A Pie Garden

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A Pie Garden I’ve been spending time in my garden these last weeks and enjoying it so much. When I moved to my little home in 1999, the yard was a blank canvas…of weeds and field grass with several big overgrown shrubs. In 15 years, it has become a beautiful mature garden…A Pie Garden!  Drought […]

What does pie mean to you?

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What does pie mean to you? It may come as no surprise to you that I make pie just about every day. And, if I’m not making pie, I’m thinking, dreaming, reading, and studying it. It was an unexpected meeting that has turned into a serious and long lasting love affair. Art of the Pie is going into its seventh […]

Pie Camp November 2014

Pie Camp

Join Kate McDermott, Creator of Art of the Pie for PIE CAMP November 6-10, 2014 The Ultimate Pie Making Experience Thursday, November 6 through Monday, November 10 at The Quintessa on Whidbey Island, WA. 5 Days of Gathering, Baking, Learning, and Sharing Pie Camp attracts pie lovers from all over the country who enjoy getting their hands in […]

Pastry Forks

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Are Pastry Forks Worth the Money? Several weeks ago at Pie Camp, the question came up about pastry forks. Yes? No? Worth the money? A camper had seen them on a website and wondered. Truthfully I never had used one so I couldn’t help out and, out of the 16 campers, no one had used […]