Monday, November 21, 2011

Apple Pie Contest

I'm really loving my new job. In addition to the great work and people - there are some other cooks in the office!

We recently had an apple pie baking contest.  It was so much fun to taste all of the pies side-by-side. Generally I think apple pie is fairly standard, but it was so interesting to taste all the variations in the recipes.

There was a pie with a crumb topping,

One filled to the brim with appley-goodness!

 A very dainty, prim and proper lattice top,

And my pie (recipe here) topped with decorative leaves. I took home the prize for most creative appearance. We all won prizes, tasted all of the pies, and got a free vacation day for our participation - can't beat that!!


  1. I know I'm biased but I think your apple pie looks the prettiest. :-)

  2. My pie would look most like yours! I love decorating it with little cutouts. I also love crumb topping though!

  3. That sounds fun. The extra vacation day is awesome!

  4. your pie is definitely the most creative! What a fun thing to do at the office.

  5. I want a day just tasting apple pie! Your look so pretty!

  6. Love it! I have to make one for Thursday, I'll be checking in here :)