Living Without's Favorite Books: Easy As Pie
Do you love pies but dread making the crust? Check out Gluten-Free & Vegan Pie: More than 50 Sweet and Savory Pies to Make at Home (Sasquatch Books) by Jennifer Katzinger. Founder of Seattle’s Flying Apron bakery, Katzinger delivers a dozen crust recipes, all free of gluten, dairy and eggs. This includes traditional crusts for fruit pies, easy-to-mold crusts for hand-held and free-form pies, and nut-and-oil pressed crusts for cream pies. From savory fillings for Asian potpie, tamale pie and Provencal tart to sweet treats like chocolate, grasshopper, banana cream and pumpkin chiffon, Katzinger provides recipes for every palate. Helpful notes on ingredients, equipment and handling techniques make these pies easy, any way you slice them.