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In Defense of Pie

In a recent Slate post,  Nathan Heller rips into pie calling it gloppy, soggy and un-American. Fired up friends of pie (and friends of mine) hastened to send me the link, confident I’d have a strong response. And while my … 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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Reflections: a Year of Pie

It was right around a year ago when I, brash, idiotic, pie enthusiast that I am, challenged my friend Brian to what came to be known as the C’ville Pie Down. I didn’t win. Whatever. My pies still rock and … Continue reading

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Life of Pie: the “Perfect” Butterscotch Pecan Pie Recipe

Butterscotch Pecan Pie Photo on Twitpic One 9″ flaky pie crust. This is where people fall down on the job. I like this recipe and in fact have used it for the last dozen pies or so and it’s been … Continue reading

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Cville Pie Fest, The Quest for the Best in Pie

More than a year ago, facing a half empty nest, I turned to pie. I decided I would learn, through trial and error, practice and reading, to make really fantastic pie. I blogged about my pie adventures, calling the new … Continue reading

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