Best of Show Cherry Pie

Morello Cherries & Cherry Pie copy-2

Best of Show Cherry Pie This is my Best of Show Cherry Pie that brought me my first blue ribbons. I was pretty excited when I learned it had been chosen Best of Show, too!  Whoopee! It’s cherry pie time! I love this season of year. The days are long and warm. In fact, Western […]

My Favorite Pie Server

My Favorite Pie Server

My Favorite Pie Server I have a favorite pie server. It’s serrated on both the right and left sides for righties and lefties. How cool is that! That’s something that I wouldn’t have really thought about until a lefty brought it to my attention. Isn’t it funny the many things we don’t see, or think about, until

Keep Everything Chilled

Don't lose your marbles. Just keep chill and make the pie!

Rule #1:  Keep Everything Chilled “Keep Everything Chilled…Especially Yourself!” These are words that I say at every workshop I teach.  This is pie…not rocket science. The world is not going to end if the crust doesn’t look like the cover of the glossy food magazine at the check out stand. For goodness sake, we are making a […]

The Queen of Lemon Meringue

Lemon Meringue Pie

My grandmother, Geeg, could make a lemon meringue pie that would make you weep with wonder. It was sweet without being too sweet, and tart without being too tart. She put on enough meringue, but not so much that it was top-heavy. I think she believed in finding the balance and moderation in all things. […]