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7th Annual Good Food Pie Contest will be at The Fowler Museum at UCLA on October 4th , 2015

Posted March 14, 2015 by | Comments Off | ]
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Mark your calendars bakers. KCRW’s annual Good Food Pie Contest returns to The Fowler Museum at UCLA on October 4th, 2015.

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Recipe: Caramelized Onion and Potato Hand Pies

Posted September 18, 2014 by | Comments Off | ]
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Looking for a savory pie recipe? Look no further!

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Recipe: Nicole Rucker’s Winning Pork & Peas Pie

Posted September 17, 2012 by | 1 Comment | ]
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Many bakers have been clamoring for Nicole Rucker’s winning recipe from this year’s pie contest. Nicole took home not one, or two, but FOUR ribbons at the 4th Annual Good Food Pie Contest. It was her Pork and Peas Pie which landed her the ribbon for Best in Show.

So what is the key to Nicole’s blue ribbon recipe? “My first secret is controlling the temperature all along the …

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Behind the Scenes: Judging the 4th Annual Good Food Pie Contest

Posted September 10, 2012 by | 4 Comments | ]
Sherry Yard points out her favorite pie to David LeFevre.

The 4th Annual Good Food Pie Contest was a whopping success. Over 200 pies were entered in 5 categories. Many of you baked pies. Many of your tasted pies. But here is a sneak peak of what it looked like behind the scenes where the judges deliberated over who made the best pies in each category.

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Huell Howser, Michael Voltaggio, Ilan Hall, Kris Morningstar, Josh Graves and Krista Simmons Join Judges for 4th Annual Good Food Pie Contest!

Posted August 25, 2012 by | 3 Comments | ]

Our crew of fabulous judges is complete! Television personality Huell Howser has agreed to spearhead our judging, as has Top Chef Michael Voltaggio of Ink restaurant, Top Chef Ilan Hall of The Gorbals,  Top Chef Masters judge and LAist Food Editor Krista Simmons as well as Chef Kris Morningstar and Pastry Chef Josh Graves of Ray’s at LACMA and the newly opened Coffee + …

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Jonathan Gold Explain What a Metropolis II – Inspired Pie Should Look Like

Posted August 24, 2012 by | 1 Comment | ]
Chris Burden's Metropolis II. Photo Credit: LACMA

This year our art-inspired pie category is based on Chris Burden’s Metropolis II. Coincidentally, Jonathan Gold worked as Chris Burden’s studio assistant in the late 1970′s and so we asked him for an insider’s perspective on what a Metropolis II inspired pie might look like. Listen below for his answer…

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Sherry Yard, David LeFevre, Karen Hatfield and More Join the Judges Panel for the 4th Annual Good Food Pie Contest!

Posted August 14, 2012 by | 1 Comment | ]
Sherry Yard

We are thrilled to announce that renowned Pastry Chef Sherry Yard has joined our impressive panel of judges for the 4th Annual Good Food Pie Contest. Yard, who oversees all of the confections at Wolfgang Puck’s restaurant empire, is widely considered an authority on all things sweet. We’ve also nabbed Michelin-decorated chef David LeFevre of MB Post, Pastry Chef and Veteran Pie Judge Shannon Swindle …

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KCRW + Huckleberry Thursday Night Dinner Menu Announced

Posted July 27, 2012 by | 5 Comments | ]

Here is a sneak peak at what you will find next Thursday evening at the KCRW + Huckleberry Thursday Night Dinner. Get your tickets now and support the 4th Annual Good Food Pie Contest. Buy your tickets here!
Spiced nuts 
Heirloom tomato crostatas with drake family farms goat cheese and arugula 
Free range fried chicken with sweet corn succotash
Old fashioned peach pie with sweet rose creamery vanilla …

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Thursday Night Dinner at Huckleberry to Support The Good Food Pie Contest!

Posted July 25, 2012 by | 3 Comments | ]
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Next Thursday, August 2nd we are partnering with Huckleberry in Santa Monica for a benefit dinner for the 4th Annual Good Food Pie Contest. You know all those tables, pie servers, forks and plates you see at the Pie Contest? Well we have to pay for those! And we need your help. So please come join Evan Kleiman and the Good Food team on …

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Stark Bar’s Pie Cocktail

Posted September 16, 2011 by | Comments Off | ]

This recipe comes to us from Stark Bar, at LACMA. This specialty cocktail will be offered all day during the Third Annual Good Food Pie Contest for $10.
2 oz Liquor43
1 oz fresh squeezed lime juice
3/4 oz heavy cream
*graham cracker rim