From Planet to Pies

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From Planet to Pies, since I like to work with local producers, like the wineries, the fruit growers, micro breweries and nut producers are great! Phoenix Devour is for Trade Vendors only which really means that the food growers and producers are matched to cook up a storm for every one to taste.. I’m in! For those of you who have not heard of it, or wonder what it all means – slow food? I went … Read more

Do you give “Thank you” gifts?

Do you give Thank you gifts? It’s a question I ask many people and wonder why people don’t or who do – don’t they have customers & family to appreciate? When it came to gift giving at Christmas time, I always gave my Grandparents a gift box with cheeses, sausages and little cookie packages. They Loved them! They were older and couldn’t get around much, and it was something that I knew they really enjoyed. Sure … Read more

What’s the Slow Food Movement?

What’s the slow food movement about? Slow Food Nation began in Italy with the founding of its forerunner organization, Arcigola, in 1986 to resist the opening of a McDonald’s near the Spanish Steps in Rome. In 1989, the founding Manifesto of the international Slow Food movement was signed in Paris, France by delegates from 15 countries. The Slow Food organization spawned by the movement has expanded to include over 100,000 members with chapters in over 132 … Read more

Country Apple Pie

This apple pie is not my recipe, however I have made it before..it’s really quite good. The pastry recipe is more like a sweet dough. Here we go.. 1 3/4 cups flour 1/4 cup self-rising flour 1 T. icing sugar 2 T of butter 1 egg, lightly beaten 2 T lemon juice 1 egg white Sift the flours, sugar into a bowl and rub in the butter, add the egg and enough lemon juice to mix … Read more

Never Heard of Wine in Pies

Welcome to Sedona Pies. An update on the Tasting from the 26th of June.. It went pretty good. Comments like: “I’ve never heard of wine in pies before” that’s because Sedona Pies created them. “The pies are really good.” Thank you! “How did you think of combining the two ingredients together?” Just experimenting with ingredients to create a wine pie. “Well, they are awesome.” Thank you! When we added whipped cream to the pie, the paring … Read more

Vino Cotto & Pies

A while ago Deanna sent me a bottle of their Vino Cotto to experiment with my pies. Vino is made by Montillo Italian Foods. It’s a Sweet “Cooked wine” Syrup, they followed their family’s 4th generation recipe that came from Calabria, Italy. I have been experimenting, and posted a couple of recipes on Food Buzz – one of them is what I call Strawberry Crush.. You can get the recipe by clicking on this link. Some … Read more

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