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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

Pie Contest from Above

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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Recipe: Hibiscus Cream Pie

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Bake a pie with FLOWERS in it – try this Hibiscus Cream Pie from Miche Bacher, owner of Mali B Sweets and the author of Cooking with Flowers.

And listen to this interview to learn more about using blossoms in your kitchen.

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Recipe: Nectarine Ginger Pie

Posted August 21, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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We love Hourie Sahakian’s desserts at Short Cake.

So we think you’ll love this Nectarine Ginger Pie. The crumble on top uses nutmeg and three different kinds of ginger.

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Master the Pie Crust: An interactive online class with Evan Kleiman

Posted August 21, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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Are you ready to up your pie game?  Need some guidance to get ready to enter the pie contest? Here’s an easy way to take a class with me and you don’t even need to leave your house.  I’m so excited to share my latest project with you.  Craftsy.com is launching a pie crust class with me.  Craftsy specializes in long form video classes …

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Jonathan Gold, Susan Feniger, Christine Moore, Tal Ronnen and 12 More to Join KCRW Good Food Pie Contest Judging Panel

Posted August 20, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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The second round of judges for KCRW’s 5th Annual Good Food Pie Contest, includes Los Angeles Times Restaurant Critic Jonathan Gold and Susan Feniger, owner and chef of STREET and Border Grill. The all-star lineup of foodies, pâtissieres, restaurant owners and celebrities, also welcomes Jonathan Gold, Susan Feniger, Garrett Snyder, Hourie Sahakian, Amy Rowat, Robert Wemischner, Meadow Ramsey, Tal Ronen, Lindsay William Ross, Christine …

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Recipe: Sweet Tea Pie

Posted August 20, 2013 by | Comments Off | ]
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Lucy’s Fried Chicken in Austin, Texas is known for its Sweet Tea Pie, created by Taff Mayberry, pastry chef at Olivia and chef consultant to Lucy’s.

The pie gets its strong flavor from orange pekoe tea.

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