So, here we are. It’s just a few days after Thanksgiving and I’m looking at the calendar and seeing that December is coming tomorrow. Time this year is the strangest I can recall it being ever. It seems to go both fast and slow; fast as winter holidays, if we count Thanksgiving, are already in […]
We are nigh on to Thanksgiving and the countdown begins. This year our tables will see fewer gathered around them. Those of you who have read Home Cooking with Kate McDermott will recall the story “The Tree House” and the Thanksgiving celebration that has been going on for well over 35 years with dearest friends […]
This is the 5th in a series of Pie Camp stories. These words are from Mark who, like so many that have attend Pie Camp, arrived as a stranger and left as a much valued friend. Making Pie to Celebrate To celebrate my retirement my wife gave me a gift certificate for a weekend retreat in 2017 […]
Today I’m announcing dates for the next two 3-Day Virtual Pie Camps and new single pie sessions. Registration will open on Tuesday at 8AM PST. I look forward to joining you in your kitchen for some pie making baking therapy!
This is the 4th in a series of Pie Camp stories…and recipes. This story is from Tom, who came to make pie with me when I was teaching for many years in Seattle. As with many who come to Pie Camp, we met as strangers, but departed as friends. Pie seems to have a way of doing […]
An Experiment in the Oven It’s is in the oven. An experiment. I put it in 5 minutes ago and I wonder what will it turn out to be…a hit or a miss. I’ve made both. You would think I might take a hiatus from creating recipes for a time but on my counter today, […]
In honor of Canadian Thanksgiving today, I would like to share with you the recipe in Pie Camp for Butter Tarts. To my neighbors to the north of me, I very much hope that one day soon, our borders will be safely open, and we can visit each other again. Until then, may your Thanksgiving […]