Category Archives: Life of Pie

Glorious Apple Pie

My friend Jason has on more than one occasion asserted that his mother’s apple pie is the ONLY apple pie for him. In case you’re new to this blog, I’m fairly serious about pie. Perhaps a little too serious. At … Continue reading

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Cville Pie Fest 2010; I Score 2nd Place Overall and Best Nut Pie

On Oct. 3, 2010, I entered my Butterscotch Pecan Pie into the C’ville Pie Fest competition. Here’s the photo of the actual pie entered (recipe appears at the bottom of this post.) The Pie Fest was quite the fun event, … Continue reading

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I Won the Carter Mountain Orchard Peach Contest

With the Peaches and Cream pie.

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Peaches and Cream Pie Recipe

Because you asked really nicely, here is the recipe for Peaches and Cream Pie: Crust: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups Crisco shortening 1 egg, beaten 1 tbsp. white vinegar 3-4 tbsps. ice water Work the shortening into the … Continue reading

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Blanching Peaches or, How to Peel a Peach (with video)

Early this morning I shot this weird and disturbing little film. It’s meant to be instructional but somehow looks a little wrong. It’s dark and out of focus and a little creepy. I like it! How to Blanch and Peel … Continue reading

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