Celebrating 30 years of being delicious on Melrose Avenue, Sweet Lady Jane is where over-sized lattice topped berry pies and deep dish crumbles defy any diet’s will to live.

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Pie PlacesPenelope

It was Sunday night at nine and I had a Monday morning deadline for a piece about chaos. Forget having anything written, I didn't even have an idea yet and was still folding laundry because when would I not be folding laundry on Sunday night at 9:00? 

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It's The Butter, Baby

For years I fumbled my pie crusts. No matter what I did, they turned out bitter. And finally I realized, since the basic recipe for pie crust is flour, butter, salt and ice water, the problem had to be the salt. And if you lose the salt, the butter better be magic.

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