Memorial Hall Library

Easy as Pie

'Tis the season for baking, if you're fortunate enough to have a working oven this year! Looking for some new recipes (to try for yourself, or to casually send to loved ones with better kitchen abilities than you)? Check out MHL's cookbook collection.

The Cast-Iron Pies Cookbook : 101 Delicious Pie Recipes for Your Cast-Iron Cookware
The Cast-Iron Pies Cookbook : 101 Delicious Pie Recipes for Your Cast-Iron Cookware
by Dominique Devito

An elegant presentation of more than 100 sweet and savory pies tailor-made for everyone’s favorite cooking tool—the cast-iron skillet!

	Desserts LaBelle : soulful sweets to sing about
Desserts LaBelle : soulful sweets to sing about
by Patti LaBelle

The Grammy Award-winning singer, award-winning author of LaBelle Cuisine and host of Patti LaBelle's Place shares favorite dessert recipes and kitchen memories from her culinary life, offering an additional chapter containing diabetic-friendly options. 

	First prize pies : shoo-fly, candy apple & other deliciously inventive pies for every week of the year (and more)
First prize pies : shoo-fly, candy apple & other deliciously inventive pies for every week of the year (and more)
by Allison Kave

Collects inventive recipes for a variety of pies such as root beer float pie, bourbon-ginger pecan pie, and chocolate lavender pie, with instructions for different crusts, including classic, vegan, gluten-free, and chocolate cookie crust.

	The Four & Twenty Blackbirds pie book : uncommon recipes from the celebrated Brooklyn pie shop
The Four & Twenty Blackbirds pie book : uncommon recipes from the celebrated Brooklyn pie shop
by Emily Elsen

The sister-owners of a popular pie shop and cafe in Brooklyn showcase more than 60 pie recipes, organized by season, including Salted Caramel Apple, Green Chili Chocolate and Black Currant Lemon Chiffon. 

	Magpie : sweets and savories from Philadelphia's favorite pie boutique
Magpie : sweets and savories from Philadelphia's favorite pie boutique
by Holly Ricciardi

Shares over ninety pie recipes, featuring such sweet flavors as pear chocolate, lemon curd, five-spice plum, and raspberry rhubarb, as well as savories, including macaroni and cheese potpies and herb goat cheese quiche

	Martha Stewart's new pies & tarts : 150 recipes for old-fashioned and modern favorites
Martha Stewart's new pies & tarts : 150 recipes for old-fashioned and modern favorites
by Martha Stewart

A follow-up to Martha Stewart's Cupcakes features 150 illustrated recipes for classic dessert pies, savory potpies and seasonal tarts, in a treasury that is complemented by instructions for preparing a range of doughs and adding decorative finishes. 

	Perfect pies : the best sweet and savory recipes from America's pie-baking champion
Perfect pies : the best sweet and savory recipes from America's pie-baking champion
by Michele Stuart

A perennial collection of top-selected recipes from a reigning pie-baking champion shares her award-winners and preparation techniques in a volume that includes options ranging from Country Apple and Coconut Cream to Chocolate Peanut Butter Dream and Ultimate Banana Split Pie.
Pies, pies & more pies!
Pies, pies & more pies!
by Viola Goren

Easy as pie! Everyone knows the saying, but most people actually feel a little scared when it comes to baking one. But these mouthwatering varieties will entice anyone into the kitchen-and the instructions by a leading pastry chef will make preparation simpler than you ever would have imagined.
Pie squared : irresistibly easy sweet and savory slab pies
Pie squared : irresistibly easy sweet and savory slab pies
by Cathy Barrow

Made in a sheet pan, a slab pie can make enough dinner or dessert for a crowd. PIE SQUARED includes more than 60 savory and sweet pie recipes along with 20 crust and topping recipes and step-by-step techniques for rolling and decorating that will appeal to baking aficionados as well as occasional bakers. This fresh, uncomplicated take on pie will encourage those of you who have been reluctant in the past to now take out your rolling pin and try it.

	Pocket pies : mini empanadas, pasties, turnovers & more
Pocket pies : mini empanadas, pasties, turnovers & more
by Pamela Clark

Features over one hundred recipes for both savory and sweet miniature pies, including such offerings as beef and carmelized onion pies, double-crust pizza, mini vegetable curry pies, and spiced apple parcels.
Sister Pie : The Recipes and Stories of a Big-hearted Bakery in Detroit
Sister Pie : The Recipes and Stories of a Big-hearted Bakery in Detroit
by Lisa Ludwinski

A collection of favorite recipes for sweet and savory pies from the owner of Detroit's Sister Pie bakery features such options as ginger peach biscuit, toasted marshmallow butterscotch, and sour cherry bourbon pie.

	Tart it up! : sweet & savory tarts & pies
Tart it up! : sweet & savory tarts & pies
by Eric Lanlard

Provides instructions for savory and sweet recipes for tarts and pies with tips and techniques to make puff, almond, chocolate and brioche pastries.