THE PIE SESSIONS

Learn the tricks to making your very own delicious pies with Honeypie co-owner and Executive Pie Maker, Valeri Lucks.  Held inside our bakeshop kitchen at our brother cafe, Palomino, these hands-on classes will guide you through a variety of different aspects of pie making and give you a peek into the life of a bakeshop.  In each class you will bake your own mini pie to take home.  There will be lots of room for questions and answers during each class so come with all of your crust conundrums and filling inquiries .  Attend just one or try them all - you do not need to take them in order.  Classes are approximately 2-3 hours and are limited to 10 people.  

Ticket prices include all of your ingredients, a recipe with tips and tricks and a drink ticket for the bar

 

10.10.16 | Session 13 | Advanced Pie Crust:  Gimme ALL That Butter

Session 13 will introduce us all to the fine craft of making pie crusts entirely with butter.  We will talk how-to's, ingredients, and the methods and the madness behind creating all butter crusts that are flaky and flavorful.  Pie dough will be used to create small hand pies and tarts that we will bake off during class so you have treats to go home with.

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10.17.16 Session 5 | Diner Favorites: Cream Pies & Crumb Crusts

Session 5 of The Pie Sessions is a hands-on lesson in making cream pie filling.  Yep, the most delicious creamy, cream pie filling just like you'd find in an old school diner.  We will make both a cookie crust and a basic cream filling that you can practice again at home and build upon with many, many different flavors.   At the end of class you will have a little cream pie to take home.

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10.24.16 | Session 1 | NO FEAR: Crust Making 101

Session 1 is a hands-on lesson in making classic pie crust.  We will cover the how-to's as well as what pitfalls to avoid and the tricks to making a flaky, perfect crust.  You will get to make your own dough, roll out your own crust for a 6" mini pie and then choose a fruit filling to finish up the pie with.  We will bake the pies during class allowing some time for questions and answers and socializing with your new friends.   In the end, you will have a delicious little pie to take home to show off your new pie making prowess. This class is perfect for those of all skill levels who fear the crust! 

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11.7.16 | Session 13 | Advanced Pie Crust:  Gimme ALL That Butter

Session 13 will introduce us all to the fine craft of making pie crusts entirely with butter.  We will talk how-to's, ingredients, and the methods and the madness behind creating all butter crusts that are flaky and flavorful.  Pie dough will be used to create small hand pies and tarts that we will bake off during class so you have treats to go home with.

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11.14.16 | Session 10 | Savory Hand Pies & Pasties

Session 10 of The Pie Sessions is a hands-on lesson in the savory world of pie! We will do a lesson in pie crust making as well as discuss the different types of fillings one could use in constructing savory treats.  This class will also teach you ways to add a little kick and extra flavor to your pie crusts.  You will get to make your own savory pie dough, chose your desired filling, and learn how to form hand pies.  

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11.28.16 | Session 14 | Proper Southern-Style Biscuits

Session 14 is a hands-on lesson in making flaky, fluffy, buttery biscuits!  Biscuits are a lot like pie dough.  They require just the right mixture of butter, flour and liquids to get the most delicious, tender biscuits.  We will work in class on a mixing, folding and forming biscuits so you learn how to get those flaky layers to slather homemade jams on.  We will bake off some biscuits for eating hot during class and you will take home some dough to make more at home.

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OTHER PAST CLASSES

Session 3 | Grannies Best Pies For Depression: Blind Crusts and Farmhouse Pies

In this Pie Session, we will spend our time talking about “old school” pies, Depression-era pies and pies that our grannies might have often made to cheer up a dinner party.  These include pecan, chess and other baked custard and "farmhouse" pies.  The hands-on lesson in this class will include baking a "Blind Crust".  We will then fill with a delicious easy-to-make filling (that you will learn to make!).  Pies will be made during class, which will then allow for question and answer time and socializing with your pie pals.

Session 6 | Crumb Crusts and Icebox Pies

Session 6 of The Pie Sessions is a hands-on lesson in making crumb/cookie crusts and the "icebox" pie filling that you often find in them.  Cookie crusts and icebox fillings are the results of modern inventions of the 1950's and they made pie making much easier for the home cook. We will discuss and learn about these pie interventions as well as create a cookie crust and filling.  No previous experience is needed and no need to have attended earlier classes.  

Session 7 | Pie for Holi-Days

Session 7 will be a hands-on experience working on popular holiday pie fillings including peppermint fudge and pecan.  We will provide you with a blind crust and tips on making the very best holiday pies to impress your family and friends.

Session 8 | Say Cheese: Cream Cheese Pies

Session 8 of The Pie Sessions will be hands-on lesson in the making of cheesecake pie filling. We will cover a stable, easy-to-make and manipulate filling that you can practice again at home and build upon with many, many different flavors.

Session 9 | Lattice Make Great Pies

Ever wonder how to get that pretty, pretty lattice crust?  Then this is your class!  In Session 9 we will conduct a lesson in the hows and whys of making a lattice crust top for your fruit pies.  We will provide you with a fruit filling to fill your handmade crust with and then show you how to create the lattice crust topping. 

Session 10 | Savory Hand Pies

Session 10 of The Pie Sessions is a hands-on lesson in the savory world of pie! We will explore not only different types and ways to make savory pie fillings (vegetarian, vegan, and meat-friendly options!) This class will also teach you ways to add a little kick and extra flavor to your pie crusts, and different ways to make hand pies! You will get to make your own savory pie dough, chose your desired filling, and learn how to form hand pies.

Session 11 | Southern Style Pies

In honor of the upcoming Kentucky Derby, this Pie Session will find us talking about the pies that our friends down in Dixie have created - namely Pecan Pies, Chess Pies and Derby-style pies. This lesson will focus on how to make the fillings and the baking techniques used to make a great Southern-inspired pie.  You will be provided with a "blind crust" and then you will make the filling.  Pies will be baked off during class, which will allow for question and answer time, socializing and sippin' on a mint julep.

Session 12 | Give Us a Hand Part 2: Sweet Hand Pies

This Pie Session class is a hands-on lesson in making Sweet Hand Pies!  You know the ones...also called turnovers, tarts, pop-tarts...  we'll give you a lesson in pie crust making and then a lesson in rolling and folding techniques to get the perfect little, yummy hand-held pie.   We'll provide you with a filling for the pie so you can bake them off in class and have a pretty, pretty hand pie to show off to your friends and family.