American Pie

July 3, 2015

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I’m going to keep this post really short. It’s the start of the holiday weekend and there’s many things you should be doing other than reading this post. Like making this pie. And eating this pie. 


When I saw a picture of this pie from Broma Bakery show up on my Instagram feed I knew I had to make it. I loved the rustic simplicity of it. I couldn’t stop staring at it! It conjured up an image of sitting at an old wood picnic bench on a hot summer day with fireworks overhead sharing pie with friends.. That’s not how I ate the pie – in reality I enjoyed this pie while my dog and one year old daughter clawed and pulled at my leg. But, nonetheless, still a festive time. My dog was in his patriots bandana. 



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Since I’ve gotten into food photography, I’ve been obsessed with tall stacks of fluffy pancakes. I have a fantasy of tucking a napkin in my shirt, shutting my phone off, taking my best fork and digging into my own personal tower of pancakes with syrup oozing down the sides.


I have attempted to assemble a stack of pancakes many times before. Usually my pancake towers are frankly frightening. Misshapen and wobbly pancake towers no more because I am happy to announce I finally found a recipe that makes the most deliciously fluffy and moist pancake that is perfect for stacking. 


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