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!

Old Ways

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Old Ways A soul, a soul, a soul cake, Please good missus a soul cake, An apple, a pear, a plum or a cherry, Or any good thing to make us merry. One for Peter, two for Paul, Three for him who made us all.  It’s a song I listened to when I was a teenager. […]

Small Birds in a Pie

My take on "Small Birds in a Pie"

Small Birds in a Pie Fall is here and the first snow of the season is on the Olympics! During the sun breaks, I run outside to see it sparkle on the peaks of Hurricane Ridge. Greta, Mr Fez, and I are sleeping in a bit later in the mornings and as I grind the […]