Where to Get Leaf Lard

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Where to Get Leaf Lard It’s been a while since I’ve written about leaf lard so it’s time to rectify that. I think leaf lard just might be the magic elixir of pie making. It can take a really good pie crust recipe and make it world class exceptional. Pie makers have prized it for centuries and for good […]

Announcing Art of the Pie, the Book

Art of the Pie: A down to earth, homemade, practical guide to artisan pie making and life. From Countryman Press, 2016.

Announcing Art of the Pie, the Book March 14, 2015 is being called “Pi Day of the Century” as in the mathematical sequence for Pi that begins 3.1415926 and goes on forever. I’d like to take this once in a lifetime opportunity to announce to you that my very first book, Art of the Pie: A Down to Earth, Homemade, Practical […]

Whipped Coconut Cream

Whipped Coconut Cream is easy to work with and simply delicious, too.

Whipped Coconut Cream I’ve been looking for a dairy free substitute for whipping cream for a long time. I’d heard about using full fat coconut cream for what seems like forever but it wasn’t until yesterday that I gave it a try. My verdict? It is simply amazing! I used an Extra Thick & Rich Coconut Cream that […]