St. Louis Food Bloggers Workshop (Apple Pie and Search Engine Optimization)

On Sunday I joined several St. Louis area food bloggers for a workshop at The Kitchen Conservatory to learn how to make a double crusted apple pie. Anne Cori was our instructor. She emphasized “cold dough/hot oven” to create a perfect pie. While the pies baked, Christi Fentress of Response Builders presented us w/ information on search engine optimization (i.e., how to set up your site so it gets optimal placement on search engines such as Google, Yahoo and MSN). Many thanks to Anne and Christi for sharing their knowledge. Also, thanks to Alanna at A Veggie Venture for organizing this fun event!

 I took my pie to share w/ some friends while it was still warm from the oven. The pie may not be the prettiest I’ve seen, but it was the best apple pie I’ve tasted so far (the crust was super tender and flaky)!! My friends both thought so too… in fact one of them inhaled 3 slices of pie that evening!

I’m too lazy to type out the recipes right now but you can find them here (crust) and here (pie)  if you’re interested.

Some photos for your viewing pleasure (click photos to zoom in).

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That’s all folks…

Bruno

7 Responses to “St. Louis Food Bloggers Workshop (Apple Pie and Search Engine Optimization)”


  1. 1 Alanna

    We may well have the ‘youngest food blogger’ too, or at minimum, the ‘youngest pie baker’. Thanks for the post, Bruno. It was great to see you and so glad your pie was a hit!!

  2. 2 brunosdream

    Alanna – I think our young pie baker was having a fun time despite being surrounded by adults… plus she got to munch on some delicious pie as a reward for her efforts! See ya at the next reunion…

  3. 3 Stef

    It was fun meeting you! My friends loved the pie too. I only had one piece left to eat for breakfast the next day.

  4. 4 brunosdream

    Hi Stef, Yeah that pie was good!! See ya at the next get together.

  5. 5 Lisa

    That workshop looks like a lot of fun, Bruno. I need to try that pie crust; have been threatening to make an apple pie for Keith for quite some time now (I hardly ever bake).

  6. 6 arfi

    you’ve been out of the blues now i take it, bruno. good job!! apple pie is my favorite. the first thing to nib is the crusty pastry. love it with a scoop of ice cream!

  7. 7 Bruno

    Lisa – Sorry you couldn’t make it to the workshop. The pie recipe is easy and delicious. I’m sure Keith (and you) will be very happy w/ the results!

    Arfi – Yes, I’m gradually shaking away my blues. Thanks for your support! I think you will really enjoy this pie recipe if you try it.

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