I was elated when my friend Ashley asked if I’d share a recipe in her new book, a book all about pies. I said yes immediately, of course, and have anticipated seeing the finished product since those hours I put in last summer testing my gluten-free streusel top apple pie.
I’ve long loved Ashley’s blog and book series, Homemade Living, which includes Home Dairy, Cannning & Preserving, Keeping Chickens & Keeping Bees, and even got to spend some time with her during my book travels last year.
My prolific pal has put together a lovely book, chock full of beautiful, informative photos.
Fabulous seasonal recipes I can’t wait to try. These in particular:
The pecans are green and bunching, nearly time for harvest here in Texas.
And this is definitely happening next year, when our blueberries come in:
I like Ashley’s book for its seasonally-minded sections, her great how-to photos and descriptions for the hard parts of pie making and for incorporating all kinds of great guest recipes, including many gluten-free options!
US & Canadian residents please enter by leaving a comment on this post by Monday August 27, midnight CST, telling us about your best (or worst) pie experience, either making it or eating it. (If you don’t include your email address in the specific box where asked on the comment form you won’t win because I can’t get ahold of you.)