Perfect pies & more : all new pies, cookies, bars, and cakes from America's pie-baking champion /
by Stuart, Michele.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Ballantine Books, Edition: First edition.Description: xiii, 240 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780345544193 (hardcover) :; 0345544196 (hardcover).Title notes: $26.00 12-2013 (db)Other title: Perfect pies and more.Subject(s): Pies | Desserts
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After the success of Perfect Pies, National Pie Baking Champion (27 times!) Michele Stuart went back into the kitchen--the same kitchen in Vermont where she first dreamed up the award-winning creations that inspired her to open the popular Michele's Pies shops. Returning there also meant returning to the cherished pies she learned to bake under her grandmother's and mother's watchful eyes, as well as the wonderful cakes, cookies, and other sweet treats that became their family tradition.<br> <br> In her newest cookbook, Perfect Pies & More, Stuart delves deeper into her roots while creating delicious new memories made with love and care. Inside, you'll find tantalizing recipes--some easy-to-bake, some requiring a bit more finesse--for dozens of her favorite fruit, nut, and cream pies, and so much more.<br> <br> * NEW TWISTS ON OLD FAVORITES: Pineapple-Pomegranate Pie with Coconut Crumb, Orange Creamsicle Pie, Almond Joy Pie<br> * WHIMSICAL PIES: Thin Mint Chocolate Cookie Pie, Key Lime-Blackberry Chiffon Pie, Cannoli Party Dip Pie<br> * CRUSTS & TOPPINGS: Pretzel Crust, Oreo Cookie Crust, Walnut Crumb Topping<br> * COOKIES & BARS: Blondies, Double Chocolate Walnut Cookies, Lemon Crunch Bars<br> * PERFECT FOR A CUP OF TEA: Applesauce Cake, Double Chocolate Bundt Cake, Cranberry-Orange Walnut Bread<br> * LOVIN' SPOONFUL: Apple Crisp, Blueberry-Blackberry Turnovers, Bread Pudding<br> * TOP THIS: Caramel Sauce, Raspberry Glacé, Classic Meringue, Maple Whipped Cream, Chocolate Whipped Cream, Buttercream<br> <br> Sprinkled throughout with mouthwatering photos, Perfect Pies & More also serves up tips, techniques, and the secrets behind several of Michele Stuart's National Pie Championship winners--including Banana Coconut Pecan Delight. Now a perfect blue-ribbon pie and other scrumptious delicacies are as close as your own kitchen!<br> <br> Praise for Perfect Pies & More and Michele's Pies<br> <br> "Stuart's recipes are rooted in tradition and in a sense of how fresh-baked treats can serve as a powerful sense-memory later in life." --Hartford Courant <br> <br> "Baking (and eating) fiends, ready your stretchies . . . Stuart's second book gives the people what they want." -- Daily Candy <br> <br> "You owe yourself a visit to Michele's Pies, where pie fillings range from fruits and nuts to butterscotch to just about everything in between." -- The New York Times <br> <br> "Michele is the undisputed champion of pies, and now she's sharing even more sweet treats from the oven! Her home-cook-friendly recipes are creative, easy, and delicious. I'm a better baker because of this wonderful book. Happy Dance!" --David Venable, QVC host and author of In the Kitchen with David
$26.00 12-2013 (db)
Stuart provides tantalizing new recipes--some easy to bake, some requiring a bit more finesse--for dozens of fruit, nut, and cream pies, and so much more! From new twists on old favorites to intriguing toppings that change a pie into a creation, you'll find tips, techniques, and secrets to help you make memories.
 Crusts & Toppings -- Traditional Pastry Piecrust -- Graham Cracker Crust -- Graham Cracker Macadamia Coconut Crust -- Oreo Cookie Crust -- Pretzel Crust -- Cinnamon Sugar Crumb Topping -- Coconut Crumb Topping -- Walnut Crumb Topping --  Fruit Pies -- Apple Caramel Crunch Pie -- Apple-Cranberry Pie -- Open-Faced Apricot Raspberry Pie with an Apricot Glaze -- Mixed Berry Crumb Pie -- Blueberry-Cherry Sugar-Free Pie -- Blueberry-Rhubarb Crumb Pie -- Cranberry Pie with Walnut Crumb -- Lattice Sour Cherry Pie -- Lemon Chess Pie -- Peach-Strawberry Crumb Pie -- Peaches & Cream Pie -- Pear-Ginger Pie -- Pineapple Pomegranate Pie with a Coconut Crumb -- Black Plum Pie -- Pumpkin Meringue Pie -- Sugar-Free Pumpkin Pie --  Cream Pies -- Banana Coconut Pecan Delight -- Blueberry Cream Pie -- Butterscotch Cream Pie -- Chocolate Silk Pie -- Graham Cracker Cream Fluff Pie -- Maple Custard Pie -- Dreamy Nutella Banana Pie -- Orange Creamsicle Pie -- Oreo Cream Pie -- Peanut Butter Banana Fluff Pie -- Pineapple Coconut Custard with Macadamia Nut Pie -- White Chocolate Raspberry Swirl --  Nut Pies -- Almond Joy Pie -- Candy Bar Pie -- Maple Pecan Pie -- Peanut Butter Pie -- Raisin Chocolate Walnut Brownie Pie -- Turtle Pecan Pie --  Whimsical Pies -- Banofee Pie -- Birthday Cake Surprise "Pie" -- Cannnoli Party Dip Pie -- Chocolate-Strawberry Napoleon Pie -- Thin Mint Chocolate Cookie Pie -- Key Lime-Blackberry Chiffon Pie -- Lemon-Raspberry Twist Pie -- Lime Pie with Coconut Macadamia Crust -- Star Spangled Flag Pie -- Strawberry Napoleon Layer Pie --
 Cookies & Bars -- Anise Biscotti -- Chocolate Walnut Biscotti -- Butter Balls -- My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie -- Double Chocolate Walnut Cookies -- Chocolate Kisses Cookies -- Oatmeal Lace Cookies -- Oatmeal Cranberry Walnut Cookies -- Pastry Cutout Cookies with Raspberry-Almond Cream Cheese Filling -- Peanut Butter Cookies -- Pecan Crescent Cookies -- Raspberry Linzer Tart Cookies -- Snickerdoodle Cookies -- Sugar Cookies -- Apple Walnut Squares -- Blondies -- Fudgy Brownies -- Lemon Crunch Bars -- Raspberry Bars -- 7-Layer Bars --  Perfect for a Cup of Tea -- Apple Pockets -- Applesauce Cake -- Banana Tea Bread -- Blueberry Crumb Cake -- Blueberry-Lemon Tea Cake -- Double Chocolate Bundt Cake -- Cranberry-Orange Walnut Bread -- Maple Pecan Cake -- Pumpkin Bread -- Sour Cream Coffee Cake -- Zucchini Nut Bread --  Lovin' Spoonful -- Apple Crisp -- Blueberry-Blackberry Turnovers -- Bread Pudding -- Peach-Blueberry Cobbler -- Old Fashioned Baked Rice Pudding -- Strawberry Shortcake --  Top This -- Caramel Sauce -- Hot Fudge Sauce -- Chocolate Ganache -- Blackberry Glace -- Raspberry Glace -- Strawberry Glace -- Classic Meringue -- Whipped Cream -- Chocolate Whipped Cream -- Coconut Whipped Cream -- Maple Whipped Cream -- Marshmallow Fluff Cream -- Buttercream -- Royal Icing.