Monthly Archives: September 2011

“Mom and Apple Pie”

As a follow up to my post about Kate McDermott, I wanted to share this great video about her. It was produced by the amazingly talented Xurxo Martínez, a former classmate of mine in the Master of Communication in Digital Media (MCDM) program at the University of Washington.

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Life and pie lessons with Kate McDermott

My husband is an excellent cook, and when we were first dating, I was very nervous about making a meal for him.

The first time I cooked for him was a dinner at my apartment. As part of the meal, I wanted to make him an apple pie, which is his favorite dessert.

I didn’t have a lot of time to cook the entire dinner so I bought a frozen pie crust from the grocery store, and I consulted a recipe I had found on the Internet.

I had never made a pie before, but I baked cakes and cookies frequently so I was confident that I would succeed.

Ah, hubris.

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