Monthly Archives: January 2016

“Deep Dish Pizza”

I was feeling a bit nostalgic, so I decided to make an attempt at making a Chicago classic: deep dish… Continue reading »

The hand that rocks the crust.

My main beef with savory hand pies is the crust. I’ve always complained its just too thick, and it kills… Continue reading »

Don’t Crowd the Mushrooms!

  This week we ventured into savory pies! I was very excited for this week; I was ready to cook… Continue reading »

An Exotic Moroccan Lamb Tagine Pie!

As soon as I realized that we were going to make a savory pie this week, I knew that it… Continue reading »

Chicken Pot Pie

This week I made a chicken pot pie. The original recipe is found here – Epicurious’ Chicken Pot Pie Recipe…. Continue reading »

Roasted Vegetable Galette

What beats a hot, flaky, savory pie on a cold January day? A warm, savory pie stuffed full of healthy… Continue reading »

Katie’s 2nd Pie Ever: Butterscotch Pecan Custard

For the first week of David’s class, I decided to attempt a Butterscotch Pecan Custard Pie – Yum. The ingredients:… Continue reading »

An abundance of sugar

This week, we made sweet pies. After settling ourselves into pairs, we set off to make pastry, filling, and a… Continue reading »

So Many Pies, So Little Time

This first week I feel like we were all overwhelmed with the sheer number of possibilities when it comes to… Continue reading »

Sweet Pies!!

There was nothing more exciting, relaxing, and perhaps a bit mystifying than the idea of spending an entire three week… Continue reading »

Better Late Than Never

My first blog post for this class is overdue by far, but as the title suggests, at least I’m getting… Continue reading »

Sweet Week

After a productive first day of pastry-making with my partner, Moiz, it took me a while to decide which pie… Continue reading »

These too are Pies.

The readings for this week said that a filling needs to be surrounded by pastry to become a pie. I… Continue reading »

A Sweet Start to Winter Study

After much deliberating and drooling over cook books, Stephanie and I finally decided on three sweet pies to tackle this… Continue reading »

A little (or a LOT of) pie for your day…

After completing our initial two servings of dough (half butter and half crisco in my case and all butter in… Continue reading »