Apple Pie: 100 Delicious and Decidedly Different Recipes for America's Favorite Pie

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Sep 13, 2011 - Cooking - 272 pages
Apple Pie is an apple pie lover's dream-100 recipes for apple pie in all of its delicious incarnations, plus ten versatile crust recipes. There are pies with single crusts, pies with double crusts, pies with frozen, store-bought crusts for convenience, and pies with decorative crusts, crumb toppings, and no toppings. There are traditional pies (My Mom and Dad's Brown Sugar Apple Pie), new twists (Baked Apple Dumpling Pie, Apple and Brie Hand Pies), multi-fruit pies (Apple-Plum Pie with Coconut Streusel), and pies for those who love apples in any and all forms (Shaker Boiled Apple Cider Pie). For health-conscious pie eaters, there are pies with whole-grain crusts, pies sweetened with honey, and pies not sweetened at all. It's all written in Haedrich's homey, easy-to-follow style, with plenty of apple lore, tips, and advice, plus a complete pie-maker's guide to apple varieties. With Apple Pie, any home cook can turn out a mouthwatering version of America's favorite pie.
 

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Contents

1 Pastries for Your Apple Pies
1
2 Apple Pies of Fall and Winter
23
3 Distinctly Summer Apple Pies
65
4 Very Apple Apple Pies
89
5 Special Occasion Apple Pies
103
6 The Cream of the Crop
135
7 Apple Pie Pure and Wholesome
151
8 When Apple Pie Meets Pantry
169
9 Apple Pie on the Fringes
193
10 A Few for the Kids
209
11 Apple Pie in a Jiffy
223
Index
240
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Ken Haedrich is the author of the definitive book on pie, Pie: 300 Tried-and-True Recipes for Delicious Homemade Pie, which Melissa Clark in the New York Times called "a masterful pastry tome" and which Cooking light magazine named one of the 100 best cookbooks of the past 25 years. He has written 12 other cookbooks, including Home for the Holidays, which won an International Association of Culinary Professionals Cookbook Award, Dinner Pies, Country Baking, and Apple Pie. He has been a regular contributor to Bon Appetit, Better Homes and Gardens, and Eating Well magazines and he currently serves as Dean of The Pie Academy (thepieacademy.com), an online destination for pie-making wisdom and lore. A native of New Jersey and a former Navy Seabee, he lives with his wife in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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