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Recipe: Blue Ribbon Deep-Dish Apple Pie

Posted September 2, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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This Labor Day, enjoy a classic Blue Ribbon Deep-Dish Apple Pie from Amy Traverso’s Apple Lover’s Cookbook.

Traverso recommends precooking the apples to lock in a beautiful shape before you bake.

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Recipe: Cooks County’s Grapple Pie

Posted August 31, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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On this week’s Market Report, Cooks County’s Roxana Jullapat tells Laura Avery about cooking Spitzenberg apples with Tomcord grapes to make a Grapple Pie.

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Piecast: Tweaking Your Baking, Flower Pastry

Posted August 30, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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This month on the piecast, learn about new ingredients you can add to your baking. Gluten-Free Girl Shauna James Ahern teaches us how to make a crust that’s both flaky and gluten-free. Miche Bacher puts hibiscus petals in hers. Alex Brown and Evan George, otherwise known as vegetarian party boys ‘The Hot Knives,’ are using kudzu starch as a thickener. And Jason Anthony brings us a cautionary tale of complaining about your food.

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Pie Drinks and Hare Pie at Ray’s and Stark Bar

Posted August 30, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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If you don’t get enough pie at our September 7 contest, there will be more pie to eat – and drink – that day at Ray’s and Stark Bar at the museum.

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Recipe: Sweet Cheese Pie with Oven-Poached Quince

Posted August 30, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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We found this beautiful Sweet Cheese Pie with Oven-Poached Quince in Leanne Kitchen’s Turkey: A Food Lover’s Journey.

Fresh quince will be out later this fall in California.

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Recipe: Plum-Licorice Hand Pies

Posted August 29, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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These Plum-Licorice Hand Pies come from Good Girl Dinette’s Diep Tran.

Tran says the recipe is inspired by Vietnamese preserving traditions, which favor candying over jams and jellies.

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Recipe: Chocolate Cream Pie with Peanut Brittle Topping

Posted August 28, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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Danielle Keene of Bittersweet Treats in Pasadena contributed this Chocolate Cream Pie.

It’s topped with peanut brittle.

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Recipe: Key Lime Pie, Graham Cracker Crust and Kaffir Lime Meringue

Posted August 27, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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MB Post and Fishing with Dynamite chef David Lefevre reminisced on the show recently about the key lime pie his mother used to make.

Now we’ve got LeFevre’s grown-up recipe – no jello, we promise.

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Recipe: Vegan Pie Fillings

Posted August 26, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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Alex Brown and Evan George are a pair of vegetarian party boys called The Hot Knives.

Many of their Vegan Pie Fillings play on cocktails. Their Coconut Cream uses kudzu starch, a thickener made from the root of the kudzu plant.

The recipes come from the duo’s book Lust for Leaf: Vegetarian Noshes, Bashes, and Everyday Great Eats — The Hot Knives Way.

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Jonathan Gold on Pie Crust, Savory Pie Dough and Cream Fillings

Posted August 23, 2013 by | 2 Comments | ]
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Jonathan Gold is the Pulitzer Prize winning food writer for the LA Times. He will also be a judge at the 5th Annual Good Food Pie Contest. This week, he discusses what he looks for in a savory pie and a cream pie. So listen up, take his advice, and enter your winning pie today. If you’d prefer to eat out, Jonathan says to …

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