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The Art of a Tart

We love our buttery vessels, but the difference between pies and tarts can get confusing. A flaky crust makes for delicious pies and savory quiches, but sweet tarts- the sort you’d find expertly adorned with fresh raspberries and a touch of glaze-are made from a different sort of crust.

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Whiskey 101 with Matthew Biancaniello

We sat down with Matthew Biancaniello, alcohol alchemist, in the middle of the Wednesday market, his canvas bags spilling with flowers, weeds and sprouting seeds, to discuss whiskey (it’s a tough job, but I’m willing to sacrifice on your behalf).

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How Whiskey is Made

Whiskey is, quite simply, distilled beer. The Scots use barley, your Kentucky Bourbon is made from at least 51% corn and Canadian Whisky’s got rye. These grains go through a series of processes to go from grain to alcohol -stay with us! Here’s who it works (we’ll go with single-malt Scotch’s life cycle as our example today):

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5 Pie Tips from Evan Kleiman

Making pie dough is deceptively easy, but were going to let L.A.’s pie queen Evan Kleiman share a few of her top pie tips before you work yourself into a tizzy:

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