Pie: 300 Tried-and-True Recipes for Delicious Homemade Pie

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Harvard Common Press, Sep 13, 2011 - Cooking - 656 pages
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The most comprehensive and straightforward book ever written on the topic, Pie is a complete guide to how easy it can be to make perfectly praiseworthy pies. Every recipe has been tested for success and features advice and tips specifically for that pie. Chapters include: “Berry Good Pies,” “Rich, Sweet, and Simple: Chess, Buttermilk, and Other Custard Pies,” “Personal Pies, Turnovers, and Other Little Pie Treats,” and of course, the foundation chapter, “Pie Pastries and Crumb Crusts.”

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Sure has a lot of pie recipes, and a lot of opinions on making pie and pastry. For pie crust he gives ways to make it by hand, with a food processor, or with a stand mixer - useful. Read full review

Pie: 300 Tried-and-True Recipes for Delicious Homemade Pie

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Haedrich is the author of more than half a dozen cookbooks with an emphasis on baking. His Apple Pie Perfect featured 100 recipes; his latest features 25 new recipes for that dish alone, along with ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

Ken Haedrich is an internationally acclaimed food and travel writer, cooking teacher, and cookbook author. A native of New Jersey and former Navy Seabee, Haedrich has traveled the world, living everywhere from the rich flatlands of Mississippi to the lush tropical island of Diego Garcia. Now, settled in both Annapolis, Maryland, and the placid town of Rumney, New Hampshire, Haedrich believes that long, bleak winters are perfect conditions for igniting any ardent home cook's creativity. The author of eight cookbooks, Haedrich won an IACP Cookbook Award for Home for the Holidays (Bantam, 1992), and Country Baking (Bantam, 1990) was nominated for the same award. The New York Times voted Country Baking a top holiday pick, and Publishers Weekly named it one of the top five cookbooks of 1990. In addition, Haedrich wrote The Maple Syrup Cookbook (Storey Books, 1989), Country Breakfasts (Bantam, 1994), Simple Desserts (Bantam, 1995, out of print), Feeding the Healthy Vegetarian Family (Bantam, 1998), Soup Makes the Meal (Harvard Common Press, 2001), and Pie (Harvard Common Press, 2004). Ken Haedrich is a regular contributor to Bon Appétit, Cooking Light, Better Homes & Gardens, Vegetarian Times, Eating Well, Family Fun, and Disney magazine. He has also written for Food & Wine, Horticulture, Parenting, Yankee, and National Geographic Traveler and has appeared on several cooking shows and “Good Morning America.”

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