Apple pie with crumb topping. Photo by Cecilia Kennedy
Flournado: The “Pie of the Storm,” reared its ugly head in my kitchen last night in a massive flurry of white powder and shortening, but I gained the upper hand and made an apple pie, so all is well—until the sequel, which I hope won’t happen any time soon. I must confess: I don’t like to make pies, but Nate’s birthday was yesterday and he didn’t ask for any presents. However, he did ask for a homemade apple pie. He also did not ask me to post, “Nate is looking great at 48” on Facebook—or on this blog. That’s just an extra special surprise I like to throw into the mix.
When it comes to making pies, though, I don’t like surprises. I like recipes. Nice, predictable recipes, but there are so many to choose from. I ended up consulting at…
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