Finalist: Matt Mellody, Pembroke Pines The recipe: Caramel pecan apple pie Why it's so good: Can't decide between a pecan and apple pie? This pie fuses the best of both worlds. Baker bio: Mellody, 29, created this unique dessert pie a few years ago when he was asked to bring a pie to church. Mellody works for the federal government, but loves to unwind with wife Laura by getting creative in the kitchen. With three kids ages two months to four years, finding time to cook together has become a precious commodity.
Josh Ritchie, Sun Sentinel
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