I have made this pie and we loved it. …

Comment on Tomato Pie by Jackie Shier.

I have made this pie and we loved it. My changes were: I added 1/2 # cooked bacon in the layers and after slicing the tomatoes and removing the seeds, I dried the slices off with paper towel until most of the moisture was removed.

Malcolm Bedell is co-author of the critically acclaimed “Eating in Maine: At Home, On the Town, and On the Road,” as well as the taco-centric blog “Eat More Tacos,” and the junk food-centric “Spork & Barrel.” His contributions include Serious Eats, Down East, L.A. Weekly, The Guardian, and The Huffington Post and his food truck, “‘Wich, Please,” was named “Hottest Restaurant in Maine” for 2015 by Eater. Finally, he finds it very silly to be trying to write this in the third person.