Prize: 3 Emile Henry pie dishes
From: Emile Henry
We just gave you a big long list of recipes, tips and tools for summer pies. Now we're giving away one of our favorite-ever pie dishes. Emile Henry makes gorgeous bakeware and tableware in France, and their pie dishes are just classic. In fact, it's the 10th anniversary of their American Pie Dish! Read on to see more photos and learn how you can win one in today's Giveaway.
From Emile Henry's website, interesting facts about pie, France, and the United States:
The concept of pie - as in apple, peach and blueberry - is almost an entirely American phenomenon. Rarely will one see a pie on a European menu. In France, "pies" don't exist. One can order a "tart", but it is impossible to find pie on the menus in French restaurants or in French homes. Ironically, it is a Frenchman, Jacques Henry of Emile Henry in Marcigny, France, who was granted a United States Patent for an American Pie shape. His design gives the traditional American dessert a uniquely rural, French perspective. The Emile Henry design features delightfully scalloped edges, reminiscent of the edge created when pie dough is fluted or crimped - a worthy aspect in addition to its functional capacity for both sweet and savory pies. It is an idea that was inspired by a turn of the century shape that Jacques Henry observed in an old photograph that graced a fireplace mantle in the family home. The Emile Henry pie dish, like all Emile Henry oven-to-table-ware, is a natural product handcrafted from Burgundy clay. The dish is highly resistant to breakage and can go directly from the freezer to the oven. The dish will not craze or discolor.
We really like the 3-year warranty and the total durability of Emile Henry pieces, not to mention the cute fluted edges. All the ceramic bakeware is made in Marcigny, France, since 1850 from high fired Burgundy clay. We also like that these pieces stay hot and keep cold - you can use directly from freezer to oven to table (0°F to 500°F). Dishwasher safe too!
Make sure to check out their anniversary recipe for cherry pie here:
• Lattice-Topped Sour Cherry Pie
TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY: Tell us your favorite kind of summer pie. Type a comment in the comment section below by 8:59pm PT/11:59 EST Sunday, June 15, 2008. The winners will be selected at random. Good luck!
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