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Saturday, August 13, 2011

Taste Of Home and Frito Lay Giveaway 8/30

Frito Lay recently asked me about a recipe that reminds me of home. I have been thinking of all the dishes and desserts that my parents used to make as both of them were good cooks. But the one that sticks out the most in my mind is my Mom's Banana Cream Pie.Everyone in the family requested it when we went anywhere~so I watched her many times. She just made the best crust that melted in your mouth.. I have enclosed the recipe and hope that you will also enjoy making it~but be warned this is very addicting! 

 Speaking of something that is addicting~Lays is one of my all time favorite snacks! Now there are a new line of Chips~


 
These chips were inspired by popular American regional cuisine and include~

Northeastern U.S.~Lay’s Honey Mustard
Midwestern U.S.~Lay’s Creamy Garden Ranch
Northwestern U.S. – Lay’s Balsamic Sweet Onion
Southwestern U.S. – Lay’s Chipotle Ranch
Southeastern U.S. – Lay’s Cajun Herb & Spice

All of the Lay’s Regional Flavored potato chips are made with all natural ingredients, and are cooked in healthier oils so they contain 0 grams of trans fats per serving.
There’s also less sodium in them than you might think~a 1-oz serving of our Lay’s Regional Flavored potato chips contains less salt than a plain bagel!
Not only do they taste good they are good for you.
The two Lay’s Regional Flavors  that I would most like to try is the Creamy Garden Ranch and Balsamic Onion.
You can check out all the new flavors here.

Here is the recipe~ 

~Mom's Banana Cream Pie~

Crust
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour plus flour for rolling
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup solid vegetable shortening, chilled
1/4 cup butter, chilled
4 to 8 tablespoons ice water

Combine the flour and salt in a food processor fitted with the metal blade. Add the shortening and butter and process using on/off pulses until the mixture is the size of peas. Add the water 1 tablespoon at a time, processing until the dough just begins to come together.

Form the dough into a ball. Flatten into a disk. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Remove the chilled dough from the refrigerator. Let soften slightly if necessary.

Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to a 10-inch round, about 1/8-inch thick.

Transfer the dough to a 9-inch pie dish. Crimp the edges decoratively.  Bake until the edges of the crust are lightly browned, about 10 to 15 minutes. Transfer to a rack. Let cool completely.

Pie Filling~

2/3 c. sugar
1/3 c. cornstarch
3 c. milk
4 egg yolks
2 T. butter or margarine
1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
2-3 bananas
*Fresh Whipped Cream Topping*
3/4 cup chilled whipping cream
2 tablespoons powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Chilled glass or metal mixing bowl

Preparation:

Combine sugar and cornstarch in a heavy saucepan. Stir in milk until blended. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat. In a small bowl, beat the egg yolks. Add a few spoonfuls of the hot pudding mixture to the eggs. Stir together quickly and return the egg mixture to the hot pudding, stirring quickly to blend all together. Return to the heat and again bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add butter and vanilla. Let stand 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.Slice bananas and scatter in pie shell, pour warm mixture over bananas.

Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until cooled.


When pie is completely cooled top with fresh whipped cream and garnish with sliced almonds.

For Whipped Topping: Pour cream in to a glass or metal bowl and beat until soft peaks form gradually add powder sugar until all has been blended and then add vanilla slowly until it has also been blended . Mixture should have stiff peaks. The whipped cream may be put into a pastry bag.

~Giveaway~
*Enter To Win*
 One Reader Will Win
A variety pack of our Lay’s Regional Flavors potato chips! 
Please enter below to win~


{Disclosure~I received the Frito Lay Products to review.
No monetary compensation
has been offered or accepted.
The opinions above are my own
This blog post is a form of entry for a contest}

98 comments:

  1. Chipotle would be my favorite new flavor of Lays!

    LWons@HotMail.com

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  2. Balsamic sweet onion would be my favorite.

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  3. Chipotle Ranch would be my favorite new flavor! :)

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  4. I love the Honey Mustard flavor!
    Thank you for the giveaway :)
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  5. sour cream and onion

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  6. Honey mustard for me :)
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  7. Mmmmmm .... the Cajun Herb & Spice sounds YUMMY!
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  8. The honey mustard sounds super good- and BTW banana cream pie is my favorite dessert- just past breakfast and you have me drooling :)

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  9. My favorite new flavor is the Carolina Barbecue.

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  10. My favorite would be Garden Tomato and Basil.
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  11. Honey Mustard would be my favorite to try.

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  12. I'd like to try the Honey Mustard
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  13. Lay’s Honey Mustard. Mmmmmmmm
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  14. I love their Garden Tomato & Basil chips

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  15. Cajun herb and spice sounds good.
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  16. I like the chiptole ranch flavor.

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  17. Enjoying Mexican inspired southwestern flavors, I'd favor Lay's Chipotle Ranch potato chips. That coupled with plenty of cold beer.

    Hope to win!

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  18. I love Tangy Carolina BBQ

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  19. Honey Mustard sounds really good,

    Thanks for the wonderful giveaway

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  20. Chipotle Ranch.
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  21. Lay’s Balsamic Sweet Onion
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  22. I would love to try the Chipotle Ranch.

    I am already a subscriber.

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  23. The Lay’s Southwestern Chipotle Ranch chips sound great.

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  24. mmmmmmmmm! i think the garden tomato and basil sounds yummerlicious!

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  25. I would most like to try the Creamy Garden Ranch.

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  26. I think Cajun Herb & Spice would be my favorite.

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  27. My favorite is the Creamy Garden Ranch.

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  28. HORTON111@AOL.COM

    HONEY MUSTARD

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  29. The Balsamic Sweet Onion sound best to me. Thanks.
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  30. Cajun Herb & Spice sounds yummy!

    Thanks!

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  31. I would like to try the Balsamic Sweet Onion.

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  32. Balsamic sweet onion for sure!

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  33. I'd like the Balsamic Sweet Onion and the Honey Mustard versions!

    Nancy
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  34. I would like the Honey Mustard.
    Thanks Cathy Truman
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  35. Cajun Herb & Spice!

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  36. Lay’s Honey Mustard is my fave

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  37. Honey mustard is my favorite
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  38. I think Tangy Carolina BBQ sounds delicious!
    THanks!
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  39. Creamy Garden Ranch!
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  40. is the giveaway over already?

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  41. I would love to try the Balsamic Sweet Onion. dwelchert@yahoo.com

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  42. Honey Mustard sounds GREAT :)

    Karen Gonyea
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  43. My favorite would have to be Honey Mustard.
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  44. honey mustard (tangy carolina bbq close second)
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  45. I would like to try the Creamy Garden Ranch

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  46. I would love to try the Balsamic Sweet Onion. I am queenesperfect at yahoo.com

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  47. I love the Tangy Caroline BBQ flavor.
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  48. Chipotle Ranch.
    Thanks for the chance.
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  49. Would love to try the Balsamic Sweet Onion
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  50. My favorite is Lay’s Chipotle Ranch

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  51. Honey Mustard
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  52. My fav would be the Southwestern U.S. – Lay’s Chipotle Ranch

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  53. Balsamic Sweet Onion chips sound tempting.
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  54. Garden Tomato and Basil ...Yummy!
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  55. I'd like Creamy Garden Ranch
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  56. Chipotle Ranch

    Allison Downes
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  57. chipolte ranch Debbie Jackson
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  58. My favorite item is the Creamy Garden Ranch
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  59. My favorite is the Lay’s Chipotle Ranch.

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  60. Chipotle ranch sounds good.

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  61. The Creamy Garden Ranch looks really good!

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  62. honey mustard
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  63. Creamy Garden Ranch
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  64. i vote for you today 8/27 on picket fence blogs
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  65. My favorite is the Creamy Garden Ranch.

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  66. Tweet.
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  67. i vote for you 8/28 on picket fence blogs
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  68. Honey mustard, yum!
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  69. Chipotle ranch

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  70. Balsamic Sweet Onion sounds yummy!
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  71. I would love to try the Honey Mustard chips.
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  72. i vote for you today 8/29 on picket fence blogs
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  73. Balsamic sweet onion
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  74. I think I'd like the Cajun Herb and Spice flavor.

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  75. The chipotle ranch looks really good YUM...My mouth is watering!!!!

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  76. Honey Mustard is my personal ketchup. I would love to try this flavor!
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  77. Lay's Chipotle Ranch potato chips sound yummy!
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  78. The balsamic onion sounds good. lilsis_75@hotmail.com

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  79. Chipolte Ranch is my favorite. calvad at aol dot com

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  80. Balsamic Sweet Onion

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  81. I'd like the Carolina Barbeque!

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  82. My favorite new flavor... Tangy Carolina BBQ!
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  83. Lay’s Balsamic Sweet Onion
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  84. garden ranch
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  85. Balsamic Sweet Onnion is my flavor of choice.

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  86. I'd love to try the Creamy ranch

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  87. honey mustard is my favorite new flavor
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  88. I like the Cajub Herb and Spice.
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  89. I like the Cajub Herb and Spice

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  90. Balsamic Sewwt Onion
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  91. the creamy garden ranch sounds great

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  92. I would like the creamy garden ranch.
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