Art of the Pie

Art of the Pie

A Practical Guide to Homemade Crusts, Fillings, and Life

Book - 2016
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"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.

Publisher: New York, NY :, Countryman Press,, [2016]
ISBN: 9781581573275
Branch Call Number: 641.8652 MCD
Characteristics: 352 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Scrivani, Andrew - Photographer


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May 29, 2018

This is a keeper. I am adding this to my collection. Inspirational and fun to read. Advised a friend to get it and he loves it. Pies are delicious!

May 19, 2017

Great book, with lots of tempting recipes. Looking forward to trying a lot of them.

Apr 07, 2017

Nice book with beautiful pictures. Everything you ever wanted to know about pie making and more can be found inside this book. Check it out!

Mar 27, 2017

She'll make you a pie-lover, that's for sure! Wonderful recipes and lots of hints/suggestions for how to make the perfect pie. The crust recipes were easy to follow--I especially liked the lard/butter one. And the Shaker Blood Orange pie is to die for.

Mar 25, 2017

This is the most comprehensive and practical book on making pies that I have ever read! If you need information and directions on how to make any kind of pie, you can find it in this book.

Laura_X Mar 16, 2017

The only pie cookbook you need is the latest selection for OverDrive's Big Library Read (BLR) global book club.

Kate McDermott has taught the time-honored craft of pie-making to thousands of people. Here she shares her secrets to great crusts, fabulous fillings, and to living a good life.

Feb 21, 2017

What does the previous comment have to do with baking pies ?

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