A Gluten-Free Success Story The email read: I’ve made many doughs with good success, but I tried the gluten-free dough from your cookbook this week…and it cracked and stuck to the rolling pin when I tried to roll it out. I was able to patch it together, but it wasn’t pretty! Any guidance before my next […]
Fourth of July Blueberry Pie A Fourth of July Blueberry Pie is right around the corner…or maybe that should be just inside the curve of the pie pan. Blueberries have been my favorites since I was a little girl. I remember summer evenings with my mom, dad, and brother when we would
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 […]
April Showers Bring Flowers Yesterday’s highlight was a wonderful small class at Pie Cottage! Three intrepid pie makers from around Washington state joined me for a jolly afternoon of pie making.We made rhubarb pies with just harvested stalks of ‘barb right out of my garden and we added in a few blueberries and sour cherries, too from the supply […]
Colorful Salmonberries are ripe in the Northwest in early to mid-summer. Tart to slightly sweet, in vibrant shades of yellow, orange and red, they make a wonderful addition to any mixed-berry pie.