The Artful Pie Top

I have the best time creating art on my pie tops. It’s pretty easy to do and I feel that I reconnect with the 5-year-old part of me that got to play with cookie cutters and sugar cookie dough. Do you remember how much fun that was? I’ve collected cookie cutters for years and I’m […]

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 […]

An Upper Crust Pie Weekend in Montana

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Last week I was in Montana at The Resort at Paws Up. We made a bit of history holding the first ever Upper Crust Pie Camp! We had a blast making beautiful pies and there was no shortage of them. With savory quiches for lunch and sweet pies for second desserts (both gluten free and […]

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 […]