And not being famished, but in a silly mood, i couldn’t resist ordering the Apple Pie with Cheese A La Mode… and as you can see from the menu screenshot below, it’s really on there! food. This cheese and pie combo is also mentioned in one of my other favourite films, Pulp Fiction. Suggestion, add 1 or 1.5 cups of shredded sharp cheddar to the crust. And not being famished, but in a silly mood, i couldn’t resist ordering the Apple Pie with Cheese A La Mode… and as you can see from the menu screenshot below, it’s really on there! 2¼ cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour2 teaspoons sugar½ teaspoon salt1 stick (8 tablespoons) cold Cabot Salted Butter6 tablespoons cold vegetable shortening5-6 tablespoons ice water, 6 cups peeled, cored and thinly sliced cooking apples, such as Gala or Cortland (about 3 pounds apples)¾ cup sugar2 tablespoons instant tapioca¾ teaspoon cinnamon¼ teaspoon freshly grated nutmegPinch salt2 tablespoons Cabot Salted Butter1 tablespoon milk (optional)8 ounces Cabot Vintage Choice, Cabot Sharp Cheddar or Cabot Extra Sharp Cheddar, sliced. If you just can’t get enough apple desserts, you have to give this. It's delicious. Sweet, fresh apples are paired with cinnamon and sugar, and the flavors are enhanced by creamy, salty cheese. Your email address will not be published. (yes, thats a camera in the top right corner), Close up of the cheesiness… not totally sure if there’s a special cheesy pie… but it sure looks like it was melted on the pie THEN cut… and honestly once you made it a la mode, you barely tasted the cheese… and cheese plates and fruit aren’t uncommon, so perhaps this is just a strange twist on that? Roll out the second disk of dough. I have no idea why people find it so strange. When dough holds together easily when pressed, stop adding water. In fact, an anonymous user on an online forum commented, “A slice of pie without the cheese is like a kiss without a squeeze.”. I’ve never seen it baked in, though! The overall flavour of the cheese is not overpowering- it simply compliments the flavour of the pie. Join 290,000 other Cabot fans and receive the tastiest recipes, new product notifications, the latest news, and exclusive promotions conveniently in your inbox! Roll out the remaining dough to cover the top of your pie. jeffreyw/CC BY 2.0. Apple pie is not an American invention. Apple pie is not an American invention. Cut the remaining 2 tablespoons of Cabot Salted Butter into pieces and place on top of apples. I’m from holland, lived there until I moved to Canada when I was 27 and I have never heard of it. Apparently so. In the movie Taxi Driver, Robert DeNiro orders a slice of apple pie with cheese on it. Watching Taxi Driver and the main character and narrator goes on a date at a diner and mentions he "had black coffee and apple pie with a slice of melted yellow cheese.". Norma, slice of huckleberry pie, heated. And I loved the addition of the thin slice of apple. And on top, a thin slice of melted cheese. Watching Taxi Driver and the main character and narrator goes on a date at a diner and mentions he "had black coffee and apple pie with a slice of melted yellow cheese.". Definitely more of an east coast/central canada tradition than west coast. Your Apple Pie recipe looks easy and delicious! On a continued giddy morning, after a crazy long day running up and down norcal… while i avoided all things Web 2.0, i couldn’t say no to playing with our Federated Media family at their party at the Web 2.0 Expo South Park Crawl… like all crazy parties, the open bar kept flowing, the people came and went, but we and the FMers pretty much stayed till the end, and then began the wander to hunt for food through SOMA… one place after another the kitchens were all closed so we ended up at Mel’s Drive In. Apple Pie with Cheddar Cheese. In fact I would suggest that you try incorporating the cheese into the actual pastry for an enhanced effect. Like, cut your face on it sharp. Fruit and cheese is a pretty standard pairing so when you think of apple pie as being fruit with a bit of crust it might make more sense. I have no idea why people find it so strange. I followed the other FMer to the WIRED party for more drinks of the week! Add in the milk a bit at a time until the dough comes together and forms a workable ball. Once you taste it it makes perfect sense. I’m on Canada’s East Coast and my dad LOVES what he calls “hard cheese” (it’s mild cheddar) on apple pie.