Recipe: Julia Child’s Tarte aux Pommes

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In 2009, Film Writer and KCRW contributor John Horn spent an afternoon baking with the late writer, director and producer Nora Ephron. He intended to interview her about her latest film Julie & Julia while the two made an apple tart from Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking.  Armed with a bottle of rose, ingredients for his preferred pie dough and a round zippered pastry bag, John convinced Ms. Ephron to put away her Pillsbury Pie Dough and make the pastry from scratch. This Saturday on Good Food, hear John recount the experience which he says remains one of his greatest days ever as a journalist.

Keep reading for the Tarte aux Pommes recipe they made that day…