The pie and coffee’s on you

One evening in Southern California Jim was watching the news when they did a feature on Houston’s Flying Saucer Pie Company. He asked if I’d ever been. When I said no, he told me to put it on the agenda. (I’m supposed to make notes between Jim’s visits of stuff he and I think we’d like to do when we’re together again.) I added it to the list.

Coincidentally, Lynne had bought a couple of pies from there to take to a meeting and what wasn’t eaten she brought here to share with us. We learned that Flying Saucer makes all their pies from scratch without weird additives or preservatives, so they need to be eaten within a couple of days, and some won’t do well refrigerated. After sampling Lynne’s pies, we decided we should taste test a few more–you know, in the interest of science and research.

So this was another venture to a new-to-us place. I think the mural on the wall looks a little like Alien Gandhi, but maybe that’s just me.

Peach pie, apple pie, key lime pie–all thumbs up.

Even though I don’t have Showtime and can’t watch the continuation of Twin Peaks, I can at least enjoy three minutes of damn fine cups of coffee and miracle pie. And so can you.


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  1. And, I was just telling Mom that if Village Inn ever opened here in the deserted desert for dessert, the whole town would be there on free pie Wednesdays. However, a pie place like Flying Saucer, Pie, CO 😉 is just what I need. All that artificial crap gone! Poof! “Oh the pie is awesome without all that? Who knew,” says Hostess, Kellogs, Quaker, Carnation, Pepsi, Coca-Cola, Walmart, Kraft, Nabisco, Hershey, Doritos, Baskin Robins, Bryers, Blue Bunny…

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