Placinda – Flaky Pumpkin Pie

Happy Thanksgiving, Beautiful People, and may we always have plenty to be thankful for!


A prominent Rabbi picks up an apple, pronounces the appropriate blessing, and bites into it. One of his students also picks up an apple, mutters a blessing, and takes a bite. Then he stops and asks:

“Rabbi, what is the difference between you and me eating an apple? We both say the same blessing, yet I can feel something emanating from you that I cannot define.”

“That, my son, is because you recite the blessing in order to eat, – says the Rabbi, – and I eat in order to have another chance to thank the A-mighty for offering me this beautiful, juicy, and sweet apple.”

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I am sure that today your tables will be disappearing beneath a multitude of traditional Thanksgiving dishes. Until we came to the U.S., this holiday wasn’t a part of our yearly celebration roster. It was my father, may he rest in peace, who made…

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16 Comments Add yours

  1. Delicious! Happy Thanksgiving!

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    1. Thank you, dear Teagan! Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!

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  2. Happy Thanksgiving, dear friend – amitiés 🙂

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  3. GP Cox says:

    And many more, Dolly!!

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      1. Ashtin Calhoun says:

        Mmm this looks wonderful 😍

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      2. Thank you so much, dear Ashtin!


    1. Thank you so much, dear Rozina!

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  4. purpleslob says:

    I don’t like pumpkin pie, but my daughter made a pumpkin chiffon iceboZ pie. And to my astonishment, it was good!


      1. purpleslob says:

        She invented it!


      2. You have a very creative daughter, dear Melinda, and I’d love to have the recipe!


  5. Your father understood gratitude, and taught you well.

    Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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    1. Thank you, dear Mimi! I hope you did as well.


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