Easy As…Tomato Pie!

  In the grand Southern tradition of using what is fresh from the garden and mixing it with some form of fat…I present to you:  Tomato Pie.  Okay, to be truly “southern” you’ll have to work on the pronunciation of “pie” (draw it waaaaaaaay out) but we won’t get hung up on that.   If you aren’t familiar with Southern cooking, tomato … Read More

Perfect Flaky Pastry

One of the most common frustrations I hear in regards to baking is how people can’t seem to make a nice flaky pie crust.  This is exactly what happened with Jason, a recent guest of mine earlier this spring.  He and his fiance had joined me earlier in the year and we had started trading emails about cooking questions.  When … Read More