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What’s Wrong With My Pie??

Sunde White illustrates her essay about why your berry pie is bad and how to fix it

It’s summer, time for berry pie!  For a few years I had an illegal pie cart called Pie Fridays http://www.piefridays.com)  . I’d wheel it out onto the streets of San Francisco every weekend.  I made all sorts of pies from Key Lime to Double Chocolate Raspberry Crumble.  But I always loved the berry pies in […]

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The Importance of Shredded Lettuce

I hate lettuce on sandwiches and hamburgers because it is always applied wrong.  When done wrong lettuce is a second thought put on in the rush of burger and sandwich making.  “For the crunch.”  People mumble to themselves as they stick a leaf of limp, veiny,  green, solidified watery vegetable onto the mayonnaise of their […]

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How Pie Healed Me

The police would always come up behind me and quietly stand in my blind spot, waiting for me to notice them.   I’d follow my suddenly silent pie customer’s eyes and turn to find them standing there.  They were always very polite and kind but it would kill my business for that night.  My line of […]

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Pie Fridays: It all started in a Bar!

I used to have a popular pie cart called Pie Fridays.  I’d wheel it out on Fridays but that wasn’t why it was called Pie Fridays.  It all started on Friday nights in a bar in San Francisco.  I was a bartender there.  I took over Friday nights expecting to make way more money but […]

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