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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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Peaches and Cream, a Pie Masterpiece

Look, I’m not even going to pretend to be humble about this. I just made the best pie I’ve ever made. How do I know it’s good? I’ve made this pie before and it’s beyond delicious. As proof, ingredients: Organic, … Continue reading

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Fresh Peach Pie Torture

Saturday morning I bought three pounds of peaches from the farmers’ market. They weren’t quite ripe so they sat in brown paper bags preparing themselves for their destiny. This morning I blanched and peeled them, thinking of my friend Rusty … Continue reading

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Jars of Pie (With a Pie Giveaway!)

I don’t know what’s gotten into me. I have spent the early morning hours of this holiday weekend baking dozens of pies. People who follow me on Twitter are, by now, puzzled. I’ve been tweeting about baking pies eight at … Continue reading

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