Registration Now Open for Virtual and In-Person 2023 Events
Join me at the baking counter and let's bake up a sweet and savory year!
Well here we go for another year of baking with hands and heart in your home and in mine! Today I am announcing the first events I’ve scheduled for us for 2023. The button below will take you to a page with the full collection of 2023 events…
….and the info is below for you, along with travel info if you are coming to bake with me at Pie Cottage, too!
P.S. I love my work!
BAKE WITH KATE
Enjoy a year of baking virtually with me right in your own kitchen. On the 2nd Sunday* of each month at 2 pm Eastern (11 am Western) join Kate for 90 to 120 minutes of homemade baking both savory and sweet. I try my best to make baking fun and easy for all and I’m looking forward to sharing some of my favorite recipes with you!
The Whole Pie! Sign up for the FULL 12-session course to receive a FREE Bonus Surprise Bake session. This truly is a pie makers dream come true! (See details below.)
Just a Slice, Please! Tickets for individual sessions will go on sale one month in advance of the date of each session.
Here's the Baker's Menu for 2023
January 8: Apple Pear Triple Ginger Crumble
February 12: Mom's Chicken Pot Pie
March 12: Lemony Quick Tarts
April 2: Rum Raisin Apple Custard Pie
May 7: Fried Pies
June 11: Best Strawberry Shortcake
July 9: How to Make ANY Fresh Fruit Pie
August 13: Ratatouille Pie
September 10: Chocolate Bourbon Whiskey Fig Pie
October 15: Fancy Tops and Pumpkin Pie
November 12: Sausage and Apple Savory Supper Pie
December 10: Peanut Butter Chocolate Layer Pie
December 17: Bonus Session: Surprise Bake!
Same Prices as 2022 for Virtual Sessions!
Bakers Dozen Full Course 12 Sessions: $585: $48 per class which includes the Eventbrite service fee and a Free 13th Bonus Session. You save $115!)
Individual Sessions: $55 per class (Price does not include Eventbrite service fee.) Tickets will go on sale approximately one month before the date of each class.
Gift Cards are available.
Can’t make a session? No Worries!
Each session is recorded with lifetime viewing access.
IN-PERSON ART OF THE PIE DAY CAMPS AT PIE COTTAGE
This is the original hands-on Art of the Pie Day Camp Workshop taught by me in Port Angeles, WA.
What's included in an Art of the Pie Day Camp
The lifetime skill of how to make and roll the Art of the Pie® dough by hand.
Recipes and all ingredients.
Classes limited to 3 pie campers so there will be lots of personalized instruction while making your own seasonal fruit pie and flaky pastry.
How to make a food processor crust at home.
How to choose great tasting seasonal fruit.
How to make a filling for just about ANY fruit pie.
Tips and tricks to bake up a picture perfect pie to share
How to create your own recipes.
You will finish class with your own just baked pie hot out of the oven or ready to bake at home.
A 9" Emile Henry pie dish ($50 value)
A celebratory prosecco toast or juice and light lunch made for you by Kate.
A delicious piece or two of a freshly baked pie.
DATES FOR 2023
It’s as easy as 1-2-3 to register for an in-person Art of the Pie Day Camp.
Click on the date you would like to come.
That will take you to the Eventbrite where you will register and pay.
Come to Pie Cottage and let’s make pie!
If you are interested in a private in-person Art of the Pie Day Camp at Pie Cottage, I do those too for up to 6 people. (Minimum is 3.)
Coming to Pie Cottage for an In Person Day Camp?
Pie Cottage is in Port Angeles, WA on the north coast of the Olympic Peninsula. Nestled on the Strait of Juan de Fuca with Olympic National Park right in its "backyard", Port Angeles is approximately 2.5 hours northwest from the Seattle Area. It is also a 90-minute ferry crossing (car and/or passenger) from Victoria, British Columbia. The Pacific Ocean is an eighty minute drive and beautiful vistas are everywhere. Port Angeles itself is fairly small and driving distance between most everything is about 5-10 minutes.
HOW DO I GET TO PORT ANGELES?
via Washington State Ferry to Bainbridge Island
Depart the ferry merging onto HWY 305, follow to HWY 3 to the Hood Canal Bridge. Take a left onto the bridge and follow HWY 104, then merge onto HWY 101. Continue through Sequim to Port Angeles.
Approximate Travel Time: 2 hours 45 minutes.
Ferry Schedule: Seattle/Bainbridge
via Washington State Ferry to Edmonds
Depart the ferry and follow signs to the Hood Canal Bridge. Take a right onto the bridge and follow HWY 104, then merge onto HWY 101. Continue through Sequim to Port Angeles.
Approximate Travel Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Ferry Schedule: Edmonds/Kingston
From SeaTac Airport
Take Interstate 5 south to the Bremerton Exit (highway 16 North) through Bremerton; past Bremerton take highway 3 to 104 to 101 around Sequim. Port Angeles is 15 miles west of Sequim on highway 101.
Approximate Travel Time: 2 hours and 15 minutes
From Olympia and Oregon
Take US 101 northbound along the western shore of Hood Canal. From Olympia via Aberdeen/Hoquiam: take US 101 northbound. This is a longer scenic route that includes the Pacific coastline and parts of Olympic National Park.
From Bellingham and Vancouver, BC
Take the Washington State ferry from Keystone (on Whidbey Island north of Seattle) to Port Townsend. Ferry reservations can be made through the WA Department of Transportation.
Charters and Bus
Clallam Transit System – "The Straight Shot" Rte 123 offers daily direct bus service between Port Angeles and the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal. $10 cash only/each way.
Dungeness Line – offers bus service to and from SeaTac, Seattle, Edmonds/Kingston, and Port Townsend.
Rocket Transportation – service from SeaTac airport and custom charters.
To SeaTac Airport
Travel by air to SeaTac (Seattle) Airport, rent a car and drive to the Peninsula. Driving directions. Or take one of the above bus services.
To Port Angeles
The William R. Fairchild International Airport is on the west side of Port Angeles. You can charter a flight from Rite Bros. Aviation for personalized, private flight service.
To/From Victoria, British Columbia
To/From Seattle Area
WHAT OTHER WONDERFUL THINGS ARE THERE TO DO IN AND AROUND PORT ANGELES?
Here are a few ideas for starters.
For guided tours, day trips, and backpacking on the Olympic Peninsula, check out Magic Forest Tours.
Port Angeles Farmer’s Market – Sample some local produce, dairy, or pick up a jar of honey.
You must visit Swain’s – It's where us locals shop for everything and Swain's has the best collection of Fiesta wear I've seen anywhere! A few other stores you might want to visit are Port Book and News, Brown’s Outdoor, and Cabled Fiber & Yarn.
Take the Underground Tour of downtown Port Angeles.
Visit the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center and take a walk through Webster's Woods.
Visit a lavender farm in nearby Sequim.
Just an hour from Port Angeles and a great place for tasting is Finnriver Cidery.
Drive 12 miles to Salt Creek Recreation area west of town. Great tidepools, hiking and beach walks.
Fiero Marine Life Center is located on the City Pier. It's a small aquarium but a real gem.
If you are into the great outdoors, check out the option of renting a kayak or bike from Sound Bikes and Kayaks.
No trip to Port Angeles is complete without a trip to Hurricane Ridge. Travel to the peaks of Olympic National Park and take in the world class views.