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Pie Machine for Mini Pies makes beautiful crusts for Gluten Free Baker!

Posted by Caroline Booy on

Michele is one of our earlier customers using the Small Pie Press with the built in crimper.  Her pies look beautiful and she says she is really enjoying her Small Pie Press! Michele started her baking business about a year and a half ago after retiring from 22 years of teaching in the Gainesville City School System.  She has had a passion for baking for over fifty years and when she found out she was gluten intolerant about eight years ago sarted experimenting with baking without gluten.  Michele now has customers who are not on a GF diet who love...

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Pie Maker makes Pies for local Food Bank

Posted by Caroline Booy on

Hi Caroline,I had mentioned in the fall that I would send you a review of your small pie machine and crimper. As I mentioned previously, I am a volunteer baker for a fairly large community Food Bank here in my city. Being retired, I have time to bake for this charity about two full days per week. I recall that I came across your pie making machines purely by accident - on a computer search. It occurred to me that I could use your machines to produce large quantities of these mini pies for the clients of our Food Bank. In...

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New Crimper Design for 2017 : "Bead" design

Posted by Caroline Booy on

One of our customers in Western Canada asked for a different design in a crimper.  She described what she wanted and Rob designed this new one we call "Bumps".  This crimper is unique in that it can be made as part of a die for forming single crust pie or tart crusts.  If you make open pies like pumpkin or custard pies and wish to have a decorative edge this would be a nice one to use as it can form the crust and put the design into the dough in one step.    It is also sold as a...

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Making tarts or pies in a Hurry!

Posted by Caroline Booy on

In 2015 our customer September Farm Cheese - ordered a customized pie machine to form tart shells directly into their muffin pans.   This machine is a modified Professional Pie Machine and does not have interchangeable dies - the dies are fixed in place. The machine forms 3 tarts at a time .  They made a wonderful YouTube video that shows their operation and wonderful cheesecake tarts that they sell.    As shown in the picture we also have made a Professional Pot Pie Machine that forms two pot pies at a time.   If you have a product that...

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Summer Pie Making Season

Posted by Caroline Booy on

It's the end of May - the time we ask our customers to plan ahead for the summer baking season.  Birds Hill Enterprises made the decision a few years ago to close during the month of July so we and our employees may have some much needed rest and relaxation.   The summer season is short here in Manitoba, Canada and we want to be able to spend time with family and to work in our large garden.   We thank you for your understanding.  We will be checking our orders, phone messages and emails weekly.  Foil pan orders should be in before the last...

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