Blackberry Daze

Winners of the 2010 Joyce Daze Blackberry Pie Contest

Last Saturday I was a judge at the Joyce Daze Wild Blackberry Pie Contest. This was the 28th year for the local festival and it was an honor to be a judge. For the contest, there were 19 pies entered. Here’ s a photo of the proud winners. I feel so lucky to have lived […]

Pies for the Fair: Part 2

Fair Pies in baskets

Four pies all ready to go to the Clallam County Fair. After a few hours of sleep (remember I was up until 3AM baking!), I could hear the kitchen calling to me to tidy up, both me and the counters! The pie baking session had gone long and late pie the night before and I […]

Pies for the Fair: Part 1

Pies for the Clallam Co Fair

Every year I’ve thought of entering the Clallam County Fair but have never quite gotten around to it…until now. On Friday night, I looked at the fair website. Deadline for pie entry: Monday 3PM. I decided to go for it. This was the year! Saturday, I spent the day gatheringthe ingredientsand headed to the Port […]