It’s been super busy at Pie Cottage and I don’t even know where to even begin. Here’s a peek into some of what’s been going on in the last month, plus a few things that are coming up, and one or two projects that I am dreaming about. I finished the first draft of the manuscript for my book and […]
Welcome to Art of the Pie
Kate McDermott Welcomes You to Art of the Pie!
Kate McDermott will show you that making pie is easier than you think and as American as...well, Apple Pie!
Where to start? Well, if you are a well-seasoned pie maker or missed learning this time-honored skill when you were young, you will find some hints here.
Kate's been baking just about all her life and is excited to share with you her knowledge, recipes and skills.
While you're here, enjoy learning about pie making, some pie history and trivia, and be sure to stop by Kate's blog, too, for tips, tricks, recipes and more.
There’s usually a pie on the kitchen counter at Art of the Pie so, come on in and pull up a chair, sit a while and enjoy a piece!
And as Kate says, "Be Happy, Make Pie!"
Baking in a Reliable Oven There are two major challenges that a pie maker faces… Keeping the fats well chilled and… Baking in a reliable oven. Everything else is easy…more or less. But the mechanical part of the operation, the actual oven unit that we heat up, to place the fruit of our labor inside of, with the […]