You Wanna Piece of Me?: More Than 100 Seriously Tasty Recipes for Sweet and Savory Pies
By Jenell Parsons
2020 • Random House
Is there really anyone who doesn’t love pie? Grab a great big slice of it here, with easy-to-follow, phenomenal-tasting pie recipes of all kinds.
There is nothing better than a tender, flaky slice of perfect pie still warm from the oven. With You Wanna Piece of Me? you can blow your family and friends away with the very best bakery-style pie they’ve ever eaten—then drop the bombshell that you made it from scratch!
With savory and sweet pies from riffs on classics like Apple Brown Butter Rosemary Pie to creative creations like Bacon Cheeseburger Pie, Raspberry Custard Crumble, and Fat Elvis (a mind-blowing chocolate banana caramel creation smothered in peanut butter whipped cream), plus easy-to-freeze handpies for make-ahead meals, there is a pie here for absolutely everyone. Vegetarian, vegan, fish, chicken, beef, lamb, fruit, cream, nut and more! As well as recipes like Pie Pop Tarts and Pie Poutine to use up all your extra dough scraps. You’ll also find everything you need to know to make the prettiest pies ever: a comprehensive guide to tools and ingredients, troubleshooting techniques for pastry, tips and tricks for crafting creative edges (braids! lattices! rosettes!), the lowdown on egg washes, crumbles, sauces to drizzle and sugars to sprinkle, and so much more, all told by Jenell Parsons, owner of The Pie Hole shops and creator of “a whole different level of pie!” according to Guy Fieri, and he should know.
Whether you’ve been craving pie but heard making your own pastry is too damn hard (not true: here are step-by-step recipes and photos for flawless crusts every time), or are a seasoned pie pro who is looking to branch out beyond your standard Apple and Pumpkin, these 100+ pie recipes are for you. Gluten free options? Absolutely. Vegan recipes? So many. You will be having pie for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and obviously, dessert. Fire up your oven and hand out the forks—it’s time to stuff your pie hole!
Tags: baking, Books, pie, techniques