The D-E-F-and G’s of Pie for TDay A-B-C-D-E-F-G… Remember the alphabet song? Well, here we go today with letters D-E-F-and-Geeeeee. D is for Dough One of the most important parts of pie making is knowing how to make a dough. There’s no one dough that is the “be all and the end all”, no golden […]
“PIE-ONE-ONE” HELP THANKSGIVING 2018 To help with your planning, here is the “Pie-One-One” Help Thanksgiving 2018 Page. The big day is just around the corner. It’s not too early to be thinking about what pies you’ll be making. Apple, Cranberry, Pumpkin, Pecan…or? You’ll find the link to recipes here. New this year is a Free Video […]
Thanksgiving Day Pie Help 2015 TDay is coming up soon! It will be another large gathering at Pie Cottage this year with lots of family and many friends for a potluck. If you’re like me, you are already dreaming up menus of what will be your contributions to the table. Turkey for sure, dressing, sweet potatoes, Brussel sprouts, […]
Where to Get Leaf Lard It’s been a while since I’ve written about leaf lard so it’s time to rectify that. I think leaf lard just might be the magic elixir of pie making. It can take a really good pie crust recipe and make it world class exceptional. Pie makers have prized it for centuries and for good […]
Every year, I post a series of links to recipes, suggestions, and hints for Thanksgiving Day Pie Help. My goal is that that you will find something in them to help to make your pie making experience easy and joyous. Sometimes, I think I should change my blog address and phone to CALL-PIE-1-1!
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.
A Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie When I lived at the post-and-beam house, I had a huge garden that included four separate 4 x 24 beds of my favorite Shuksan strawberries. They made the best Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie. And, they provided hundreds of pounds of berries for my family each June. We ate a lot of them out of hand, […]