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Old 11-18-2007, 07:02 PM   #1
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Quick question: Apple Pie, Bake/Freeze/Serve or Freeze/Heat/Serve??

We are baking for Thanksgiving and we have two apple pies ready to put in the oven but I thought I would check first. Is it better to cook these today and then refrigerate and/or freeze till Thanksgiving or refrigerate and/or freeze till the day of and then heat and serve.


Edit: I see there's a thread on this so it looks viable to freeze and then heat and serve. THe bottom crust is store bought the upper crust homemade w/ a little baking powder. I guess it should be allright.


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Old 11-18-2007, 07:05 PM   #2
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Personally I would freeze uncooked, then cook a day out of Thanksgiving and refrigerate, and reheat on the day. You'll need your oven on the day for the main course. Reheating won't take very long then.

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Old 11-18-2007, 08:10 PM   #3
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I second that motion ! -Freshly baked.
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Old 11-19-2007, 01:41 PM   #4
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Yeah that's what I figured and so I froze them...Id rather cook them recently so they taste fresher. Also there was an issue of liquid oozing out of the apples when you freeze them first, so I will let you know on that. The apples in the filling are fresh so that may be an issue.
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