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It’s been awhile…

20 Apr

Hello dear pie fans!

I have been enjoying our interactions on facebook so much, I have somewhat neglected the blog. And, truthfully, I had to go back to a non-pie job and time is tight. But here are a few recent shots of Pie Club escapades!

My first attempt at a galette – honey and walnuts and pears, oh my!

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A banana cream pie, perfectly still before a bumpy car ride ūüė¶

Lemon bars, apple pear crisp, and mint chocolate cream pie taste tests – ready for delivery!

The Pie Club goes international! Here’s my mom showing our website to fellow baker at Vancouver, BC based The Pie Shoppe. Thanks mom!

In other news, spring is here! Can. Not. Wait. for late-spring pies, can you?

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Our First Wedding Tasting!

29 Dec

Last weekend, Ru’s Pie Club hosted a wedding pie tasting for a few new pie fans! Check out some shots below:

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A puff-pastry tartlet of orange and grapefruit with lime juice and honey

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All five of the tasting options!

small pumpkin with pecans

Pumpkin pie with candied pecans

Apple Pear Crisp

Apple Pear Crisp

J and A berry pie

Mixed berry pie with a butter lattice crust

Congrats to J & A – Looking forward to seeing you in January for your big day!

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Pre-Order Thanksgiving Pies on Good Eggs!

5 Nov

Today is a very exciting day!

We have launched on Good Eggs for super easy pie pre-ordering! 


Click here to pre-order your Thanksgiving pies! 


Good Eggs¬†is a hub to bring people and food closer together. It’s like a virtual farmer’s market – and Ru’s Pie Club has its very own webstand – a dream come true!

Pre-order your pies before Friday, November 16th,
pick them up at a convenient location in San Francisco
anytime between 10:30am-8pm the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

*Ru’s Pies will still be available on the Good Eggs webstand after Thanksgiving – so stay tuned for more pick-up dates and locations!


Apple Pear Crisp

Lemon Bars

Butternut Squash Pie

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Photos from Pie Contest Judging!

3 Oct

Check it out! I clearly take pie very seriously.

See more from the Mission Pie Twitter feed from their 2012 pie contest!

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Pie for Rosh Hashanah!

30 Aug

A few weeks ago on a trip to Sebastopol for gravenstein apples, my friend Moe and I stopped at Bee Kind – a small honey shop on Gravenstein Hwy that sells over 40 different kinds of local honey. You can check this place out¬†on the web¬†here, but I definitely recommend visiting in person because the shop offers taste tests for all of their honeys. My favorite was the pomegranate honey, but I only tasted 3 or 4 for fear that I’d ruin my appetite for a slice of gravenstein apple pie from¬†Mom’s Apple Pie, a large pie kitchen that’s¬†a little farther north¬†on Gravenstein Hwy.

But the honey inspired me to think BIG. On the Jewish New Year, many communities eat apples, round breads, and honey to celebrate the sweetness and cyclical nature of the new year…which, of course, led me to idea of a Rosh Hashanah pie!

 

This year, the Pie Club’s New Year pies are filled with organic heirloom apples rolled in organic honey made by Oakland bees!*
Place your order today through the Pie Club order form! The details are below:

$30 per 9″ pie (yields 8 slices)
All pies will be delivered on September 14th and 15th

*You are more than welcome to order this pie whether you celebrate Rosh Hashanah or not!