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New library books

These new books of pie recipes are available at the Woodburn Branch of the Allen County Public Library.

•“A Year of Pies” by Ashley English

This book will take you through a calendar year of making pies, using the freshest seasonal ingredients. It includes instructions about the whole pie-making process, plus there are gluten-free recipes.

•“The Complete Cook Country TV Show Cookbook

The arrival of this book coincides with the airing of the TV show’s fifth season. It includes every recipe, tasting and testing from all five seasons. There is a chapter devoted to pie.

•“United States of Pie: Regional Favorites from East to West and North to South” by Adrienne Kane

This is a collection of regional heirloom American pie recipes found in old newspaper clippings, out-of-print cookbooks, housekeeping guides, and spiral-bound booklets from church groups and community associations.

•“Perfect Pies: the Best Sweet & Savory Recipes from America’s Pie-Baking Champion” by Michele Stuart

You will find close to 80 recipes in this book. Personal stories accompany each recipe. Many of these recipes are National Pie Championship winners. The author’s lifelong passion for pie-making inspired her to open her own shop, Michele’s Pies in Connecticut.

•“The Little Book of Country Baking” by Abigail R. Gehring

Here’s a book with simple yet delicious recipes. It includes 49 recipes for pies. The book is beautifully illustrated and it includes recipes for gluten-free baking. Handy tips for ingredient substitutions are scattered throughout.

– Allen County Public Library