Evan Kleiman's pie recipe as featured on the tv show The Simpsons
Mama Simpson’s (I Mean My) Apple Pie -
Evan Kleiman

So how does it feel for your favorite recipe to show up on The Simpsons?  Well, beyond surreal that's for sure.  When they first reached out via email to ask if I'd like to contribute a recipe to the episode I thought it was a prank.  But then they sent ...read more

9th KCRW Pie Contest
Pie Contest Time! -
Evan Kleiman

It's hard to believe but on Sunday May 6 UCLA and the Fowler Museum will once again host KCRW's Pie Contest.  This year is our 9th.  We started nine years ago in the atrium of the Topanga Westfield Mall with 200 pies and 400 observers.  This year we have well ...read more

Apple Honey Walnut Pie
Rosh Hashana Pie = Apple Honey with Walnut Crust -
Evan Kleiman

Food celebrating the Jewish New Year is generally characterized by sweetness as celebrants hope for a sweet and fruitful year.  The most emblematic memory I have of the holiday is dipping apples into honey.  I suspect you know where I going with this idea.  The Jewish Journal asked me to develop a Rosh ...read more

Maple Brown Butter Sweet Potato Pie
Sweet Potato Pie -
Evan Kleiman

It's KCRW Pie Contest season.  Our 8th, if you can believe it.  It takes a village to put the day together for the thousands who show up to appreciate and gorge on pie so this year we reached out to sponsors.  We found a perfect one. Universal Pictures came on board ...read more