Synopses & Reviews
Served up in a charming retro package, Sweetie-Licious Pies ushers readers into a kitchen built on the traditions of our foremothers. This is the perfect book for anyone who knows that love can be baked into a pie!
A 16-time national pie-baking champion, Linda Hundt truly believes in the ability of pies to spread good will, one delicious bite at a time. In this sweet cookbook, she shares the heartwarming stories behind 52 of her signature pies. From classic to innovative, each delicious recipe is designed to inspire you to make (using the freshest ingredients) what will become your own family favorites. Among them: Mom Hundt's Apple Almond Pie, Linda's Best Browned Butter Coconut Chess Pie, Aunt Ella's Cherry Berry Berry Pie, Grandma Rosella's Vanilla Custard Pie, Yankee Dixie Pie, Mocha Hot Chocolate Pie, and many more.
Eat Pie and Love Life!
“Linda Hundt brings you the sweetness of pie and blends it with tradition, family, nostalgia, and fabulous recipes into one thoroughly all American pie cookbook.” -- Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Linda Hundt is like the world's greatest pie librarian and Sweetie-licious is a colorful, approachable, pie-lovers dream. It’s as if Linda collected the best possible pie recipes from the world’s coolest grandmothers, vintage church supper cookbooks, and route 66 diners, then sprinkled them with her own unique and talented voodoo. Get ready to put this book in your ‘most frequently used’ part of your kitchen library.” -- Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito, authors of Baked Elements: Our 10 Favorite Ingredients
“With the glide of a rolling pin, Sweetie-licious Pies transports you to Small Town America, where pies cool on the windowsill, there’s a watering can in the garden, and everyone gathers for family dinner. Linda Hundt is truly changing the world, one pie at a time. Make mine a slice of The Farmette’s Blueberry Basil Cream Pie!” -- Judith Fertig, BBQ Queen and author of Heartland: The Cookbook
"Eat pie, Love life!" This warm-hearted, heirloom-style cookbook pairs innovative pie recipes with beautiful color photography enhanced by vintage family photos, all presented by Linda Hundt, National Pie-Baking Champion and owner of the award-winning Sweetie-licious Bakery & Cafe in Dewitt, MI.
About the Author
Linda Hundt, a 16-time national pie-baking champion, has been featured on The Food Network and other television, as well as in newspaper and magazine articles throughout the country. She is also a sought-after keynote speaker focusing on entrepreneurism, inspiration and pie baking. Sweetie-licious Bakery Cafe and Linda have won numerous baking, restaurant, and business awards including the 2011 Crisco 100-Year-Anniversary Innovation Best-of-Show winner and the Food Network Amazing Pie Challenge. Visit her at sweetie-licious.com