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Thanksgiving is EASY Part 4: Pumpkin Pie

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Who doesn't love pumpkin pie? Well, a few people, but they can bring their own dang pie. I am not even going to deal with the crust. This is not the time to be learning how to make the perfect pie crust. Marie Callendar's deep dish pie crusts are fine. Let them thaw a little even though you are not supposed to, because the dough cracks and this way you can repair tell-tale problems and actually make it look more homemade. I've never had anybody complain. Really, people hardly cook. When they see that you have made a pie they act like you have just made it appear out of thin air. You are magic. I can't stress homemade whipped cream enough. The only excuse is if you don't own a mixer. It takes 3 minutes. This recipe makes 2 pies, depending on the size. If you have extra filling, pour it in custard cups. You get to eat those now as your bonus for all this work - I mean FUN!

OK, let's bake some pies!