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Cook the Book: Hypocrite Pie

In John T. Edge's Apple Pie: An American Story the author travels the country eating the best pies and highlighting them for us. (Tough job, eh?) Hypocrite Pie is so named because its creator, Beth Tartan, creates a false impression... More

Cook the Book: Apple Pie

We've had these books sitting around the office for some time now, but we were waiting for apple season before featuring John T. Edge's Apple Pie: An American Story as a Cook the Book installment. Apple Pie is one of four books in a series that explores iconic American food (Donuts, Hamburgers & Fries, and Fried Chicken are the others). Apple Pie is both a history, a guide, and a "little black book" that will lead you to the best examples the nation has to offer. Of course, no apple pie book would be complete without recipes, and Edge has plenty—five of which we'll be bringing you over the course of the week. The first one will be along shortly,... More

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