The Book on Pie: Everything You Need to Know to Bake Perfect Pies

Pie making

Lisa Everyday Reads

Look no further thanThe Book on Piefor the only book on pie you’ll ever want or need.

Erin Jeanne McDowell,New York Timescontributing baker extraordinaire and top food stylist, wrotethebook on pie, a comprehensive handbook that distills all you’ll ever need to know for making perfect pies.The Book on Piestarts with the basics, including ways to mix pie dough for extra flaky crusts, storage and freezing, recipe size conversions, and expert tips for decorating and styling, before diving into the recipes for all the different kinds of pies: fruit, custard, cream, chiffon, cold set, savory, and mini. Find everything from classics like Apple Pie and Pumpkin Pie, to more inspired recipes like Birthday-Cake Pie and Caramel Pork Pie with Chile and Scallions.

Erin also suggests recommended pie doughs and toppings with each recipe for infinitely customizable pies: Mix and match Pumpkin Spice Pie…

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