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Rustic Blueberry Pie

 

This sweet and juicy Rustic Blueberry pie gives a whole new meaning to “simple as pie”

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Twenty six years ago today I married my best friend. 

I love waking up next to you every morning. I love that you make me laugh every day. I love sharing everything with you. I love that you put up with me and all my flaws. I love that you are THE best Dad and provider for our family! I love that you NEVER let us down. I love that your family ALWAYS comes first. I love that you tell me I look fabulous when I feel fat. I love that you hug me when I cry. I love that you will go to the store when I don’t feel like going. I love that you will pick up pizza when I don’t feel like cooking. I love that you know me. I LOVE that you LOVE me. I love that it’s painfully obvious that our 2 kids are our 2 kids…… they have good and bad features/traits/habits from each of us. I hope we have managed to set an example for our girls as to what a happy, successful marriage is.  I love you honey!

I’d like to say I made this Blueberry Pie for our anniversary, but truth is, Steve isn’t a fan of pie.  But he is a fan of allowing me to do what makes me happy.  That’s why I’m able to blog, he knows it makes me happy to be in the kitchen, he knows how excited I get when I pull out my camera and all the stuff I need to get “just the right shot”!  And most of all, he knows how much I love to come here and share it all on TidyMom!

Today, bloggers all around the web are celebrating the first day of summer with Pie Party 2012!  And I think you know how much I LOVE PIE!

Food bloggers, Shauna AhernJustin SchwartzGarrett McCord and Ashley Baron Rodriguez, came up with Pie Party 2012, where bloggers could share their pie posts on an official Facebook page .  I’m submitting this super easy Rustic Blueberry Pie. There will be plethora of wonderful pie recipes you should go check out!

Rustic Blueberry Pie at TidyMom.net

If you are one who thinks pie is hard to make………..then you need to make a rustic pie!  So simple, and no need to worry about how it looks!

Rustic Blueberry Pie

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Rustic Blueberry Pie

This sweet and juicy Rustic Blueberry pie gives a whole new meaning to "simple as pie"

Ingredients

    For the Crust:
  • 1-1/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter (1 stick)
  • 1/8-1/4 cup ice water
  • For Pie Filling:
  • 2 cups blueberries (fresh or frozen)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1-2 Tablespoons flour (depending how juicy they are)
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions

    For the Crust
  1. In a medium bowl, mix flour, salt and sugar.
  2. Chop or grate cold butter into small pieces and add to flour mixture.
  3. Cut butter into flour using pastry blender (or 2 knives) until mixture looks like sand.
  4. Slowly add water and mix using a fork until mixture holds together.
  5. Pat and form into a ball
  6. Flour work surface and roll out crust two inches larger than pie pan.
  7. Place crust in the pie pan.
  8. For Filling:
  9. Combine berries, sugar, flour and lemon juice in large bowl.
  10. To Make Pie:
  11. Add berries to pie crust.
  12. Fold edges of crust over filling, creasing as needed.
  13. Wet finger with a little water to seal creases in crust (this helps to keep them folded when baking)
  14. Bake at 400° for 30 minutes or until filling is bubbling.
  15. Serve warm with ice cream!

Notes

To make this recipe even quicker, you can use refrigerated pie crust, and roll it out a bit, so it's larger than your pie pan.

Pie can be carefully removed from pan and served on a plate.

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Cheryl Sousan

A self-proclaimed neat freak, Cheryl chronicles her journey through homemaking on her blog, TidyMom.net, where she shares recipes, tutorials, crafting and her ever-growing love for photography. This St. Louis mom juggles her passion for life, her daughters and her tiger-loving husband, all while her obsession with tidiness cleans up the trail blazed behind her. Google+

59 Responses to “Rustic Blueberry Pie”

  1. Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. posted on June 20, 2012 at 8:36 am (#
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    looks SO good. I was baking with blueberries all afternoon yesterday. I am on a kick

  2. Brian @ A Thought For Food posted on June 20, 2012 at 8:45 am (#
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    Rustic is just what I like! This looks great! Yay for Pie Party!

  3. Karly posted on June 20, 2012 at 8:46 am (#
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    Happy Anniversary, Cheryl!

    Your pie looks like a fabulous way to celebrate, even if you have to eat it all yourself! :)

    • TidyMom replied on June 20th, 2012 at 9:00 am

      it’s a tough job, but someone has to do it! lol

  4. Brian @ A Thought For Food posted on June 20, 2012 at 8:52 am (#
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    Oh my goodness! i’m a jerk… Happy Anniversary! My computer froze as I was reading your post and I ended up just coming back to leave a comment. But HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!!!!!! WOOO HOO!

    • TidyMom replied on June 20th, 2012 at 9:29 am

      lol……you’re SO not a jerk! and besides, you already told me!! but you’re a doll Brian! Happy Anniversary to you too!

  5. sue @ Cakeballs, cookies and more posted on June 20, 2012 at 8:53 am (#
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    happy anniversary! And hay for pie:)

  6. Carolyn posted on June 20, 2012 at 8:56 am (#
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    Happy Anniversary, Cheryl! And lovely, lovely pie!

  7. Meghan @ After the Ivy League posted on June 20, 2012 at 9:16 am (#
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    That pie looks fantastic! Absolutely oozing with blueberries, yum!

  8. Villy @ For the love of Feeding posted on June 20, 2012 at 9:17 am (#
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    Happy Anniversary! This pie looks so good I think I wanna make it tonight!!

  9. Shari M posted on June 20, 2012 at 9:57 am (#
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    Happy Anniversary to you both! You, obviously, have found your soul mates, Have a grand day! Can’t wait to make this delicious looking and easy pie.

  10. Janet posted on June 20, 2012 at 9:59 am (#
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    Happy Anniversary. I think there may have been a typo in the pie crust recipe. 1/4 cup flour? Thanks

    • TidyMom replied on June 20th, 2012 at 10:57 am

      ooops thanks so much – should be 1-1/4 cups ! fixed it!

      • melissa replied on June 20th, 2012 at 8:41 pm

        Thank u for saying this…just tried it twice using my email….no wonder it didn’t work so well. Thanks!

  11. DessertForTwo posted on June 20, 2012 at 10:45 am (#
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    This is so sweet & touching :)

    We’re about to say ‘I do’. I feel so lucky to marry my best friend too :)

    Love this pie, also!

    • TidyMom replied on June 20th, 2012 at 10:59 am

      oh congrats!!……..just know it’s not always easy, you HAVE to work hard, be willing to compromise!! you get what you give!!!

  12. HeatherChristo posted on June 20, 2012 at 10:59 am (#
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    What a lovely tribute to your husband. Happy Anniversary Cheryl- 26 years is something to be proud of. Your pie is beautiful too :)

  13. Averie @ Averie Cooks posted on June 20, 2012 at 11:39 am (#
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    what a sweet tribute to your husband and congrats to you two for making it 26 years!!

    gorgeous pie, too!

  14. Leslie posted on June 20, 2012 at 11:45 am (#
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    I will be picking up a boatload of blueberries on Saturday, and I can’t wait to try this recipe! Thanks for sharing, and Happy Anniversary!

  15. aida mollenkamp posted on June 20, 2012 at 1:03 pm (#
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    Happy Anniversary!

  16. Amanda posted on June 20, 2012 at 1:30 pm (#
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    This pie looks SOOOOO good! I love blueberry something fierce, so you know I am going to have to try this. And HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!! Twenty Six years is amazing… so proud of you!!!

  17. Caralyn @ glutenfreehappytummy posted on June 20, 2012 at 1:51 pm (#
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    yum! i lcould definitely go for a slice of that right now! looks delicious!

  18. Tickled Red posted on June 20, 2012 at 2:37 pm (#
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    Awww…Happy Anniversary love!! That pie is gorgeous by the way. xoxo

  19. Paula posted on June 20, 2012 at 3:44 pm (#
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    Beautiful post Cheryl! Happy 26th Anniversary to you both. Your rustic blueberry pie looks delicious.

  20. Kirstina Vanni posted on June 20, 2012 at 3:53 pm (#
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    Happy Anniversary! What a lovely recipe to celebrate with!

  21. Sylvie @ Gourmande in the Kitchen posted on June 20, 2012 at 4:13 pm (#
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    Awww, what a sweet love note to Mr. Tidymom. :-) Happy Anniversary to the both of you! xo

  22. Allyson posted on June 20, 2012 at 4:33 pm (#
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    This looks incredible…and like I might be able to do it!

  23. Christina @ Sweet Pea's Kitchen posted on June 20, 2012 at 5:08 pm (#
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    Happy anniversary! This pie looks like a perfect way to celebrate! I love the rustic look of this blueberry pie!

  24. marla posted on June 20, 2012 at 6:15 pm (#
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    I LOVE the idea of a pie party ~ yours looks amazing!!

  25. Jeanette posted on June 20, 2012 at 6:17 pm (#
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    Awe, what a beautiful post Cheryl – Happy Anniversary, so sweet. Your rustic blueberry pie is just gorgeous too!

  26. Amy posted on June 20, 2012 at 7:11 pm (#
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    Cheryl,
    This pie is actually known as a galette. I was surprised nobody brought that up…
    I love the versatility of galettes; I recently made one with white peaches, cherries, and blueberries. I know, interesting combination.
    Just a few tips: 1. You don’t actually need a pie pan, you can use a flat baking sheet lined with parchment paper or foil (just be careful in case the juices leak out). 2. I would suggest sprinkling the galette with heavy cream or water and then following up with a sprinkling of any coarse sugar (such as turbinado or demerara) just before putting it in the oven. 3. Galettes really only hold up for a couple days, and then they start to become gummy (speaking from experience here).
    Also, feel free to use any type of flour…again, the versatility of galettes!!
    Thought I would just share a few comments and tips,
    Amy

  27. Marci Johnson posted on June 20, 2012 at 8:31 pm (#
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    I love the fact that this pie looks so rustic around the edges. Blueberries are my favorite and I cannot wait to try this recipe. I always have used cornstarch with my berry pies- I will try the flour instead! :)

  28. the domestic fringe posted on June 20, 2012 at 8:49 pm (#
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    I’m making this tomorrow! I have blueberries still in the freezer that we picked ourselves. Looks SO good!

    ~FringeGirl

  29. Maria posted on June 20, 2012 at 9:20 pm (#
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    Happy Anniversary! Love the pie! Perfect way to celebrate!

  30. Kristen posted on June 20, 2012 at 10:43 pm (#
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    This is simple as pie! Happy anniversary to you and Steve. Here’s to many more to come!

  31. Miss @ Miss in the Kitchen posted on June 21, 2012 at 12:00 am (#
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    Gorgeous pie! Happy anniversary, it is a wonderful thing to be married to your best friend.

  32. Jennifer @ Mother Thyme posted on June 21, 2012 at 6:42 am (#
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    Aw, Happy Anniversary! This pie is just lovely!

  33. Teresa posted on June 21, 2012 at 6:42 am (#
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    Looks yummy! Happy Anniversary!

    Teresa

  34. Allison [Girl's Guide to Social Media] posted on June 21, 2012 at 7:50 am (#
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    Happy Anniversary! Thank you for sharing this amazing looking rustic pie. :)

  35. Raquel posted on June 21, 2012 at 3:43 pm (#
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    Looks delicious – I love the way the blueberrys are peeking through the center. Also, congrats on 26 years!!! My husband and I have also been married 26 years. They go by fast don’t they? Hope you enjoy your celebration!

  36. Javelin Warrior posted on June 21, 2012 at 11:36 pm (#
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    On Fridays, I share my favorite food finds in a series called Food Fetish Friday – and I love this post so I’m featuring it as part of the roundup (with a link-back and attribution). I hope you have no objections and I look forward to seeing what you create next…

  37. Darlene Creech posted on June 22, 2012 at 1:47 pm (#
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    This pie is fantastic and easy!!! Used refrigerated pie crust, but was so simple and wonderful….Thank you for this easy recipe!

  38. Renee - the Creative Orchard posted on June 22, 2012 at 1:47 pm (#
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    Your pie looks so yummy! Thanks for telling me about Pie Party 2012! I just shared my CHERRY Pies ‘n Cream Sandwich!
    http://www.thecreativeorchard.blogspot.com/2012/06/cherry-pies-n-cream-sandwich.html#

  39. Melanie posted on June 24, 2012 at 6:00 pm (#
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    If you use frozen berries do you need to let them thaw first or can you use them frozen?

  40. Allie posted on June 24, 2012 at 10:33 pm (#
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    Happy Anniversary! This pie is gorgeous! Looks delicious, too. I featured this post on my blog today. I’d love it if you came and checked it out and grabbed a button if you like!

  41. susan posted on June 25, 2012 at 9:22 am (#
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    I love a rustic pie, and this looks delish!

  42. bridget {bake at 350} posted on June 27, 2012 at 2:57 pm (#
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    You guys are such a sweet couple…and I love that Steve supports you and loves your love o blogging and baking! Guys like that are keepers. I guess you figured that out! ;) Give your Tiger Man a hug from me. Happy (late) anniversary!

  43. Melody posted on July 3, 2012 at 10:00 pm (#
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    OMG…this looks amazing! Pinning <3

  44. danielle posted on December 5, 2012 at 10:14 am (#
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    This was amazing! Finally had some…btw I doubled the blueberries in it as well. So i used 4 cups and adjusted the other ingrediants as well. We had company over and they just raved about it! :D I was so excited! I have had blueberries in our freezer we picked over a year ago and they need used up. And with this one they sure will be. The hubs has already made a request for his own that he doesn’t have to share. LOL

  45. Sue R. posted on November 3, 2013 at 1:25 pm (#
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    Sounds really easy! I’m going to try it today. I have a BIG bag of frozen blueberries to use! Thank you for your blog! I am not a neat freak but I try!

  46. Sue R. posted on November 3, 2013 at 1:26 pm (#
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    Oh, Happy Anniversary!

  47. Andreea posted on April 2, 2014 at 6:02 am (#
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    How large the pan? Thanks :-)

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