Mastering meringue is a baker’s rite of passage. Those sweet golden peaks don’t always come easily, but they sure can turn any pie — from lemon to chocolate — into an event.
The Baker’s Basics: Filling For All
For pies and people alike, what’s on the inside matters most. With enough ingenuity and imagination, any pie — from humble to haughty — is a welcome treat.
The Baker’s Basics: A Trusty Crust
How can a few simple ingredients cause so much stress in the kitchen? A celebrated baker and restaurant owner shares her secrets for foolproof pastry.
Paddling for Pie on the Roanoke River
The Roanoke River is home to snakes, bears, bobcats — and perfect, old-fashioned pie. Two sisters set off in search of a slice and find so much more.
Lemon Milk Pie
This Down East creation has been enjoyed for a long time. How long? Nobody’s exactly sure.
Legendary & Landmark Pies of North Carolina: Vinegar Pie
The Jarrett House provides charming rooms for its hotel guests and delightful vinegar pies for its restaurant visitors.
Legendary & Landmark Pies of North Carolina: Chocolate Chess Pie
Van Eure runs the Angus Barn, where the chocolate chess pie recipe was developed by her mother and a waitress in the 1960s.
Legendary & Landmark Pies of North Carolina: Pumpkin Pie
A pie recipe big enough to feed an army.
Legendary & Landmark Pies of North Carolina: Sweet Potato Pie
This dessert at Mama Dip’s is handmade with mashed sweet potatoes, and fits into a family tradition carried on by Spring Council.