Get the dough rolling and perfect your pie-making skills to bake beautiful, foolproof versions of the corner bakery classics and French patisserie favorites--plus a host of whimsical, modern pies and tarts of all kinds like sky-high meringue pies, uniquely flavored fruit pies with intricate lattice-woven tops, and lush elegant tarts.
With 60 test cooks, editors, and tasting and testing experts, we know a thing or two about pie at America's Test Kitchen, and we've mastered rolling doughs with ease, finessing fillings, and baking brilliant pies over the years so you can, too. America's Test Kitchen publishes award-winning cookbooks along with Cook's Illustrated and Cook's Country magazines and produces public television's top-rated shows, America's Test Kitchen and Cook's Country. It is a 15,000-square-foot kitchen located in Boston's Seaport district.
With their bounty of photos and information, ATK cookbooks are great for meeting readers right where they are, and while all home chefs can find a pie recipe here tailored to the skills they already have, they're bound to pick up more along the way. --Booklist
The editors of America's Test Kitchen turn their eye to sweet pies and tarts in this satisfying outing. Recipes range from tried-and-true deep-dish apple pie to a fanciful creme brulee option whose filling is infused with lavender and torched for crackle. . . . . Fear of pastry is real for many home cooks, and this book is poised to help readers vanquish it. -- Publishers Weekly With obsessively tested classic and creative recipes, America's Test Kitchen offers everything you'll ever need to know about making pie. --Library Journal When perfection is the goal, this cookbook makes it easy as pie...'The Perfect Pie' provides loads of inspiration. --Portland Press Herald America's Test Kitchen cookbooks are a trusted teaching source which offer both thorough instructions and explanations about why the recipes work well. So with Thanksgiving looming, The Perfect Pie: Your Ultimate Guide to Classic and Modern Pies, Tarts, Galettes, and More is the book you need to make sure the desserts on your sideboard are ... well, perfect. --Toledo Blade The Perfect Pie: Your Ultimate Guide to Classic and Modern Pies, Tarts, Galettes and More features more than 180-kitchen tested recipes, including Pear-Butterscotch Slab Pie and a dreamy, streusel-topped Pumpkin Praline Pie that will both revive pie memories and inspire new and exciting flavor combinations. . . This book offers step-by-step guides to every critical drape, fold and bend, in addition to tips and tricks to prevent common pie dilemmas, from cracked custards to "weeping whipped cream. --San Jose Mercury News