Art of the Apple Pie

Everyone loves an Old-Fashioned Apple Pie. In fact, when I ask people around the country what their favorite pie is, Apple is #1!  Here is the recipe for the one that I love to make for my family and friends and teach at my Art of the Pie Workshops and Pie Camps. It is especially good when […]

Apple Pie with a Cheddar Cheese Crust

Finished Apple Pie with Cheddar Crust

Kerrygold has been kind enough to supply butter to my workshops over the past year or so, but even if they didn’t, I would still be using it and for many years I did just that. So, when they asked if I might be interested in baking up a little something with their cheese, I […]

Heritage Apples Make a Flavorful Pie

As apple pie season is upon us, I’d like to share a few thoughts about this wonderful fruit and how I love to use it in my pie making. I put as many different varieties of apples in a pie as I can; six to eight is not unusual—some for sweet, some for tart, some […]

A “French” Apple Pie

French Apple Pie

I know, I know. It’s a little tongue in cheek, but I just couldn’t resist. Today I made my first apple pie in France. I used local apples purchased from the market in Nérac, lard from the Chopolard’s, and French butter and flour.