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The Best Photos from the Fifth Annual Good Food Pie Contest

Posted September 8, 2013 by | 1 Comment | ]
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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.

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Congratulations to All of the Winners at the Fifth Annual Good Food Pie Contest!

Posted September 7, 2013 by | 12 Comments | ]
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The results are in! Here is a list of the first, second and third place winners at the 5th Annual Good Food Pie Contest. Baker Sharon Graves received a hat trick for Best Fruit Pie, Best Crust and Best in Show.

Her perfectly prepared apple pie proved that sometimes classic is best.

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Record Breaking 347 Pies Entered in the 5th Annual Good Food Pie Contest at LACMA

Posted September 3, 2013 by | 5 Comments | ]
Our fabulous panel of judges tasted over 200 pies.

Pie contest judges get your spandex out – this year we received a record breaking 347 entries from 263 contestants for the 5th Annual Good Food Pie Contest. Registration is now closed for the event, but come on out and cheer on the bakers and taste their pies this Saturday, September 7th at LACMA. Good Food’s own Evan Kleiman will preside over the afternoon pie …

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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 | 1 Comment | ]
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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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