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C’ville Pie Down: The Video

All right — just this ONE LAST THING then I will shut up about pie already — until the fall. Enjoy! (Thanks, for the gazillionth time, to @stevewhitaker for this video and for just being Steve.)

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Cville Pie Down: The Verdict

OK, so I didn’t win the Pie Down. But you know, I feel just as good about the whole experience as I would if I had won. (And I’ll be back. Rocky Balboa didn’t win his first fight, either.) The … Continue reading

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Cville Pie Down: The Recipes

Jumble Berry Pie 1 cup sugar 2 Tbsp. cornstarch 2 Tbsp. quick cooking tapioca Pinch of salt 4 cups blueberries 2 cups mix of blackberries, raspberries and sliced strawberries 1 Tbsp. orange extract Mix dry ingredients in a large bowl. … Continue reading

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Cville Pie Down: Baking Day, Part Deux

A bit of a setback . . .  I’ve trashed my first batch of crust. It just didn’t meet my standards. It’s tough to judge the amount of water when it’s this hot, but not really humid. So it’s 2:30 … Continue reading

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Cville Pie Down: Baking Day

Tomorrow, I will face my arch nemesis of pie, The Food Geek, in the Cville Pie Down. Today, I bake. Actually, more accurately, today I will prep crust, shop, plan, bake, think, panic and start over. It may be a … Continue reading

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