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 […]
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!