Pie Disaster #791

Last night I made a pie for uncle-former-boss’s birthday today. I think it was one of my top three pie making failures. Regular readers will recall that I screw up 4 out of every 5 pies I make.

Resist the urge to send me your fool-proof tips. I’ve tried everything. Pie making is my kryptonite. Sometimes.

This pie crust was a disaster and I patched together the bottom crust because who cares? It’s filled with pie. But I did a couple of tricks and was very patient and managed to make a decent looking top crust.

This morning I had to take my car back to Toyota (long story omitted but it was less than $100 and totally worth it) and got a ride to work. On the way, a car ran a red light and we had to slam on the brakes. My carefully wrapped and guarded pie slid out of my lap. I grabbed it but ended up with fingers in the pie.

It wasn’t ruined but it was pretty messed up.

Better the pie than me.

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5 Responses to Pie Disaster #791

  1. Ballard Avenue says:

    Definitely better the pie than you. It’s easy to fix the pie. Doll it up with some ice cream and who’s the wiser, eh?

  2. Kira says:

    I tried to resist the tip-giving but I couldn’t help it! I think the fruitless help from bystanders is all part of your pie karma.

    It still looks yummy…I would kill for some pie right about now.

  3. Keetha says:

    Better the pie than you, indeed!

    What kind of pie is that, anyway?

    Now I’m craving pie.

  4. Marvin says:

    I’m glad you weren’t hurt, I’m glad your car repairs were cheap, and pie is pie. Pie is good. Doesn’t matter what it looks like.

  5. AEJ says:

    Ugly pie is still tasty pie. 🙂

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