This month’s publication of A Year of Pies has bakers and foodies everywhere excited to flour up the kitchen counter, grab a rolling pin, and bake up a bountiful bevy of buttery goodness.
Here is just some of the praise that has been coming in for the book:
“Well-thought-out recipes centered on seasonal ingredients…plenty of updated standards incorporating new ingredients or flavor twists.” – The Wall Street Journal
“Ashley English’s passion about pies is felt throughout her entire book…Her enthusiasm comes out through each and every recipe…It’s dangerous to read this book on an empty stomach.” – About.com Baking
“A Year of Pies is a great resource, especially if you’re new to pie making.” – Barbara Bakes
“This is definitely one of the most comprehensive pie cookbooks I have come across & certainly a delight to read & look at.” – Blog Critics
“I like Ashley’s book for its seasonally-minded sections, her great how-to photos and descriptions for the hard parts of pie making and for incorporating all kinds of great guest recipes, including many gluten-free options!” – The Hip Girl’s Guide to Homemaking
“From fruit to nuts, and chocolate to whipped cream, you’ll find a perfect pie for every occasion in here and all the details you need to get it to turn out looking picture-perfect in your home kitchen.” – Baking Bites
“The layout and photos throughout the book are eye catching and very well designed.”
- Cute Everything
To further celebrate the publication of A Year of Pies, we wanted to provide a chance to win an autographed copy of the book.
Just leave a comment on this blog post by 9 p.m. EST on Monday, September 3. Any comment will do, but why don’t you tell us your favorite kind of pie or a fond pie memory. One lucky winner will be selected at random and announced on Tuesday, September 4. Click here for the official rules. Good luck! This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to Beth from Oregon for winning!
And don’t forget to check out my earlier post which provides a thorough overview of the book and the free recipe for the Fried Green Tomato and Pimento Cheese Tart.