Little Red Riding Ribbon

Guess what? I won 2nd prize in the savory category of pies in the 6th Annual KCRW Good Food Pie Contest for the "Mr. Fitz Pork Pie!"  Thank you all dear friends for keeping your fingers crossed, it was one of the most awesome days I've had in years.  A total of 378 pies were... Continue Reading →

Deep in Pie-land

Warning:  I'm about to bombard you with pie photos.  I promise recipes will follow after this weekend. It seems cruelly absurd that on the days approaching the 6th annual KCRW Good Food Pie Contest, of which I am a first time participant and therefore making pies and having the oven on round the clock, we... Continue Reading →

I'm not sure what business apples have growing right now in Redondo Beach, CA, but when my husband texted me the other day, "Hey Sue, I just picked some apples from our school's community garden tree, do you think you can make a pie?", I figured, why not?  I'll make an apple-black liquorice pie and... Continue Reading →

Random Moment of Delight

This week's Random Moment of Delight is two photos:  one of my husband's face when he saw the Monster Apple Dumpling I made for breakfast on this National Pie Day, January 23, 2014, the other of the little monster itself.  I love the idea of cataloguing random moments of delight in one's life because I think... Continue Reading →

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