Crust: An Introduction to the Basics

Foreword This week I’m deviating from my standard literary fare. With Thanksgiving fast approaching, it seemed high-time to fulfill the oft-repeated request for a crust tutorial. One of the most frequent pie-related questions I get in casual conversation is, “do you make your own crust?” The answer is, resoundingly, “of course!” When I insist how…

Bear Harvest Pie

A variation on hunter or shepherd’s pie; a savory lamb pie inspired by The House on the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods, by Matt Bell. When you crave “green space” in New York City, you head to a park where hundreds of other sweaty (often shirtless) people are fighting for a place to…