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This is a good cookbook for people with zero to moderate experience baking, and also has some interesting flavor combos more experienced bakers may not have seen before.


Many of the pies are fairly easy to make, and there are 3 or so basic formulas the pies are based around crust, filling, topping. My main complaint is that sometimes there isn't first prize pies troubleshooting or explanation. For example, the recipe for chai pie calls for "chai spice.

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There's the sugary stuff that Starbucks has which I imagine isn't what the author intended, but it is what most first prize pies think of when they think of chaiand then there is chai made from actual ground spices. But there are as many chai blends as there are people who make chai, and the author doesn't even give a suggestion of the spices to use.

I also had some issues with the crumb crusts, and the author first prize pies no troubleshooting for what to do if your crust caved in in the oven, etc. One nice thing is that there aren't too many special ingredients that you'll have to order on Amazon.

Unlike, say, the Momofuku Milk Bar cookbook, First Prize Pies isn't overly picky about your ingredients, though it does suggest organic when possible.

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first prize pies The author suggests you weigh ingredients with a kitchen scale, but that's only really needed when making the pie crust.

I've also tried the root beer pie and the trifecta pie had some issues with the crust on that one too.


I took it home and quickly had the crushing realization that I could never get my pies to look like the pictures. Sure, part of it is just me being a regular old home cook--basic kitchen, basic supplies, a fancy whisk here, organic eggs there, you get the idea. I know there is first prize pies certain skill that the first prize pies has and the photographer enhanced.

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That being said, there are typos, s The gorgeous color photos sucked me right in when First prize pies walked by this proud little book standing pertly in the library. That being said, there are typos, small errors, tiny omissions that were missed in a few of the recipes.

Little tips would have been nice, i. Speaking of 'whisking all the ingredients together' by hand just forget it and throw it all in a stand mixer with a good whisk attachment. My coconut cream pie was a runny first prize pies up slightly after a night in the fridge.

I even cut the booze first prize pies a little so my 4 year old could eat it but the whole thing still reeked.

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