Join KCRW for the 6th Annual Good Food Pie Contest at the Fowler Museum. The celebrated event returns this year on Sunday, October 5th to Wilson Plaza, adjacent to the Fowler Museum at UCLA. For the sixth year in a row, home cooks and professionals alike will be judged by some of LA's best chefs and food writers.
Enter a pie, cheer on the competitors, visit the Fowler galleries, or just come by and enjoy a slice. Good Food's Evan Kleiman will preside over the afternoon pie festivities which will include music provided by KCRW DJ Anne Litt, pie tasting, food trucks, kids activities and more!
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Lisa Donovan is the pastry chef at Husk restaurant in Nashville. We spotted her Buttermilk Chess Pie while watching the second season of Mind of a Chef on PBS. She says chess pie is a dessert that defines Southern bakers.
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During the month of September, Zoe Nathan and Josh Loeb’s Sweet Rose Creamery will donate $5 from every large ice cream pie sold and $1 from the small versions to KCRW to support this year’s contest. Get thee to the ice cream shoppe!
Try this recipe for a savory pie from South Africa.
Learn about art history, try a pie recipe.
Every year we get asked repeatedly what constitutes a pie for KCRW’s Good Food Pie Contest. So what are the rules?
Try this pie recipe, inspired by objects found at the Fowler Museum.
Try this plum pie from Robert Wemischner that features a flaky almond crust.
Chef Edward Lee puts blackened pineapple salsa on his chess pie. Author David Sedaris is ok with canned filling. Store-bought would never fly with Sherry Gore, who judges an Amish pie contest every year. And if baking just takes too long sometimes, food writer Ghillie James explains how freezing dough and even entire desserts can help you save time in the kitchen.
Once again, congratulations to all the contestants on another wonderful event. Below are scenes from the day’s festivities from pie drop off to the announcement of Best in Show. All photos courtesy of Caught in the Moment Photography.