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

Horchata Cream Pie
Recipe: Horchata Cream Pie -
Evan Kleiman

In my quest to both get better at making cream pies and to enjoy eating them I challenged myself to come up with some flavors I enjoy in general.  It's the best kind of inspiration. Then you can fiddle around until the cream filling that embodies the flavor you're looking ...read more

cereal cream pie
Cereal Milk Cream Pie with Coconut -
Evan Kleiman

Momofuku's Christina Tosi's Cereal Milk creations are legendary.  It's to the point where they sell the prepared Cereal Milk in pint bottles so you can feed that itch on the go.  As I was drinking the remaining milk from a bowl of cornflakes I wondered.  Why not Cereal Milk Pie? ...read more