Synopses & Reviews
Apple Pie is an apple pie lover's dream-100 recipes for apple pie in all of its delicious incarnations, plus ten versatile crust recipes.There are pies with single crusts, pies with double crusts, pies with frozen, store-bought crusts for convenience, and pies with decorative crusts, crumb toppings, and no toppings. There are traditional pies (My Mom and Dad's Brown Sugar Apple Pie), new twists (Baked Apple Dumpling Pie, Apple and Brie Hand Pies), multi-fruit pies (Apple-Plum Pie with Coconut Streusel), and pies for those who love apples in any and all forms (Shaker Boiled Apple Cider Pie). For health-conscious pie eaters, there are pies with whole-grain crusts, pies sweetened with honey, and pies not sweetened at all. It's all written in Haedrich's homey, easy-to-follow style, with plenty of apple lore, tips, and advice, plus a complete pie-maker's guide to apple varieties. With Apple Pie, any home cook can turn out a mouthwatering version of America's favorite pie.
"Haedrich has found ways to use maple syrup in everything from sweet potato breakfast pancakes to chocolate chip cookies..." - The Virginian Pilot Ledger Star
"Up where the north wind howls among dark trees and snow-banks, maple syrup is a sexy, vital thing."
- The Washington Times
"This is no doubt the definitive guide to [cooking with maple syrup], with lots of maple syrup facts and good recipes." - Library Journal
"Watching Ken Haedrich work it strikes us that it's the simple goodness of his home cooking that makes his writing special." - Yankee Magazine
"Recipes that let the wonderful flavor of maple syrup come through!" - Marion Cunningham, author of The Fannie Farmer Cookbook and The Fannie Farmer Baking Book
"Ken Haedrich is one of the best cooks I know, with the extra gift of being a very good writer. If you cook at home, put this book on your kitchen shelf." - Marion Cunningham, author of The Fannie Farmer Cookbook and The Fannie Farmer Baking Book
"The recipes provide a mix of classic and contemporary uses for maple syrup, sprinkled with quotes to add nostalgia." - Journal Sentinel
"The dishes are easy to prepare, and you'll learn a lot about maple syrup." -- Nation's Restaurant News
Nobody has been able to capture the sensual pleasures of real maple syrup by substituting artificial ingredients. MAPLE SYRUP COOKBOOK offers a repertoire of 95 recipes featuring maple syrup as the sweetening ingredient. In addition to the classic breakfast recipes, there are starters: Orange Maple Chicken Wings and Maple Creamy Fondue. Entrees: Crispy Maple Spareribs and Maple Vinegar Roasted Pork. Baked goods: Maple Cream Biscuits and Winter Squash Spoonbread. And, of course, desserts: Tawny Maple Cheesecake, Maple Ginger Ice Cream, and the classic Sugar on Snow. Plus beverages, butters, relishes, and more.
Offering a repertoire of 95 recipes that use maple syrup as the sweetening ingredient, this book features everything from classic breakfast recipes to starters, entrees, baked goods, beverages, and, of course, desserts.
100 Delicious and Decidedly Different Recipes for America's Favorite Pie
About the Author
Ken Haedrich is a food writer and author of 11 cookbooks, includingThe Old Farmer’s Almanac Everyday Baking Pie, which was voted one of the top 7 baking books of the last 25 years by Cooking Light magazine. He's written hundreds of articles for magazines, including Family Fun, Better Homes & Gardens, Bon Appetit, National Geographic Traveler, Real Simple, and many others. He is a past winner of The Julia Child Cookbook Award. He has appeared on many television shows, including Good Morning America, and has given live cooking demonstrations to thousands, from Hawaii to New England. Haedrich currently directs The Pie Academy, an online community dedicated to the idea that anyone can learn to make great pies from scratch. He lives in North Carolina, but worked with local syrup for many years in New Hampshire.