I can’t even believe it’s the EIGHTH annual. Where does the time go?! Facebook event here.

Enids 8th Annual Apple Pie contest is this Sunday October 24th. First 50 entries accepted from 6pm-7pm. No early birds!

Join fellow foodies on Sunday, October 24th for Enid’s 8th Annual Apple Pie Bake-Off. Dust off your rolling pins, call your grandmother for her top secret recipe, tie on your apron and start testing out different apple varieties.

We will be entering the first 50 pies received between 6 & 7 pm. No early birds, please. The winning categories are 1st place, 2nd place, 3rd place, Prettiest Pie, and Most Creative! Sweet prizes, such as a $100 gift certificate to Enid’s, cool stuff from the Brooklyn Kitchen, All Hands on Deck, keepsake medals and rad bragging rights. After the judging, the top pies will be announced, prizes awarded, followed by a homemade pie free-for-all.

The 2010 panel of judges:

Einat Imber and Erin Diebboll live in Brooklyn where they cook together and share their meals. They are both artists, Einat works in 3 dimensions and Erin in 2. They are also the hands behind All Hands On Deck (.biz) where you can find one of a kind sweaters and color-in t-shirts. In their spare time they attend pie socials.

Karol Lu has participated in the Enid’s Apple Pie Bake-Off for the past 3 years and won 3rd place and “prettiest pie” in 2007 and 2nd place in 2008. A veteran of the Brooklyn cook-off scene, Karol has also created award-winning chili, cupcakes, soup, casserole, and this past July, she took home grand prize at The Great Hot Dog Cookoff. Besides cooking and baking, Karol coordinates a CSA site in Williamsburg, hosts various food-related events, and is an avid pool player.

Co-owner of the Brooklyn Kitchen and the Meat Hook, Harry Rosenblum has been baking pies since age 12. He is a master of the short crust, and has been known to make a pie in whatever pan is available even square (who knew there were no round pans in Ukraine) His preference leans towards fruit pies, with pecan a close second, and he’s been known to make a chess pie now again.

Matt Tilden from Scratchbread.

Michael Harlan Turkell, a once aspiring chef, now freelance photographer and a photo editor of Edible Brooklyn and Edible Manhattan magazines, captures the inner workings of kitchens for his award-winning “BACK OF THE HOUSE” project, which documents the lives of chefs in their restaurant world. Michael’s work has been selected for 25 Under 25: Up-and-Coming American Photographers V2, (PowerHouse Books, Spring 2008), received a Photo District News Photo Annual Award, and has been published in an array of publications, magazines, and online, including his recurring BACK OF THE HOUSE series for Edible Brooklyn and Edible Manhattan magazines. He also hosts a show on Heritage Radio Network called THE FOOD SEEN, which he brings together guests working at the intersections of food and art.

He recently photographed the “The New Brooklyn Cookbook”, for William Morrow/Harper Collins, as well as, Clinton Street Baking Co.’s cookbook for Little, Brown and Company, both to be released in the Fall of 2010. He lives in Brooklyn, NY, with a cat that has a beer named after it (Sixpoint Craft Ales’ Masons Black Wheat).

Foods on sticks will be available!

Delicious maple syrup drink specials will be served!

Where: Enid’s
560 Manhattan Ave
at the corner of Driggs & Manhattan Ave
718.349.3859
enidsbar@gmail.com

When: Sunday, October 24, 2010
Pies accepted between 6 & 7 pm

What: 8th Annual Apple Pie Bake-Off

Cost: FREE!

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