In any case, I think this recipe will be good with some more work. They look nice - but I think they can look nicer. So, instead of the recipe, you are just seeing the photo today. Once I have worked on this and created a better recipe I will post it!
I also want to share with you my experience with raspberry pie this afternoon. Chris and I went to lunch today at the Village Diner. One of the good things about him living in the town where I work is that I get to see him a lot more often! (I know Justin reads this so don't worry buddy, it will be just you and me one day soon for lunch too!) The thing I like best about lunch with the boys is the time I get to be with them...not so much the food! Before we left the diner today I decided to get some raspberry pie with the intention of giving half of it to Grumpy. Now it becomes about the food! I brought it back to the office and promptly nibbled on it all afternoon til it was gone - so Grumpy, he's not getting any! This was some amazing pie - and right before we left the owner told us that our waitress had made the pie. I am super impressed. Not that she made the pie, but that it was such an awesome pie. Definitely better than I have ever made. Her crust was thick, yet cooked and flaky. It had a slight sweetness to it and was amazingly not soggy on the bottom - meaning she did an awesome job on the pie filling! I think if Grumpy had this - I would never see him again because he would go find Mallory and let her cook for him instead! He also may be really angry with me if he reads this and finds out I ate the whole thing and didn't save any for him - especially since raspberry is his very favorite pie! If you ever make it to Potsdam or if you are living in this area and haven't been there yet you really should go! The link takes you to their menu and their hours are listed there. If you do visit, let me know how you liked it!