I redesigned this blog, and by redesign, I chose a predesigned generic layout off blogger's menu because it's been so long since I've coded that I can't figure out what the heck is going on, but the blog needed a serious visual update. This is: Food I see, cook, and eat, along with some philosophical and nostalgic ramblings, and a pinch of science and principles learned in cooking school and from voracious reading...and eating. Very voracious eating.
One of my good friends does not celebrate any of the religious winter holidays, but she still wanted to celebrate something, preferably during the winter time; thus, she made up the annual Winter Festival of Pie (TWFoP). I think 2007 marked the festival's 4th year. It's a pieluck, like a potluck, only everyone must bring pie in some way, shape, or form. This includes quiche, tarts, and pizzas, and newly accepted--hand pies, even runsas and pasties. Without further ado, and sort of in order of appearance (please mouseover for titles):