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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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.
Danielle Keene of Bittersweet Treats in Pasadena contributed this Chocolate Cream Pie.
It’s topped with peanut brittle.
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.
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 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 …
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.
Enjoy these Brown Sugar Mango Hand Pies with dinner tonight?
They come from Proof Bakery in Atwater Village.
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.
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 …
Jonathan Gold, Susan Feniger, Christine Moore, Tal Ronnen and 12 More to Join KCRW Good Food Pie Contest Judging Panel
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 …