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Food

Learn To Make Pie From L.A.'s Ace Bakers

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As total pie heads, we get a little bit too excited when KCRW's annual Good Food Pie Contest rolls around.

To help benefit the event hosted by the public radio station, two of the city's best bakers, Evan Kleiman and Sherry Yard, will be hosting a pie making class at the New School of Cooking on Wednesday, August 14th at 7 p.m.

Kleiman is the host of KCRW's Good Food and the pie contest itself, which will take place on September 7 this year. Yard was Wolfgang Puck's pastry chef for many years and is currently working on opening up her own place in Helms Bakery.

The pie making class at the New School includes lessons on creating both savory and sweet pies, and comes with a recipe booklet and an essential pie-making tool to take home.

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Evan Kleiman will demo a chicken pot pie with a duck fat pie crust, while Sherry Yard will sweeten the deal with a demo of her plum and blackberry pie with toasted almond crumble and quintessential apple pie. Students will be treated to a tasting of the pies with complementary beverages, and take home a recipe packet and essential pie tool to recreate the pastries at home.

You can purchase your $85 tickets here. All of the proceeds benefit KCRW's Good Food Pie Contest.