Pass the Pie

Shepherd Park/Juanita E. Thornton LibraryStaff Picks

Pass the Pie

Enjoy eating a delicious pie? Whether you like sweet or savory, here are a selection of pie making books for whatever the occasion. If you enjoy pie as a dessert or as a meal, dig in for National Pie Day on Jan. 23.

Pie Love by Warren Brown
How do you make a good crust or add the right amount of flavor to one? Do you prefer savory or sweet? Well-known local baker Warren Brown provides his tips and step-by-step directions about making pies, tarts, turnovers and more. The author also provides advice about baking ingredients and kitchen equipment. Full-color photos accompany the text.

Allergen-Free Baker's Handbook by Cybele Pascal
Do you enjoy pies and other desserts but have food allergies? You still can! In this book, food writer Cybele Pascal provides baking advice and stocking an allergen-free pantry. Learn how to make delicious breads, pies, cookies, biscuits and more without allergen ingredients that everyone can enjoy. The book features full-color photographs and additional resources.

The New Sugar & Spice by Samantha Seneviratne
In this book, the author shows how you can add nutmeg, peppercorn and chili, ginger and more to bring out the flavor in your desserts. Each chapter begins with a culinary history and descriptions about a particular spice. The author's recipes are influenced by the cuisine of her parents' native Sri Lanka. Full-color photos accompany the text.

Pies: Sweet and Savory by Caroline Bretherton
Whether you have an upcoming event or baking to enjoy at home, this book has plenty to offer!  With over 250 recipes included, you have an international variety of flavors and tastes. You also can select from sweet or savory and by type of pie crust. If you prefer tarts, the book covers that, too.

Crazy about Pies by Krystina Castella
Any occasion is a good one for pie. From every day to special occasions to holidays, there are over 150 recipes to inspire you. You'll also get tips about putting together kits for making and decorating pies, ingredients, serving and more. Full-color photos accompany the text.