Frances Davis’s Fried Apple Pies: A Culinary Artform

The Folklife Showcase is thrilled to welcome back our favorite fried apple pie makers, Frances Davis and her sister, Annie James. They will be back at the friers making their delicious apple pies at the eleventh annual Apprenticeship Showcase on Sunday, September 21. Frances served as a master artist in the Apprenticeship Program in 2008-2009, apprenticing her sister. One bite of one of these pies, and you’ll know why we elevate them to a culinary art form. Recently, WDBJ Channel 7 in Roanoke did a feature on Frances Davis: