Judging is hard. I'm not belly-aching about all the pie I had to eat or the cool apron and taffy I got at Saturday's Pie Social. However, assigning a value to someone else's work can be intimidating. Our job is to judge the pie, which is the culmination of their creativity, knowledge, and hard work baked up in what is hopefully a delicious pie. Not a task for the faint of heart or a person on a diet. Five of us got to work judging the 2013 Pie Social celebrity pies.
Rachel Miller Handpies from AZ Food Crafters
Here's my recap. I learned which chef made which pie only after the blind judging, by the way.More »