Baking in a Reliable Oven There are two major challenges that a pie maker faces… Keeping the fats well chilled and… Baking in a reliable oven. Everything else is easy…more or less. But the mechanical part of the operation, the actual oven unit that we heat up, to place the fruit of our labor inside of, with the […]
Welcome to Art of the Pie
Kate McDermott Welcomes You to Art of the Pie!
Kate McDermott will show you that making pie is easier than you think and as American as...well, Apple Pie!
Where to start? Well, if you are a well-seasoned pie maker or missed learning this time-honored skill when you were young, you will find some hints here.
Kate's been baking just about all her life and is excited to share with you her knowledge, recipes and skills.
While you're here, enjoy learning about pie making, some pie history and trivia, and be sure to stop by Kate's blog, too, for tips, tricks, recipes and more.
There’s usually a pie on the kitchen counter at Art of the Pie so, come on in and pull up a chair, sit a while and enjoy a piece!
And as Kate says, "Be Happy, Make Pie!"
Last fall when I was in Montana teaching, Duncan, Robin and I took an afternoon off to visit the gold mining ghost town of Garnet, MT. The tourist season was just about over by then so we had the place pretty much to ourselves. I was fascinated by the old stoves left in the cabins and how much work […]
I’m looking forward to hooking up with friends, new and old, in just a few weeks at the International Food Blogger Conference (IFBC 2015) in Seattle. I haven’t been for a year and always enjoy the networking that happens at the event more than anything. The last time I attended, I forgot to bring business cards, […]