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

Contents

What It Takes to Make the Perfect Pie
1
Pie Pastries and Crumb Crusts
25
A Profusion of Summer Fruit Pies
59
Berry Good Pies
137
Make Mine Apple
195
Cranberry Pear Pumpkin and Other Classic Fall Pies
249
Pecan Pie and Beyond
321
Chess Buttermilk and Other Custard Pies
359
Cream Pies Chiffon Pies and So Much More
451
Inviting Ice Cream and Other Freezer Pies
531
A Pie Potpourri
557
The Final Touch
603
RESOURCES
609
MEASUREMENT EQUIVALENTS
612
INDEX
615
Copyright

Personal Pies Turnovers and Other Little Pie Treats
411

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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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