Slideshow: Behind The Scenes At Four & Twenty Blackbirds

Four & Twenty Blackbirds
Four & Twenty Blackbirds
The crew preparing to make some delicious pies.
Making Cranberry Sage Pies
Making Cranberry Sage Pies
After adding a layer of sugar into the empty pies, the cranberry sage mixture went on top.
Making Cranberry Sage Pies
Making Cranberry Sage Pies
Crimping the edges of the pie.
More Pies!
More Pies!
Next up were the salted caramel apple. First a layer of apples, then a scoop of salted caramel, and then another layer of apples.
Not Done Yet
Not Done Yet
A final scoop of salted caramel to finish the pie off.
Out of the Oven
Out of the Oven
Emily Elsen took the cranberry sage pies out of the oven and placed them on the cooling rack. Ready for the fork first thing in the morning.
60 Eggs
60 Eggs
To the melted butter and sugar mixture, they added 60 eggs.
More Mixing
More Mixing
Even with a giant hand blender, it took a while before all the eggs were mixed in for the pecan custard.
Making Dough
Making Dough
After all the pies were prepped, they moved onto preparing a new batch of dough.
Dough
Dough
The dough was kneaded just enough times to still be a little crumbly.
Forming the Dough
Forming the Dough
The dough was cut into equal portions, then wrapped in plastic wrap and flattened. Ready for the fridge.
Positive Attitude!!
Positive Attitude!!
It's what they want in their kitchen—and, once you eat a slice of pie, it's hard not to have one yourself.