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This book shows you how to make a darn good pie in a jiffy. You will feel like you are in your grandma's kitchen, where she teaches you the secrets of her tender, flaky pie crust and shares recipes taken from handwritten 19th century cooking journals, recipes like Dutch Oven Apple Cherry, Vanilla Crumb, Fresh Raspberry, Louisiana Peanut, Sour Cherry Amaretto, and dozens more. There are also scores of vintage photos, pie insults, pie superstitions, pie advice, why men love pies and tips on how to host your own pie contest.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781883206420
ISBN-10: 1883206421
Format: Paperback
(215mm x 140mm x 5mm)
Pages: 72
Imprint: Native Ground Music, Incorporated
Publisher: Native Ground Music, Incorporated
Publish Date: 4-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States


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Author Biography - Barbara Swell

Barbara Swell began her baking career in Martinsburg, WV, on January 19th, 1962, when she whipped up her first batch of sugar cookies from her 4-H Club Pack-and-Snack cookbook. She is the author of a very popular series of historic cookbooks, including Log Cabin Cooking, Take Two and Butter 'Em While They're Hot, Secrets of the Great Old-Timey Cooks, The Lost Art of Pie Making, and others. Barbara lives in Asheville, NC, with her husband and their three children.

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