Welcome to Art of the Pie

Kate McDermott 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.

Check out Kate's recipes, learn about the very popular Art of the Pie Workshops at Pie Cottage and her multi-day Pie Camps

Gretapie is waiting for you to visit Pie Cottage!

Gretapie is waiting for you to visit Pie Cottage!

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!"

The Hummy-Hum Oven Woes Part 2

If you are just tuning in, I’m in the middle of trying to get some satisfaction from an oven manufacturer about an annoying hum that a brand new oven I purchased less than 30 days ago is making. “The Hummy-Hum” is what I call the sound the control panel makes. You can read Part 1 […]

The Hummy-Hum Oven Woes Part 1

All I really want to do is get into the kitchen to make the chicken pot pie to share with my friend Denise who is coming over for supper and a catch up this evening, but it has started out to be one of those days where all sorts of computer related technical things keep popping up […]

Sweet Home

cabin

Yes, I did live in this little cabin. It was a bit over 300 square feet. And with a husband and two little ones underfoot there wasn’t a lot of room for much else but essentials. It was kind of like what I have heard living on a boat is like—if you bring something in, you must […]