A Day Off at Pie Cottage

Pie Cottage breakfast on my day off.

A Day Off at Pie Cottage Today is my first day off at Pie Cottage in quite a while after being on the road for workshops, and then coming home and jumping right into another series of workshops, AND having out of town houseguests on and off for two weeks. So, I was really happy today when I could have a […]

Pie Camp November 2014

Pie Camp

Join Kate McDermott, Creator of Art of the Pie for PIE CAMP November 6-10, 2014 The Ultimate Pie Making Experience SOLD OUT! Email Kate about Early Bird Registration for Pie Camp May 21-25, 2015 !  Thursday, November 6 through Monday, November 10 at The Quintessa on Whidbey Island, WA. 5 Days of Gathering, Baking, Learning, and Sharing Pie […]

Pastry Forks

Pastry fork (left) has much wider tines than regular dinner fork (right).

Are Pastry Forks Worth the Money? Several weeks ago at Pie Camp, the question came up about pastry forks. Yes? No? Worth the money? A camper had seen them on a website and wondered. Truthfully I never had used one so I couldn’t help out and, out of the 16 campers, no one had used […]