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CBC National News : Sharmans Proper Pies using our Pro Industrial Pie Machine

Posted by Caroline Booy on

Not always easy to come up with blog posts so when my nephew messaged from Vancouver this morning to say he was sure he had seen our wooden pie machine on the CBC National News yesterday I had to check it out!  The news segment was on how the pandemic is affecting businesses in something called "The Pandemic Diary".  It shows one of our customers - James Sharman of Sharmans Proper Pies being interviewed inside his bakery.... view it at 32.17 in the video below: Some of our customers we feel we get to "know" a little.  James is one of...

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Pie Machine Comparison

Posted by Caroline Booy on

Often we have customers asking us the difference between the machines that we carry.  In the photos in our online store it is hard to tell because the "look" of the machine is the same.  By looking at these pictures and checking the chart below I hope you get a better sense of the differences.  I consider the Standard Pie Machine an entry level machine.  It's great for those starting out a small pie business, for home use or for pocket pies and small pies. In businesses where you are making over 25 pies a day or even hundreds a...

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Some fun Pie and Tart Videos

Posted by Caroline Booy on

I find that I am spending too much time listening to the news and it was causing some stress in my day to day life.  It was time to try something different.  Something a little light-hearted. ..... I am going to try making some "Bob" videos.  This first one is actually a short slide show....I'm learning as I go.  Enjoy!

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Uncertain Times

Posted by Caroline Booy on

Our thoughts and prayers go to each and everyone of you as we find ourselves living with the uncertainty that Covid 19 brings to our homes, families, community, country and the world. Many of our customers operate small family run bakeries, shops and cafes and we think of them as they seek to stay afloat during this time.  Consider shopping from some of these local businesses as many are offering delivery, pickup, or even drive through options for their bakery products. As we live this new reality may we be kind and thoughtful of others and may we also follow...

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Happy Pi Day!

Posted by Caroline Booy on

Any search on Instagram under "pies" is sure to bring up loads of pictures of wonderful looking pies with the "pi" symbol.  The symbol for Pi had been in use for over 250 years The symbol was introduced by William Jones, a Welsh mathematician, in 1706. The symbol was made popular by the mathematician Leonhard Euler.  March 14 or 3/14 is celebrated as pi day because 3.14 are the first digits of pi. Math nerds around the world love celebrating this infinitely long, never-ending number.   How can you celebrate Pi Day?  It is quite popular today to celebrate Pi day with...

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