New Virtual Pie Camp Workshops Two of the classes I am asked to teach often are how to Make A Gluten Free Pie, and Blind Baking and Press-In Crusts so I’ve just added two new virtual pie camp workshops for you.
The ABC’s of Pie for TDay Since I began the Art of the Pie blog, I’ve been offering recipes and tips for TDay pies. It’s become the Pie-One-One help page. Over the next few days, I’ll be posting photos and links for you as you plan your menu and get ready for next week. Today […]
Strawberry Heaven Pie If you have been following my photo posts on Instagram, you’ll know that my strawberries are coming in right now. I’ve been growing strawberries for over thirty-five years. During the first year, I pinch off their flowers and runners so all the energy will go into the mother plant. It’s during the […]
Piechiatrist Tip: Blind Baking Q: What is blind baking and do I need to do it with the light off?—Signed, It’s Too Dark in Here A: Dear Dark- Blind baking is a pie making technique where a crust is baked separately, completely cooled, and then used for a filling that will not need further cooking in the […]
How to Prevent a Soggy Bottom Pie Crust Last week, I took a night off and watched Oh Brother Where Art Thou? You may have seen the movie years ago. Music is a big part of the movie and is such a reminder of our American roots. George Clooney’s character sings in a group named […]