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Renee from Pulaski, WI

Renee participated in 2018 Week 5: Pies, and attempted the American Pie Challenge. Let's see how they did!

How do you rate your baking performance?

Pleasantly satisfied.

Give your pie a name based on the ingredients and decoration.

Wisconsin Tomato Pie

Tell us about your proudest moment — or humble failure — in this week’s baking challenge.

This was a savory pie baked with our own home grown tomatoes. I have never used this fruit in a pie before. The flavor was excellent. But unfortunately the pie had a soggy bottom even though I let the tomatoes drain in the refrigerator overnight, longer than the recipe instructed. And I also pre-baked my crust.

Describe how you added a Wisconsin twist to your creation.

We have a greenhouse and grow many tomatoes from seed (in soil). They were so beautiful I had to try this pie. The recipe is from a 2014 "Zorba's Recipes" from WPR that my mom told me about. Thanks Dr. Zorba for this Wisconsin recipe used to make my Wisconsin Tomato Pie!