Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Pie Time

Melanie and I got together to practice making pie crust yesterday. We ended up making three pies:

Apple Bacon Cheddar Pie ABC

Yes, my friends, that's an Apple Bacon Cheddar pie. It remains to be seen if it's actually tasty, but those of you attending Arun and Rachel's holiday party will get to find out. We also made a cherry pie:


Finally, we made a chocolate-peanut butter cream pie, not pictured here. I'd like to think that I imparted some knowledge of making crust to Melanie, but she's mostly right that I'm a control freak in the kitchen. Sorry Melanie!

Brian Ferris: Pie Maker

My Mom's New Dog

My mom got a new dog:

Mom's New Dog Mom's New Dog

She's a French bulldog named Georgie, Gi-Gi, Georgette or something like that. She's a rescue dog from a puppy mill, but she seems to be quickly on her way back to health under my mom's care. For the snort-tastic effects of Gi's battle with a respiratory infection, make sure to watch this with your sound on:

See more photos in the Flickr set.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Pie Drives the Traffic

I noticed a bump in my blog traffic the day before Thanksgivig. Wow, 50 visits in one day! I'm big time...

Thanksgiving Pie Crust Bump

It took me a few minutes to figure out why I was getting all the traffic, until I figured out which page everyone was visiting from Google:

Pie Crust For Fun and Profit

Gotta love the pie.