Art of the Pie

Art of the Pie

A Practical Guide to Homemade Crusts, Fillings, and Life

Book - 2016
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"Pie-making should be simple and fun. Kate McDermott has taught this and made pies with thousands of people across the country at her Pie Camps. Her confidence comes through in every recipe, and will inspire readers to don an apron, grab a rolling pin, and get cooking. (The stunning photographs in this book wont hurt either.) Over the years, McDermott developed more than a dozen crusts, half of which are gluten-free, and in this book she gives detailed instructions for making, rolling, and baking crusts. A pie needs filling, too, and she does not neglect a single detail when describing her ingredients, methods, and tricks for making the filling and finishing off the pie. Art of the Pie is more than a cookbook. Kates rules extend well beyond pie baking: keep everything chilled, respect the boundaries, and remember to vent. This is a book to keep close at hand,"
Publisher: New York, NY : Countryman Press, [2016]
ISBN: 9781581573275
Branch Call Number: 641.8652 M143A 2016
Characteristics: 352 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Scrivani, Andrew - Photographer


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May 19, 2017

Great book, with lots of tempting recipes. Looking forward to trying a lot of them.

Apr 07, 2017

Nice book with beautiful pictures. Everything you ever wanted to know about pie making and more can be found inside this book. Check it out!

Mar 27, 2017

She'll make you a pie-lover, that's for sure! Wonderful recipes and lots of hints/suggestions for how to make the perfect pie. The crust recipes were easy to follow--I especially liked the lard/butter one. And the Shaker Blood Orange pie is to die for.

Mar 25, 2017

This is the most comprehensive and practical book on making pies that I have ever read! If you need information and directions on how to make any kind of pie, you can find it in this book.

Laura_X Mar 16, 2017

The only pie cookbook you need is the latest selection for OverDrive's Big Library Read (BLR) global book club.

Kate McDermott has taught the time-honored craft of pie-making to thousands of people. Here she shares her secrets to great crusts, fabulous fillings, and to living a good life.

Feb 21, 2017

What does the previous comment have to do with baking pies ?


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