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Subject: [Leica] IMG: Chocolate Chess Pie
From: tmanley at (Tina Manley)
Date: Sat, 28 Nov 2020 15:33:54 -0500
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Yum!!  I love chess pie but have never tried the chocolate version.  Looks
like something I should add to my menu!


On Thu, Nov 26, 2020 at 5:11 PM Jim Nichols <jhnichols at> 

> Living alone, I seldom get to contribute to the food porn from the likes
> of Nathan, et. al.  Today, I have one to add to the list.
> My youngest son, about Nathan's age, lives some distance away, so we
> keep in touch electronically.  He enjoys cooking, when he has time, and
> has many of my late wife's recipes.  Today, he sent me a photo of a
> Chess Pie he had just baked.
> Everyone's first question is "What is a Chess Pie?"  Well, its origin,
> so far as I know, comes from early settlers in this country and probably
> originally comes from England.  It can be made from ingredients normally
> found in the kitchen in periods where fruits and nuts are not readily
> available.  When asked what kind of pie she had made, the cook usually
> said, "Oh it's jes' pie."  Supposedly, from this the name "Chess Pie"
> was coined.  Variations include Chocolate Chess Pie and Pecan Chess Pie.
> --
> Jim Nichols
> Tullahoma, TN USA
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Tina Manley

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