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Thanksgiving pies in Suffolk County?

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michlusa Nov 19, 2009 05:10 PM

Are there any places that sell great homemade pies near Medford/Patchogue?

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    rrems RE: michlusa Nov 19, 2009 07:04 PM

    I haven't been there in years, but Briermere Farms in Riverhead has long been known for great pies and apparently still gets rave reviews.

    http://www.briermere.com/

    1. coll RE: michlusa Nov 20, 2009 12:30 AM

      This farm in Islip has pies that are relatively "homemade" (like most) but not sure if they're still open?
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/650866
      I'm not a big fan of Briermere myself, and I live 5 minutes away! Way too overpriced for what you get.

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        sbp RE: coll Nov 20, 2009 05:32 AM

        I'm not a huge Briermere fan either. They're pretty good for "store bought", but certainly not home-made tasting. Too much gel to fruit ratio, crust is not tough per se, but not flaky and layered, either.

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          Scott_R RE: coll Nov 20, 2009 07:06 AM

          They're open until Thanksgiving.

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          chaz RE: michlusa Nov 20, 2009 06:01 PM

          Are you willing to drive? Try the excellent Jericho Cider Mill on Rte 106 just north of the Northern State Pkwy.

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