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 […]

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 […]