Pie safe


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Pie safe

A box-like enclosure for storing and protecting pies from mice and insects. The safes ranged in size from those containing only one or two three-foot-long shelves up to six-foot-high cupboards. Air circulation was provided by safe wall or door sections of metal perforated by many tiny holes.
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The Fulchers graciously relinquished a few furnishings including the antique pie safe that Jamie uses to display some of her beloved treasures.
Several of the couple's antiques, including a drop-leaf table, dry sink and pie safe, are placed throughout the family room and paired with newer pieces, such as four leather and wood chairs from Mexico and a set of wooden bar stools hand-painted by Ann.
Among new Primex products designed after those that did well in Europe last year, for example, are a solid pine Shaker pie safe with frosted tempered glass cabinet doors, a stackable cubbie with a multistep red wash finish and unique hardware, a configuration of stackable cubes designed for small or large spaces, and a rustic eucalyptus-wood planter bench, perfect for outdoor use.
Blood and ashes find each other, as do darkness and fear, and sorrow and excess, but also water and light, fire and rain, silence and grief, purity and dread, gravity and grace; "an icebox and a pump sink and a pie safe and a wood stove"; fried-egg sandwiches and singing in the streets.
the dimestore pie safe (one-ply tin) with dings by now
The 10 rooms are furnished more or less as the Meux family might have had them--the kitchen has a pie safe and the library a portrait showing the young Dr.
Wrapped several more times, they were stored on the middle shelf of the pie safe in the pantry.
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Bread boxes--and "pie safes"--were used before the invention of plastic wrappers and refrigerators, to keep bread and other baked goods fresher longer, and to keep pests away (hence the use of metal).