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Recipe: Nicole Rucker’s Rustic Sweet Potato Pie

Posted November 20, 2015 by | 1 Comment | ]
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During a recent trip to Charleston, South Carolina, Good Food Pie Contest champion and Cofax Coffee chef/co-owner Nicole Rucker fell in love with the sweet potato pies at Martha Lou’s Kitchen. Here, she shares her own version, using baby garnet yams from Rocky Canyon Farms.

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Recipe: Robert Wemischner’s Red Wine-Poached Quince Tarts

Posted November 13, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
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Pastry chef and culinary educator Robert Wemischner spotlights autumn quince with his recipe for Red Wine-Poached Quince Tarts.

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2015 Best in Show Recipe: Rebecca Tosdevin’s Steak & Guinness Pie

Posted October 9, 2015 by | 4 Comments | ]
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Rebecca Tosdevin was a new face this year at the 7th Annual KCRW Good Food Pie Contest for her Steak and Guinness Pie, which won Best in Show and first place in the Savory category. Always curious to learn the stories of our awardees and the inspiration for their creations, we invited Rebecca to the KCRW studios to talk pie.

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Congratulations to the 7th Annual KCRW Good Food Pie Contest Winners!

Posted October 5, 2015 by | 2 Comments | ]
Best in Show - Rebecca Tosvedin

This year’s pie contestants competed across a range of seven different categories ranging from Fruit, Savory, Cooked Custard, Cream, Nut and Vegan, along with a special “World” category. The competition was fierce, with so many creative entries submitted for each of the categories.

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Jonathan Gold Goes Bananas for Cream Pie

Posted September 25, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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In advance of this year’s 7th Annual Good Food Pie Contest, we thought we’d help out some of our bakers who might be stumped for ideas by going straight to the source and asking Jonathan what his favorite pie category is.

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Recipe: Richard Turner on Mastering Pork Pies

Posted September 23, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Former British Michelin-starred chef-now-turned-restaurateur/butcher Richard H. Turner’s new book, Hog: Perfect Pork Recipes from the Snout to the Squeak, pays homage to the savory delights of his favorite animal. Flip through the pages of Hog, and you’ll find a handful of savory meat pie recipes, of course, as any proper English cookbook should include.

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Recipe: Pastry Chef Ann Kirk’s Citrus Chess Pie

Posted September 22, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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One of this year’s pie contest judges, Ann Kirk, who is the pastry chef at Little Dom’s, Dominick’s and 101 Coffee Shop, shared with us her inventive take on chess pie.

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Jonathan Gold, Sherry Yard and Nicole Rucker Return to Judge the 7th Annual Good Food Pie Contest!

Posted September 22, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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This year’s judging panel includes Pulitzer Prize winning critic (and cream pie aficionado) Jonathan Gold as well as pastry chef Sherry Yard and previous pie contest champion Nicole Rucker. We are thrilled to bring back pie judging pros and welcome new faces to the judges deck. Click for the full list of judges.

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True Pie Stories: Jen Wang & Jake Mumm’s Sweet Potato Pie With Bacon & Candied Pecans

Posted September 18, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Jen Wang and Jake Mumm share their Good Food Pie Contest stories, as well as their award-winning recipe for Savory Sweet Potato Pie with Bacon and Candied Pecans.

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The Greatest Pie Fight in Cinematic History

Posted September 15, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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This week on Good Food, New York Times journalist Dan Barry discusses the greatest pie fights in cinematic history. Listen to find out his pick for Hollywood’s most epic pie fight.