Valentine’s Pie: Strawberry Meringue Class

Valentine’s Pie: Strawberry Meringue Class

Regular price $75.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $75.00 USD
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February 12, 2023, 6p - 8p

Max eight guests

You don’t have to have a boo to enjoy Valentine’s Day! This day means LOVE in a variety of ways - self love, family love, friend love, and love for our significant other! Invite your loved ones (or come solo!) in the kitchen to learn how to make a STRAWBERRY MERINGUE PIE with us. We’ll mix our signature chippy graham crust, cook a divine strawberry curd, and whip up a Swiss meringue frosting! Guests will get to take their pies home with then, as well as the recipe to make in the future!

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Location: At the new Hester Home, located across the street from Hester General Store (233 Thomas Mill Road, Easley, SC 29640)

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Fresh baked daily

Ingredient FAQ

Where do you source your ingredients from?

We primarily use locally sourced ingredients in all of our seasonal products, and rely on many value-added vendors to supplement our always-made-in-house products, including:

- Holmes Sweet Home
- TUFT Confectionary 
- MacGregor Orchard
- Rambling Rosa Farm
- Bee Well Honey
- Bio-Way Farm
- Carolina Ground

We also responsibly source bulk items, like butters, flours, or sugars, from distribution partners in the Upstate of SC and Foothills of NC.

Are any of your items gluten free or vegan?

Yes! We feature a number of gluten free or vegan treats as part of our core offerings. We also have developed an incredible vegan and gluten free ice cream that will be available for purchase soon!

Do you use any dyes or synthetic food colorings?

Not really! We prioritize natural food coloring in our products. Sometimes, we will create our own sanding sugars using food colorings for specialty items, and we will always point this out in the product description.

Are you hiring?

We’d love to learn more about you and if you’d make a great fit for the Hester General Store team! You can find open jobs here.

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A Brief History of

  • 1893

    - Michael Hester builds a store at the
    crossroads of Thomas Mill Road and
    Hester Store Road
    - First floor is a general merchandise store
    - Upstairs is a barber shop

  • 1920

    - Michael Hester dies
    - Oldest son Frank inherits the store
    - Frank turns over management of store to his sister Anne. She turns upstairs into a clothing store

  • 1966

    - Anne Hester dies, effectively ending the store's general merchandise business
    - Frank continues to open on a limited basis as a gathering spot only

  • 1981 - 1982

    - Frank Hester dies
    - One year later, store sold at auction

  • 2013

    Hester Store listed on the National
    Register of Historic Places

  • 2021

    - Hester Store purchased by Anderson, SC native Katie Chaney (that's me!) for the purpose of returning the store to its former glory as a general store and bakery

    - Renamed Hester General Store