How to Win a Pie Contest

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This week on the show, Evan talks with Nicole Mournian, who swept last year’s Good Food Pie Contest winning four blue ribbons and then went on to win another blue ribbon at the 2013 American Pie Competition in Orlando, Florida. In the interview Nicole shares a few tips for newbie bakers, but also tells the story of her journey to Florida to compete in the national competition where Crisco is king and chocolate fondant pigs are not out of place atop pies: