and 3 tablespoons melted butter. Pat into the pie pan, and bake in a preheated 325° F oven for 10 minutes.

Cool before filling.

Filling: 

 1 tablespoon unflavored gelatin
 2 tablespoons each fresh orange juice and cold water
 1 cup light brown sugar 2 cups canned pumpkin
 1 teaspoon cinnamon
 ¼  teaspoon ground ginger and
 ¼ teaspoon ground cloves
 3 egg yolks
 ¼  teaspoon salt
 3 egg whites
 2 tablespoons sugar
 2 teaspoons finely grated orange zest
 1 cup heavy cream

Combine orange juice and water in a small dish. Sprinkle the surface with the gelatin, and set aside for about 5 minutes to soften.

In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, pumpkin puree, spices, egg yolks, and salt. Cook over medium heat until thickened, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat and stir in softened gelatin mixture until it is dissolved. Stir in the orange zest and pour the mixture into a large bowl. Refrigerate just until mixture becomes cool and syrupy, about 30 minutes.

Beat egg whites until soft peaks form, then add the sugar and whip until slightly stiffer peaks form. In another bowl, whip the cream just until soft peaks form. Fold the egg whites into the pumpkin mixture, then fold in half the whipped cream.

Pour the filling into the pie crust.   Spoon the remaining whipped cream on top.

Refrigerate for about 3 hours or until set.

(optional:  decorate the whipped cream with dark chocolate shavings) 

Restaurant News

Eating Around Ireland
London - British Isles
by Laura Johnson

irelandl.jpgIt's no secret that my best friend, Missy and I love to travel. We met 25 years ago in the parking lot of a Winn Dixie grocery store in Valdosta, Georgia. I was in college there and she was...

Read more...
Rivera
Los Angeles
by Maia Harari

pch.jpgI love food. And I love going out to eat and trying new places. And I love talking about food. In fact, I love food so much that whenever I'm eating I actually try not to get too full so that...

Read more...
Poke Bar Come to Costco
Northern California
by Amy Sherman

pokebar1One of the many things I enjoy eating in Hawaii is poke. It’s a raw fish dish, that generally combines fresh yellowfin tuna, also known as ahi, with local ingredients like seaweed, Hawaiian salt...

Read more...
The Waffle House
Southern States
by Ann Nichols

sign.jpg The Waffle House is sort of the unofficial flower of the Southern Interstate exit. Driving North from the Gulf Coast on I-65 for the past two years, I have seen the yellow signs blossoming in...

Read more...