Laura Avery talks to Nicole Rucker, pie champion and baker at GTA in Venice. She shares her tips for making her award-winning apple pie. She often uses as many as five varieties of apples in one pie. Nicole is one of the judges at the 6th Annual Good Food Pie Contest.
Farmer Mike Cirone grows more than 20 varieties of apples at his See Canyon Ranch. He says the warm weather coupled with the drought has made this crop a peak year for flavor but a low year for yield.