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Good Food Pie Contest Recipe: Chicken Pot Pie Galette

Posted October 8, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]

Make the winning pie recipe from the 6th annual Good Food Pie Contest.

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Recipe: Cherry Tomato Cobbler as Demo’d at The TasteLA

Posted September 3, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]

As promised,  here is the recipe for the savory fruit pie I demonstrated at The LA Times The TasteLA food extravaganza on Sunday.  I say fruit because, after all the tomato is a fruit which is one reason why this particular pie is so easy to throw together.  The tomatoes act like berries, bursting apart once the heat of the oven penetrates the pie. …

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Recipe: Spinach and Feta Pie

Posted July 29, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
Spinach Pie 5

George Abou-Daoud of Urban Garden gave us this Spinach and Feta Pie.

It uses filo dough, sumac, and a blend of herbs like cinnamon, cardamom, and coriander.

Abou-Daoud recommends using feta cheese from Greece or Lebanon. He says it’s much tangier than imports from France or Bulgaria.

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Recipe: Chicken and Guinness Pot Pie

Posted July 18, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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Today’s pie makes us sad. Sad that we’re a long way away from pot pie weather.

Then again, we do have air conditioning here at KCRW, and Heather Christo’s Chicken and Guinness Pot Pie is pretty tempting…

It comes from her book Heather Christo’s Generous Table.

Click for the recipe.

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Recipe: Out of the Fire Oyster Pot Pies

Posted July 11, 2013 by | 3 Comments | ]
Oyster Pot Pies

This recipe comes to us from author Morgan Murphy, who journeyed around the South trying mom-and-pop eateries in his book Off The Eaten Path: Second Helpings.

His Oyster Pot Pies come from Out of the Fire, a restaurant in Maryland.

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Pie-a-Day #31: Baby Tomato Pie with Cheddar Crust and Cheddar-Garlic Streusel

Posted August 8, 2009 by | 4 Comments | ]
Tomato 500x

I was at the farmer’s market looking at the selection of gorgeous baby tomatoes.  Is seems that this year they’ve really come into their own.  The colors are like an earthy confetti, red, yellow, white, green, dark brown.  And the shapes, round oval, plum just intensify the desire to make a mix.  So even though I recently made the Martha Stewart Tomato Cobbler Pie …

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Pie-a-Day #26 Shepherd’s Pie

Posted July 20, 2009 by | Comments Off | ]
Shepherds Pie

Shepherd’s Pie is one of the first “complex” dishes I learned to make.  My Mom was dating a gentleman for awhile who was a very good cook.  I learned to make shortcakes from him and how to peel a Babcock peach (to fill the shortcakes).  But one of my favorite lessons was how to make Shepherd’s Pie.  Now I realize he had a special …

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Pie-a-Day #7 Corn Quiche in Cornmeal Crust

Posted June 23, 2009 by | Comments Off | ]
Corn pie

I was 17 when I really understood that eaters could slavishly be mine.  It was my mother’s birthday and we were celebrating with a grand bash at a friend’s house.  By then I had a reputation for cooking for celebrations so I made Julia Child’s Quiche Lorraine from Mastering the Art.  I followed the recipe to the letter and people went nuts.  NUTS.  I …