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Kate McDermott Art of the Pie Cookbook
Pie-making is an art ... in a medium that everyone can appreciate. Learn all the ins and outs of the craft from the award-winning Kate McDermott herself. In Art of the Pie, the self-taught baker details essential pie-making skills like how to make the ideal crust, weave a lattice top and mix the best fruit filling. Whether you're baking a traditional apple pie or serving up a savory meat pie meal, this is the only pie-making cookbook you'll ever need. So whip out your brush — your pastry brush, that is — and start creating!

What You Get

  • Art of the Pie: A Practical Guide to Homemade Crusts, Fillings, and Life cookbook
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Cover: Hardcover
Pages: 352 pages
Full Color Photographs: Yes
Publisher: Countryman Press
ISBN: 9781581573275
Measurements: Approx. 10-1/4"L x 8-1/4"W x 1-1/8"H
Country of Origin: Printed in China


Discover the art of pie-making
  • Art of the Pie is an in-depth look at the art of crafting pies from the crust to the filling to the finished product
  • Learn how to weave a lattice top, make a gluten-free pie crust, craft the best fruit filling, vent a pie, apply an applique and so much more
  • Every recipe and procedure is clear and detailed to skillfully guide your pie-making experience

Written by Kate McDermott
  • Kate is a self-taught, award-winning pie maker who teaches the craft of pie-making to thousands of people nationwide through her Art of the Pie camps and workshops
  • She and her work have been featured in a multitude of magazines and newspapers
  • Full of tidbits about her life, her grandmother who taught her the art of pie-making and how she came to be known as a pie maker

The only pie cookbook you'll ever need
  • Provides recipes for a wide range of pies from traditional apple to nutty pecan to savory meat pies
  • Features special notes and variations on many of the recipes to help you get the most of out of your baking
  • Full of Kate's tips, tricks and guides for making the best pie crust, choosing the best pie pan or plate, rolling dough and even selecting music to play as you bake
  • Broad variety of recipes have you covered for every season and occasion

Chapter List 
  • Introduction
  • Flour, Salt, Fat, and Water: How to Make Pie Dough
  • Fruit, Sweetener, Seasoning, and Thickener: How to Fill and Finish Your Pie
  • The Quintessential Apple Pie
  • A Berry Pie for Julia
  • Sweet as a Peach (and Other Stone Fruits)
  • Old-Fashioned Rhubarb and Citrus Pies
  • Creamy, Nutty, Cool, and Yummy
  • Savory Supper Pies
  • What I've Learned From Pie
  • Kate's Very Short Glossary of Pie-Making Terms
  • How to Render Leaf Lard
  • Select Bibliography and Books That Inspire
  • Sources
  • Acknowledgements
  • Index


Kate McDermott "Art of the Pie" Cookbook

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