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Slade Grove Says No to "Foo Foo Fad Joints," Yes to Pie!

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We're counting down the days to Pie Social 2011 -- 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 12 at 408 E. Roosevelt in downtown Phoenix. You can get in on the action yourself. Here are details for community bakers. And don't forget about our celebrity bakers -- every day we'll introduce you to a different one.

Today: Slade Grove of Slade Grove Creative Gourmet

Slade Grove's bakery churns out sweets that have been featured everywhere from the Oprah Winfrey Show to Martha Stewart Living. His motto: "Being a leader in over-the-top indulgence is our way of life."

Pie is the new cupcake because there is nothing better than a nice slice of pie to hit the spot any time of the year, any time of the day.

Find out how Slade would show his love for Congress, after the jump.

The hardest part about baking a pie is getting the crust just right. A crust can make or break a pie.

The Phoenix food scene needs more reasonably priced local flare eating establishments and less over-priced foo foo fad joints.

When I'm not in the kitchen, you can usually find me grabbling an iced latte at my favorite coffee spot - Lux on Central.

I'd like to throw a pie at every member of the U.S. Congress. Those children need to grow up.

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