Rock Star Baker!

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Rock Star Baker: The John Lennon and Mick Jagger of Pastry Chefs! I’ve been called many things from Pie Lady, Pie Mama, Pie Goddess, Pie Guru, The Bodhisattva of Pie, to Queen of American Pie, but this is a first. The John Lennon and Mick Jagger of Pastry Chefs. IMAGINE this—Rock Star Baker! Bake with Mindy […]

Lentils are Round

Lentil burgers...round like pie!

Lentils are Round The only thing that can remotely relate to pie in this post, is that like pie, lentils are round, too. And, even if you don’t cook with lentils much at your house, you just might like these. I enjoy lentil pecan-burgers often and and not only on Meatless Mondays. Lentils were not something that I […]

Check the weather

Have you noticed that 80 or 90 degrees doesn’t seems as hot as it did six months ago? I have! I really check the weather when I’m making pie, especially in the summer. But, I don’t need a thermometer to tell me if it’s a hot day. I can tell immediately by how quickly my fats start […]

A Day Off at Pie Cottage

Pie Cottage breakfast on my day off.

A Day Off at Pie Cottage Today is my first day off at Pie Cottage in quite a while after being on the road for workshops, and then coming home and jumping right into another series of workshops, AND having out of town houseguests on and off for two weeks. So, I was really happy today when I could have a […]