Homemade Pumpkin Pie Recipe

As the story goes, Hazel Dickinson baked lots and lots of different pumpkin pie recipes for Libby’s plant, some better than others, and at some point perfection was reached. That recipe became part of canned pumpkin history and remains on the can to this day.

Fall 2012

  • To purists, the ubiquitous canned Libby's Pumpkin isn't really made from pumpkin at all.
    Photo by Karen Keb
  • A must for Thanksgiving meals when pumpkins are at the height of popularity, pumpkin pie is always a huge hit.
    Photo by Karen Keb

Yield: 1 nine-inch pie

Unbeknownst to most Americans we’ve been eating heirloom squash for generations, and it’s particularly fitting this takes place at Thanksgiving, a meal celebrating the bounty of our heritage.

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