Art of the Pie: A Practical Guide to Homemade Crusts, Fillings, and Life (Hardcover)

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By Kate McDermott, Andrew Scrivani (Photographer)

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Speaking of gluten-free cooking, it can be quite difficult mastering the art of gluten-free baking. The Art of the Pie is a comprehensive gluten-full and gluten-free pie baking guide. McDermott’s gluten-free pie dough recipes work well at our higher elevation and include great tips to make the handling of said dough easier. There is even a gluten-free vegan pie dough recipe! Her berry pies are scrumptious, as is her savory Cottage Pie. Enjoy picking your newly favorite pie recipes from this delightful volume!

-Recommended by Genevieve

— From September Staff Picks for All Readers


"A new baking bible." (*Wall Street Journal) "If there's such a thing as a pie guru, it's Kate McDermott." (*Sunset Magazine "The next best thing to taking one of her classes."(*The Washington Post "Gorgeous...a dream of a cookbook." (*Eat Your Books "Heartwarming and instructive debut." (*Library Journal "Utterly exquisite, will steal your heart. RUN, don't walk, to order your copy. (**The Blender Girl "Not just on crusts and fillings but life itself. A keeper." (***Atlanta Journal-Constitution) "Whether you're a seasoned pie hand or a beginner with more enthusiasm than skill, Kate's got you covered." (Dorie Greenspan "One of the best books written on the topic." (Publishers Weekly

Kate McDermott, who learned to make pie from her Iowa grandmother, has taught the time-honored craft of pie-making to thousands of people. Here she shares her secrets to great crusts (including gluten-free options), fabulous fillings, and to living a good life. This is the only PIE cookbook you need.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781581573275
ISBN-10: 1581573278
Publisher: Countryman Press
Publication Date: October 4th, 2016
Pages: 352
Language: English