How to Refresh a Pie

Deck the Halls with Pie & Folly! Tra la la la laaaaa---la la la laaaaaa! 

How long will a pie last, and how do you refresh a pie are two questions I am asked weekly. So take a deep breath and read on for some of the longest run on sentences I’ve ever written! How Long Will a Pie Last? How long will a pie last? Well, that question is pretty open ended […]

The Day After

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The Day After Well, wasn’t that fun! Pie Cottage had a house full yesterday. Duncan, Robin, and I are a great team and yesterday was no exception. Between the three of us, a turkey, Brussel sprouts, delicata squash, cranberry sauce, green salad, and three pies (not four as I had planned)—Cranberry, Pecan, and a Tarte Tatin—graced a beautifully […]

Thanksgiving Day Pie Help 2014

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Every year, I post a series of links to recipes, suggestions, and hints for Thanksgiving Day Pie Help. My goal is that that you will find something in them to help to make your pie making experience easy and joyous. Sometimes, I think I should change my blog address and phone to CALL-PIE-1-1!

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Pot Pies

With a population of about 45,000, Santa Barbara in the 1950’s still had a small town feel to it. ALL the shops were locally owned, and since my family had been there since the turn of the century, my folks knew everyone…or so it seemed to me when my mom took me downtown with her on Saturdays. […]