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For holiday events or tasty everyday desserts, The Complete Book of Pies by Julie Hasson shows you how to make recipes like Apple Raspberry Pie; Perfect Pumpkin Pie; and Rum Pecan Pie.

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The Complete Book of Pies

by Julie Hasson


What's better than a fresh summer pie brimming with ripe fruit, or a steaming chicken potpie on a cold winter night? Pie is a dish for all seasons. Baking a homemade pie from scratch is surprisingly easy with Julie Hasson's guidance and expert know-how.

The Complete Book of Pies offers readers mouthwatering recipes for 200 delicious pies, from savory to sweet. Author Julie Hasson explains the entire pie baking process in comprehensive yet easy-to-follow detail. Armed with hundreds of recipes for fruit, cream and savory pies, and with dozens of tips and time saving shortcuts, pie making becomes a breeze.

Inside, readers will find:

  • Tips for making and handling the tastiest pie dough
  • Ideas for unique decorative pie tops
  • Quick and easy alternatives to pastry dough
  • Sweet pies for all seasons, such as Apple Cranberry Spice Crumb Pie, Boysenberry Pie, and Sour Cherry Pie
  • Chocolate pies that inspire, such as White Chocolate Key Lime Pie and Chocolate Cream Pie
  • Savory pies to fit any meal, from brunch to a dinner, such as Caramelized Onion Pie, Thyme and Olive Tart, traditional Quiche Lorraine, and Chicken Pot Pie with Mushrooms and Leeks

Perfect for beginners yet packed with enough helpful tips and great recipes to inspire experienced piemakers, The Complete Book of Pies has something for everybody. With pages and pages of color photographs and detailed illustrations providing step-by-step guidance, bakers will never find themselves at a loss for inspiration, but may find themselves unable to decide which great pie to try next.

About the Authors

Julie Hasson has shared her expertise through articles and recipes for well known magazines including Bon Appetit, Cooking Light and Vegetarian Times, as well as in numerous newspaper and web articles. Julie is currently working as a spokesperson for the Sugar Association and is one of the hosts of the cooking show and DVD "15 & Done" (Banyan Entertainment). She has done numerous television appearances around the country. Her previous books include 125 Best Cupcake Recipes, 125 Best Chocolate Chip Recipes and 300 Best Chocolate Recipes.

  • The Complete Book of Pies
  • by Julie Hasson
  • Robert Rose Books 2008
  • Paperback; $24.95
  • ISBN: 0778801918
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7788-0191-7
  • Information provided by the publisher.

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