This is the 7th in a series of Pie Camp Stories. MARGARET AND DAVID: A COURTSHIP WITH PIEBefore meeting, pie had a strong place in the lives of both Margaret and David. Margaret’s midwestern childhood was full of the blueberry pies her great-grandmother made, and David’s Pacific Northwest memories included the apple pies made by […]
Join me for 2 St Patrick’s Day Virtual Baking Classes, one sweet and one savory!
Is a quiche a pie or a tart? By the strictest definition, a pie with only a bottom crust is a tart. Janet Clarkson writes in her book, Pie: A Global History, of the lively debate in the 1920s in which “the Oxford English Dictionary, the erudite nineteenth century readers of The Times, and the […]
Right now our friends in Texas need us. They are part of our family. The big human family that includes all of us. You. Me. The neighbor next door, the family across the street and up the block, the one the next town over, that girl in the hospital, that man waiting to cross the […]
Make meringue from bean-water? I let the idea roll around in my mind until I was making a quick hummus for lunch, saved the liquid from the canned garbanzos, took a deep breath, and made a meringue from it. I was amazed to find the results to be very similar to Basic Meringue, not tasting […]
UPDATE: The one spot that was available has been claimed. This is just a quick post to let you know that one spot has opened up for the March 5-7, 2021, 3-Day Virtual Pie Camp. Here’s the link to register.
Join me and learn how to make a Snowy Day Coconut Chiffon Pie in a fun virtual class on Thursday Feb 4, 6:30-8 PM EST/3:30-5PM PST for the 92 St Y in NYC. In the 90-minute session we’ll make the Snowy Day Coconut Chiffon Pie and learn to make three important pie making basics: A […]
This is the 6th in a series of Pie Camp Stories. Darlene wasn’t a pie maker before coming to Pie Camp, but learning to make pies is something she feels changed her life. Highly accomplished in high tech, she was known as “a fixer. ” When people saw her coming, they would smile because they […]
A new reliable gluten-free pie dough from Kate McDermott’s Pie Camp: The Skills You Need to Make Any Pie You Want.
As a thank you for your support through 2020 and all the years, my gift to you is a Free demonstration session on how to make dough. The session will be held on Zoom on Thursday December 31st, 2020 at 8AM Pacific Time. My Zoom account can handle 100 participants so that’s how many spaces […]