Apple Pie Perfect by Ken Haedrich
100 Delicious and Decidedly Different Recipes for America's Favorite Pie

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Apple Pie is an apple pie lover's dream-100 recipes for apple pie in all of its delicious incarnations, plus ten versatile crust recipes.There are pies with single crusts, pies with double crusts, pies with frozen, store-bought crusts for convenience, and pies with decorative crusts, crumb toppings, and no toppings. There are traditional pies (My Mom and Dad's Brown Sugar Apple Pie), new twists (Baked Apple Dumpling Pie, Apple and Brie Hand Pies), multi-fruit pies (Apple-Plum Pie with Coconut Streusel), and pies for those who love apples in any and all forms (Shaker Boiled Apple Cider Pie). For health-conscious pie eaters, there are pies with whole-grain crusts, pies sweetened with honey, and pies not sweetened at all. It's all written in Haedrich's homey, easy-to-follow style, with plenty of apple lore, tips, and advice, plus a complete pie-maker's guide to apple varieties. With Apple Pie, any home cook can turn out a mouthwatering version of America's favorite pie.
 

About Ken Haedrich

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Ken Haedrich is an internationally acclaimed food and travel writer, cooking teacher, and cookbook author. A native of New Jersey and former Navy Seabee, Haedrich has traveled the world, living everywhere from the rich flatlands of Mississippi to the lush tropical island of Diego Garcia. Now, settled in both Annapolis, Maryland, and the placid town of Rumney, New Hampshire, Haedrich believes that long, bleak winters are perfect conditions for igniting any ardent home cook's creativity. The author of eight cookbooks, Haedrich won an IACP Cookbook Award for Home for the Holidays (Bantam, 1992), and Country Baking (Bantam, 1990) was nominated for the same award. The New York Times voted Country Baking a top holiday pick, and Publishers Weekly named it one of the top five cookbooks of 1990. In addition, Haedrich wrote The Maple Syrup Cookbook (Storey Books, 1989), Country Breakfasts (Bantam, 1994), Simple Desserts (Bantam, 1995, out of print), Feeding the Healthy Vegetarian Family (Bantam, 1998), Soup Makes the Meal (Harvard Common Press, 2001), and Pie (Harvard Common Press, 2004). Ken Haedrich is a regular contributor to Bon Appétit, Cooking Light, Better Homes & Gardens, Vegetarian Times, Eating Well, Family Fun, and Disney magazine. He has also written for Food & Wine, Horticulture, Parenting, Yankee, and National Geographic Traveler and has appeared on several cooking shows and "Good Morning America."
 
Published September 27, 2011 by Harvard Common Press. 272 pages
Genres: Cooking. Non-fiction

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They begin by reflecting the seasons (apple with pumpkin butter for fall, with blackberries for summer), and move on through special occasions (Apple and Dried Cranberry with Grand Marnier), and projects that can be done with kids (they should like the Apple, Marshmallow and Chocolate Chip Hand P...

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