Thanksgiving Day Pie Help 2015 TDay is coming up soon! It will be another large gathering at Pie Cottage this year with lots of family and many friends for a potluck. If you’re like me, you are already dreaming up menus of what will be your contributions to the table. Turkey for sure, dressing, sweet potatoes, Brussel sprouts, […]
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!"
Pre-Make or Freeze a Fruit Pie Did you know that you can pre-make or freeze a fruit pie? Yup, I do this with apple pie, berry, sour cherry, and such all the time. Completely make the pie, cover with plastic wrap, place it in the fridge, and bake it off the next day. In fact, when you give dough a long […]
Refreshing a Pie Here’s a quick little tip to help with big meal preparations during the busy holiday season. Pre-make and bake your fruit pies a day before the big gathering so that when the kitchen is buzzing with all the preparations that inevitably take place for a big meal, you won’t have to worry about making the pies. To […]