In the Kitchen With: Nothing-in-the-House Baking Company’s Apple Pies

This week, we’re super lucky to have a recipe for Fried Apple Pies with Salted Caramel Glaze by Emily and Elizabeth at the Nothing-in-the-House Baking Company. The recipe appears in their first book, Pie: A Hand Drawn Almanac, just out now, but as a treat, we have new illustrations. The recipe appears typed and hand written. We hope you love it as much as we do, and that you’ll try it over the holidays! For other pie recipes, visit our archives: Back in the Day Bakery’s Baked Peach Hand Pies, Deadly Squire’s Apple Pie, the Pie Truck’s Zucchini and Mushroom Pies and the Pie Spot’s Chocolate and Hazelnut Mini-Pies, to name a few. — Kristina

About Emily and Elizabeth: Emily Hilliard is a folklorist, writer and baker currently living in Washington, DC. Her work has appeared on Gilt Taste, The Hairpin, NPR and the DC food zine The Runcible Spoon. She writes the pie blog Nothing-in-the-House. Elizabeth Graeber is a DC-based illustrator. Among other things, she has done artwork for the USPS blog, Stamp of Approval, and is currently working on providing fun drawings for a soon-to-be published book, An Illustrated Guide to Cocktails. You can find more of her work by clicking here. Together, Emily and Elizabeth made Pie: A Hand Drawn Almanac.

See the wonderful illustrations for fried apple pies after the jump . . .



  1. Shannon says:

    Ack, it’s Emily! Hello, Emily! As someone who has sampled the goods, I can vouch for the wonderfulness of her pie creations. Makes me wish I had gone into folklore and not religious studies, though not everyone in folklore is as exemplary as Emily.

  2. these look amazing and the cookbook? Just jumped to the TOP of my want-list!

  3. Emily says:

    Ha! Thanks so much Shannon & Melissa!!!

  4. kim baise says:

    wonderful! i love elizabeth graeber’s illustrations.. and pie too!!!

  5. Nia Bassett says:

    Beautiful illustrations

  6. Fabulous book! My top gift to give people for Christmas!


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