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DIY: Elegant Farmer Apple Pie In A Paper Bag

Smiley Barn at Elegant FarmerI’m very happy and excited about this post. It’s the very first guest blogger at All’s Fare.

A few weeks ago my friend Karin Balke posted pictures of her Do-It-Yourself Apple Pie baked in a paper bag. Since her and her family live outside Wisconsin, they can’t enjoy the special treat from the Elegant Farmer in Mukwonago, Wis., as frequently. Her pictures were just so gorgeous and the tale of how the recipe came to be just so fun (and perfect for the fall season) that I asked her to share her story with readers.

I hope Karin will come back in the future to share more of her baking and cooking adventures!

Take it away, Karin!

Elegant Farmer's Pie in a BagMy husband and I bought a bushel of Macintosh apples from a local orchard in Corvallis, Mont. That’s right, 48 pounds of apples!

What better to do with those apples than make a pie. And, if you are going to make a pie why not try to make the best…an Elegant Farmer apple pie.

The Elegant Farmer is located in Mukwonago, Wis., and is noted by Gourmet and the Wall Street Journal as having “the best pie in America.” The award-winning Apple Pie Baked in a Paper Bag has been the farm’s signature item for decades. They bake more than a quarter million pies each year.

After many searches on the Internet to find their “secret recipe,” I came across a few claiming to be it.

Here is one of those recipes…

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