A Pie Cottage Pilgrimage

Kate McDermott's Pie Cottage

I love it when visitors come to Pie Cottage! It’s a wonderful opportunity for me to share everything about it that makes it so special to me. Plus, you know how it is when you have company coming. Everything gets cleaned, put away, and tidied. Several weeks ago, food friends Tom Conway and Linda Nygaard made […]

Recipe for a Rolling Pin

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Today I’d like to share with you a quick tip on how I care for my rolling pins. As you know, I am privileged to teach workshops at Pie Cottage and around the country. I supply rolling pins for attendees to try while in class. Yes, I even travel with my favorite double ended French […]

Pie Camp May 2014

Pie Camp May 2013, Whidbey Island, WA

Join Kate McDermott, Creator of Art of the Pie for PIE CAMP 2014 The Ultimate Pie Making Experience Registration Opens November 15, 2013 at 8AM Pacific Time Thursday, May 15 through Monday, May 19 at The Quintessa on Whidbey Island, WA.  5 Days of Gathering, Baking, Learning, and Sharing Pie Camp attracts pie lovers from all over […]

Art of the Pie in New York Times!

This is me...a happy pie maker!

This may totally be my 15 minutes of fame and I’m still kind of in shock, but today I was in the New York Times! I mean, I’m a self-taught baker and a self-taught pie-maker. For that matter, pretty much everything that I’ve done in my life has been self-taught. My mom did always tell me that […]