A Pie Garden

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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 […]

Pie Camp Pie High

Art of the Pie Camp, May 2014, Whidbey Island, WA

Pie Camp Pie High Pie Camp was so much fun! It’s a week later, and I’m still on a Pie Camp Pie High. I’m getting emails and texts from Pie Campers about how much fun they had, how much it meant to them, and pictures of post-camp pies.

Fruit? What Fruit?

Precious 1st of the season rhubarb!

Fruit? What Fruit? Pie A La Road Day 3: I had a few stocks of rhubarb left from what I had purchased the day before but, with a class just hours away in a new town, “Fruit? What fruit?” are not the words that a pie teacher wants to hear…ever. I was assured by the produce guy the day […]

April Showers Bring Flowers

Beautiful tulips at Pie Cottage blooming after April showers.

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 […]