Welcome to The Pie Lady On 5’s Blog

My name is Carlene Staller. I have a home based business selling pies from my roadside stand in rural South Whitley, Indiana. I love baking pies and have been doing it for over 40 years.  I come from a long line of pie bakers and am so thankful that pies were a part of my

Baking, Baking, Baking

This seems to be all I have been doing lately. I’m spending a lot of hours perfecting and getting baking times just right for the cookbook.  Some of the recipes are ones I’ve been making for years and some are new ones that I have been experimenting with. I’m excited for the baking and baking

Lemon Curd

LEMON CURD  I hope you have lemon curd in your life. If not, hopefully you will after reading this. I love lemon, but this is like lemons made in heaven. I just can’t describe the rich, lemony, velvet this is. You have to taste if for yourself. It is so easy to make. Please don’t


I never in a million years thought that I would write a cook book. It wasn’t something that was even on my radar,that is until recently. I posted a pie picture on my facebook page and a woman, who I use to teach in church as a young girl, responded that I should write a


As I was baking this morning I thought to myself, is there any such thing as the perfect pie? I hadn’t really thought about it before, but for some reason that thought popped into my mind as I was rolling out some pie dough. There are many different recipes for pie crust, and everyone thinks

Bake A Few Pies

I’m not baking today so I’ve been spending a lot of time at the computer researching all the ins and outs of writing a cookbook. There is so much more to this than just sharing some recipes. Obviously this is not as easy as it looks, but I’m up for the challenge. It’s almost like