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A Year of Pies (+Giveaway!!!)

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You know what I’ve been thinking about lately? What I’ve been pining over, and hankering for, and otherwise consumed with? Pie. That’s right, friends. My thoughts, words, and, yes, even actions lately have been pie-related, pie-centric, pie-focused.

Of course, pie is great year round. That’s the overarching mantra of my book-that pie is a treat not to be baked up and trotted out solely during the holidays, when thoughts turn to pumpkin and pecan and apple pies, or during the months of summer, when blueberries and blackberries are practically begging to be baked into hot submission. No, no. Pie is a perennial palate pleaser (say that 5 times fast!), to be delighted in each season.

All that said, lately it’s just been what I want to bake and eat. I intend to do so tomorrow night, in fact, baking the Strawberry Crumble Top Pie from my book, but adding in rhubarb and serving it with lemon balm whipped cream for a dear friend who’s coming over for dinner. Maybe it’s all the strawberries I’m beginning to see at the markets, and the rhubarb, too. Perhaps it’s the smell in the air, laced with roses and grass and dew and moisture. Whatever it is, it’s pushing my pie button, and I intend to indulge it.

And so should you! To make sure you will be partaking of pie and doing your part towards enjoying this treat, I’m giving away a signed copy of A Year of Pies to one small measure reader. Pie, all up in your kitchens, friends!

To enter the giveaway, leave a comment telling me what pie you’d like to make. It can be one of my recipes, or your great aunt Edna’s, or Ina Garten’s, or even your own recipe. The pie’s the limit! I’ll run the giveaway for one week, concluding next Thursday, May 30th, midnight EST. Canadians, feel free to join in the pie fun! Please do leave a means of contacting you should you be the winner, via either a link back to your website or blog or by leaving your email address in your comment.

Go forth, friends, and pie it up!

149 Responses to A Year of Pies (+Giveaway!!!)

  • Missy K says:

    Ah, I’d love to make a rich chocolate cream pie with mile-high whipped cream!

    And I’d dearly love to win a copy of your book!

  • Karen says:

    The three berry pie is amazing! I made it last summer when you posted the recipe. Perfect use of tapioca.

  • Debra says:

    My favorite pie is a mixed berry pie with a crumble topping..

  • darah says:

    Our strawberries are almost getting close to ripe and I’m craving a strawberry tart. It would be even better if we hadn’t finished up all the lemon curd already this winter, but I’ll totally take what I can get!

  • Sarah says:

    That strawberry crumble top pie with rhubarb sounds exactly like what I want right now. And lucky you that strawberries are showing up at the market. One of the few disappointments I have at living in New England is that rhubarb and strawberries don’t coincide growing wise. It is a huge injustice.

  • Sarah K. says:

    I’m still pretty new to cooking. Pie is one of my big goal things to cook. I think it is the idea of making the dough that intimidates me. I haven’t made bread yet either. I would love to make a pecan pie which is my husband’s favorite (mine too).

    Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

  • Audra says:

    I just checked this book out from the library this morning! Your coconut cream pie has my name all over it!

  • Karla says:

    Our rhubarb is just coming into it and all I can think about is rhubarb coffee cake, rhubarb crisp, and of course a fresh rhubarb pie! I can’t wait. Thanks, Ashley!

  • Lacy says:

    I want to make another coconut cream pie. I made one a few years ago and it was SO good but a pretty lengthy process. Need to do it again!

    :)

  • Rachael says:

    My husband loves strawberry rhubarb pie, and I’m planning to make a secret trip to our farmer’s market to get the ingredients to make him one this weekend!

  • Shelby at Fresh Eggs Farm says:

    I love to bake my Nana’s Apple Pie recipe…it makes me feel so close to her…
    Nana’s Apple Pie
    Ingredients:
    1 cup of sugar
    1/4 cup all purpose flour
    1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
    1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
    Dash of salt
    6 cups of sliced Macintosh apples
    3 tbsp. butter

    Directions:
    Heat oven to 425 degrees. Use the “Never Fail Pie Crust”. Stir together sugar, flour, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt. Toss apples in sugar and spice mixture. Turn into pastry lined pie pan. Dot top with butter. Put slits in top of the apple pie crust.
    Cover edges of crust with foil. Remove foil for the last 15 minutes of baking. Bake 40-50 minutes or until crust is brown and juice begins to bubble through slits in crust.

    Nana’s Never Fail Pie Crust
    Ingredients:
    4 C Flour
    1 tsp. Baking Powder
    1 tsp. Salt
    1 Tbsp. Sugar
    1 3/4 C Crisco
    1 Egg
    1/2 C Cold Water
    1 Tbsp Vinegar

    Directions:
    Mix together Flour, Baking Powder, Salt and Sugar. Cut in lard. In a separate bowl, beat Egg until fluffy, add Water and Vinegar – add this mix to the dry ingredients. Mix all ingredients together. Gather dough together, press into a ball. Divide into 4-6 portions and roll out. **The dough can be frozen in air tight container.

    This year, I’d like to learn how to make Strawberry Rhubarb, for my dad.

  • Peggy says:

    Our family loves strawberry rhubarb pie.
    Thank you for the chance to win your book, I have all the other books:) Thanks, Peggy

  • Ulrika says:

    I want to make a pineapple pie. Crushed pineapple and creme fraiche are two of the ingredients. We make this in Sweden, I don´t now if it typical Sweden or so… I am VERY curious about an american Pie book, fingers crossed!! :)

  • Sarah says:

    My grandmother always made French Silk Pie for special occasions. I would love some coffee and a slice of this rich pie on such a rainy Michigan day!

  • Renai says:

    Your raspberry ramekin mini pies sound like heaven! There are not enough raspberry baked goods in the universe.

    http://www.areyoumyghost.com

  • Leanna says:

    Summertime makes me want a lemon icebox pie!

  • Sharon says:

    I love pies of all kind! The flaky crust, a rich and savory chicken pot pie, to the fruit pies; and then you have the wonderful lemon and lime pies! How can you not like a double crust flaky pie filled with wonderful goodness to a crumb topping pie? don’t forget the scoop of ice cream on that warm pie!
    Lets not forget the pizza pie…do I need to say more? lol

  • Sarah R. says:

    I’d love to make a blackberry pie! And I’d love to win your book!

  • Kaitlin Jenkins says:

    I think I’d make the strawberry pie from your book if I won. That’s always caught my eye from the corner of the cover, and now my mouth’s watering. So yep, that’s the winner to me :)

  • Ashley Hayes says:

    avocado pie. sounds a little funny but it’s a summer time staple at our house. Yumm

  • Caitlin says:

    My rhubarb isn’t big enough to harvest yet, but I’ve been craving strawberry rhubarb pie! If I have to get some at the market, then so be it :)

  • Justine Navarro says:

    This weekend I’ll be baking a Rhubarb-Something (apple? strawberry? last year’s plums?) pie for my Mother-in-Laws birthday. I’m excited – I haven’t baked a pie in a while, and when my Grandpa handed me a bag of his Rhubarb, I knew exactly where to put it!
    justinecnavarro@gmail.com

  • Torrey says:

    A strawberry crumble top pie is sounding quite perfect!

  • Jenn says:

    I can’t wait to pick some blueberries and make a blueberry pie! Hubby’s favorite!

  • steph says:

    I just checked your A Year of Pie’s out at the library. The strawberry crumble pie & the strawberry frozen pie are looking quite tasty!! I can’t wait to try them out. I’m sure my family will devour either one.
    sjs827@yahoo.com

  • Jenny says:

    Apple tart is my standby dessert but lately I’ve been thinking about a rhubarb and vanilla pie… I haven’t seem said recipe yet but I think it sounds amazing!

  • Ashley says:

    What about a spring- inspired pie, morel mushrooms and fiddle heads quiche style?!!! That would be fabulous!

  • jonquil says:

    Cherry pie is always my favorite! :)

  • Natalie says:

    I would love a nice peach pie! Maybe with some cinnamon to give it a little spice! HURRY UP PEACHES!

  • jen says:

    love this book! unbelievably i have never made a true apple pie {always a variation.} so that is going to be my next project. then quickly afterwards i am going to make a blackberrie one – most likely when the apple is baking. those are delish! yum!

  • Jennifer says:

    I just made lemon curd the other day…why I just didn’t make a lemon meringue pie, I don’t know!

  • Moma Chas says:

    I would love to try the Strawberry Crumble Top too, I have rhubarb coming in as well as Strawberries. I think that sounds perfectly lovely!
    I would love to win!
    Blessings,
    Chas

  • Liene says:

    As it’s the middle of strawberry season I would like to make a rhubarb-strawberry pie. And right after that the cherries start rolling in, so then it’s cherry pie time!

  • Anke says:

    One of my all-time favorite pies is a raspberry rhubarb pie. It’s unbelievably goo!

  • melissa says:

    i actually just got back from the store to get ingredients for my second strawberry rhubarb pie in as many weeks–my brother and his family is coming to visit tomorrow, and he is a big fan of pie. i’m happy to support such fandom. :)

  • Beverly says:

    Blueberry rhubarb was a summer standard in our house growing up. Mom would send us out to the woods with a bucket to fill with wild blueberries so she could start baking. I think I might need to find some rhubarb!

  • Chris B. says:

    I, like many of your readers, LOVE strawberry rhubarb, not only for the amazing flavor, but because something of the fleeting-ness of the ingredients. You have to make it when you can! Another favorite is mince pie – yum!

  • Jennifer says:

    Definately rhubarb. But, since I just planted rhubarb a week ago, it will take at least until next year until it’s ready to be chopped for pie. So, second choice would be coconut cream. YUM!

  • Dixie J says:

    My rhubarb is begging to become a rhubarb custard pie! Definitely on this weekend’s adgenda.

  • Sarah M says:

    I would love to know how to better an apple pie, or actually MAKE a pecan pie. I’ve never even tried the last. I’m a big quiche eater, too :)
    Sarah M

  • Amelia says:

    I made a strawberry rhubarb pie for the first time in a few years this week and man, that is just a delicious, delicious pie. I also really enjoy plain rhubarb, but am probably most partial to marionberry or blackberry. Yay, I love the beginning of pie season! Thanks for a lovely giveaway.

  • julie p says:

    Strawberry rhubarb pie!

  • Laura D says:

    I’m a fruit pie kinda gal. My husband, on the other hand, is Mr. Chocolate. But he’s not a mousse man. So, what’s a girl to do? I ask you… what solution would you give me to this pie dilemma?

  • sharron orcutt says:

    a year of pies? yikes! wouldn’t that be a hoot! i have been doing hand pies, tarts, etc. cause it’s just me and hubby and neither one of us eat sweets often, but when i bake a pie i don’t want it wasted. want this book please. let this be my win

  • Cindy says:

    Ashley – maybe you or a reader can help me out. Inspired by your Keeping Chickens book, my family and I are now raising chickens. I have, however, had a few problems with baking with fresh eggs. I made a lemon chess pie recently, one of my favorites – a recipe I’ve used often. But this time it kind of separated – dense on the bottom, foamy on top. This also happened with a Hot Milk Sponge cake I made recently – a cake where you beat the yolks separately and fold the beaten egg whites in. I’m starting to think I’m not beating the yolks enough….wondering if you’ve ever had a problem. I’ve checked my oven temp, size of the eggs are good, baking powder has a good date on it, etc.

    But back to pie – I love them all – but I do especially love the lemon chess for it’s simplicity, and a straight up rhubarb pie because of the memories it brings back.

  • Jennifer says:

    My Gram’s apple pie. Goodness. I have to admit that it becomes breakfast for us at times. It is that good.

  • Mandy says:

    Lemon meringue or triple berry pie with a streusel topping. Just thinking about it makes my mouth water.

  • Annie says:

    I would love a blueberry pie made from wild blueberries from Saguenay. My grandma makes the best one!

  • Denise says:

    This time of year it has to be Strawberry Rhubarb custard pie!

  • Liz B says:

    I’d love to attempt a strawberry and rhubarb pie. Mmmm heavenly!

  • Ann says:

    My grandparents lived in the city, but they had raspberries growing in the yard. It was wonderful. I would pick
    as many berries as possible, and my grandmother would make me a pie! I can almost taste it now! I should give it a try!

  • Kristy says:

    Coconut pie just like my Mom made it!

  • shelli says:

    I don’t make pies very often, but I love banana cream pie or strawberry rhubarb. I gave your book as a bridal shower gift and it looks so inspiring! Thank you for the opportunity!

  • Eleanor says:

    I love pie – not a cake eater at all! Right now I really want to make a bacon/cheese/tomato pie I came across. But honestly any pie would suit me. :)

  • Mary Jane says:

    A peanut butter pie with a lovely drizzle of chocolate in a graham cracker crust. Its like a frozen s’more!

  • Alicia says:

    Blueberry or apple. Enough said :). alicia.m.lavoie@gmail.com.

  • Southern Gal says:

    My Aunt Frances was famous for her Strawberry Banana Pie. She shared the recipe with the family. It’s strawberry season here and it’s the first pie I think of!

  • connie says:

    My favorite pie is a half pumpkin half pecan pie recipe that I found a few years ago. The best of two great pies baked into one! I just recently came across your blog and look forward to your posts!

  • Karie @ The HoB says:

    Peach Pie!

  • jen says:

    You know, I’ve never made a Pie, but I love to eat them. I’d love to try and learn how to make pies. My husband would feel like he won the lottery! My favourite pie hands down is Pumpkin. I LOVE pumpkins!

  • Whitney says:

    Definitely the cherry and vanilla pot pie! Cherry pie is my favorite and I’d love to try this alternative. :)

  • Kris says:

    I am yearning, yearning, to make apple pie again. But not with just any apples, the apples that grow on the tree in my backyard. They make the best apple pies EVER! And I love using the recipe from my husband’s grandmother. I think it is award winning. Delicious! And thanks for including Canadians in your giveaway!

    http://400squareftliving.blogspot.ca/

  • lindsey says:

    I am very pedestrian—apple pie is my favorite. Thanks for the chance to win! dorking(at)acsalaska(dot)net

  • Ted S. says:

    Chocolate cream pie! tsponsel(at)alaska.net

  • Donna says:

    Pumpkin pie with whip cream! We love autumn and pumpkin pie at my house.

  • amy says:

    I’m pregnant and craving pecan pie!
    ngoody35@yahoo.com

  • Vickie says:

    Maybe this only sounds weird to me but I recently read a recipe for grape pie, really? I can’t wait to try it because it sounds so different. I’m sure rhubarb will be my next though as my rhubarb is almost ready to harvest.

  • melody says:

    yum!!! i just never seem to get tired of some good classic strawberry pie :)

  • Michele Judd says:

    I would make my mother’s apple crumb pie. Keeping my fingers crossed, your Pie book is on my book wish list.

  • Beth J says:

    I am just waiting for my rhubarb plant to grow a little bigger, then it’s strawberry rhubarb pie time! I would love a copy of your book!
    Email me at bethjohnson99 at msn. Com

  • Kristi says:

    I dream about peach season all year long it seems, so I’m looking forward to making peaches and cream pie and peach crumb pie this summer.

  • Maria says:

    I would love to make the Strawberry & Rhubarb Ginger Hand Pie…if only I had the recipe 😉 The rhubarb in the garden is looking good!

  • Jenny says:

    The Honey Pie sounds absolutely wonderful!

  • Karen says:

    Serious hankering for rhubarb custard….soooo good, I’ll send you the recipe :)
    Thanks for the chance!

  • Leigh says:

    Any pie sounds fabulous right now! I would love to make a Strawberry Rhubarb pie. Pie season is upon us. Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Melanie says:

    Ohhhh. I would so love to make one of your pies. I’ve heard such good things. But it is seriously backed up at our library, so I’ve been waiting for MONTHS (I’m not kidding!) I would love to make some kind of pie with eggs, as we have an abundance of chicken, duck, goose AND turkey eggs around here this time of year! And maybe a sweet pie too, though I’m not picky there, any one will do :) Thanks for the opportunity, Ashley, I so love your books! http://www.chickenlovesheepdreams.blogspot.ca

  • Catie says:

    Oh my goodness, I have been wanting this book for some time (since Amanda Soule wrote about it so nicely). It looks as though our strawberries are going to be coming in by the boat load *fingers crossed*, and your frozen strawberry pie recipe sounds like it would be perfect for a hot summer evening in Vermont….or, breakfast the next day!
    email:: cterhune22@yahoo.com

  • Katie Frey says:

    I recently made your frozen strawberry pie that is on the front cover of your book and it was delish!! Hope to win the copy so I can try them all! Thanks for the giveaway! My email is: FreyKatieM@gmail.com

  • Vickie says:

    I love me an Apple Galette. I think it qualifies as a pie :-)

  • Elizabeth says:

    Lemon pudding pie, my husband’s fav and one I have been making since I found it in a cookbook at my first job at a small historical house where I was a tour guide. The cookbook contained the original recipes of the era and then the modern version (boy those originals were sweet!) that actually calls for most of the ingredients whizzed in a blender.
    I only choose lemon because my favourite, rhubarb is not quite ready, although I made 10 rhubarb custard pies at work yesterday (from hothouse) I would love to try some of your recipes!

  • terri says:

    I am craving lemon meringue pie with fresh squeezed lemons. Love your site! Cato162001@Yahoo.com

  • Kim says:

    I keep thinking I will eventually check out your book at our library, still waiting though, thank you for this great chance. Lemon ice box is the bomb here as well as all sorts of savory types, just make sure it is loaded with spinach, and mushrooms and plenty of garlic…..but you cannot beat a cherry pie with loads of vanilla bean ice cream :) barry.vance@insightbb.com

  • Karen says:

    Rhubarb pie

  • Laura says:

    I can’t wait for our blueberry bush to start giving us delicious berries this year! I’ve been waiting to make my deep dish blueberry pie since last season! Thank you for the opportunity – very excited!

  • Tina C. says:

    Ever since i bravely made a few lemon meringue pies, i want to make other citrus meringue pies. i’ve been a little skittish. but am curious to try: grapefruit, lime, kiwi, etc. will it work???

  • Annie Pickle says:

    this time of year – it has to be a rhubarb custard pie!!!
    happy weekending, Ashley!
    xx
    Annie

  • Beth says:

    It’s a tie…Pumpkin or Apple Crumble

  • Theresa Freeman says:

    The rhubarb and strawberries are doing very well in the garden this year, so that will be the next pie I make. But for my favorite, it has to be raspberry or blackberry. Yum! Can’t wait!

  • Shaunna B. says:

    A girl can never go wrong with a chocolate cream pie, but with summer on its way, I think a peach pie is in order! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Cary says:

    Chocolate pie- with miles of meringue on top. And a thick crust. Mmmmmmmmm……….

  • sarah says:

    ive always wanted to learn to make a coconut key lime pie…yum!

  • Caitlyn C. says:

    Well, spring feels like it has just begun up where I am in New Brunswick and, while the rhubarb is out, there’s still no sign of strawberries. I can’t wait to make strawberry-rhubarb pie! It’s a true sign of spring for me.

  • Lisa C. says:

    I would love to have ANY kind of pie!!!!

  • Amy P. says:

    Strawberry rhubarb is sounding so good to me! I’m waiting for my mother-in-law to drop some off.

  • Alexandra says:

    I’d like to make a wild black raspberry pie – not in season here yet, but the canes are flourishing in our yard in Iowa, so in a few months!

  • Molly says:

    I want to make a savory pie with potatoes and leeks (and sausage?). Also, a frozen strawberry pie. And, looking forward to making a blueberry pie. I do love pie (and crust).

  • Jenice says:

    Sometimes it’s the daughter teaching the mother. I recently taught my mother, on Mother’s Day, how to make lemon meringue pie for her boyfriend since it is his favorite. I enjoyed our special time together.

  • Carley says:

    For me, it’s always a toss-up between this blueberry cobbler (http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Bills-Blueberry-Cobbler-15274) and my mom’s lemon meringue pie. Heaven!

  • Doug says:

    Key lime with fresh limes direct from the Florida keys. Doesn’t get much better than that!

  • Anna GH says:

    I want to make a lemon meringue pie! I’ve been thinking about one for months…

  • Rebecca says:

    I have never made any sort of pie with meringue and I think a lemon meringue might be next on my list of pies to attempt! rebecca.fields.2011@gmail.com

  • Merri says:

    One of my favorite pies to make is “Aunt Hen’s Brownie Pie” recipe: http://www.myownsweetthyme.com/2008/04/family-secrets.html, though I prefer to call it by it’s other name.

    A pie made with pecans, chocolate and bourbon? Yes, Please! It comes together quickly and easily, and no seasonal fruit required! (although I do enjoy deep relationships with fruit pies)

  • Dawn says:

    I have a great recipe for a pecan pie made in a cast iron skillet which is wonderful. I have been making it for my father-in-law’s birthday for the last few years and will do so again in a few weeks. Not the most summery pie type but soooooo good. And, it uses honey which my bees are happy to provide (well, not really happy but they do share some with us!) Would love to win a copy of your book. Thank you!
    thedawnharris@hotmail.com

  • Trudy says:

    My favorite pie to make is a cherry bourban pie which I found in a magazine not to long ago. My husband cannot get enough of it! I must admit I find making pie crust very difficult. I cannot figure out why. Any hints would be greatly appreciated

  • Nora says:

    Strawberry-Rhubarb pie!

  • Sophie says:

    berry

  • Stacey says:

    I would love to make peach pie right now! Sadly, I’ll have to wait a few more months :)

  • Sarah says:

    Maybe a spring chive quiche with fresh cheese from Fairview…. The strawberries don’t last long enough for crust to get made!

  • Paula M @oliviacanela.com says:

    Almost rhubarb time in these parts of the world so spicy rhubarb pie it what I would make :)

  • Elin says:

    I’m in the mood for a good shoofly pie. Could be all the farmer’s markets in my area and Amish farms I’ve been visiting.

  • Andrea Ginsberg says:

    I would love this book. My favorite pies are the ones with no recipes, that we make up on the fly.

  • Georgette says:

    One after one, cars stopped at the busy corner to pull into the parking area where a cherry vendor had set- up his harvest under an umbrella, on a table in small crates. No doubt, the orchards in nearby Brentwood here are beginning to burst with ripe fruits for our local farmers markets, our kitchens and finally, pies! Seasonal fruits make the freshest cobblers, tarts and glorious pies. How can one choose a favorite when like the title of your book implies….a year of pies!

    Thank you for your excellent writing and hardworking efforts. I look forward to checking in to see what you are up to next. Georgette@birdscape.net

  • Ixoj says:

    Strawberry rhubarb or blueberry, of course!

  • Chelsea Wipf says:

    yummm…some strawberry rhubarb pie is my go-to. but, lately i have been having a hankering for blueberry.

  • susan says:

    A friend once made us a rhubarb custard pie which was both beautiful and delicious…

  • Rhonda says:

    Strawberry Rhubarb pie, my husband’s mom introduced me to this pie when we were first married.

  • Jennifer says:

    Am thinking about making a rhubarb pie, with the big bunch I have been gifted. :)

  • Mary Ann Cauthen says:

    You just can’t beat any fruit cobbler served with warm with whipped cream or ice cream. My other go to favorite is a french coconut custard which has buttermilk! Pie is just good!! Thanks for the give away!! Mary Ann

  • Sharon d. says:

    Ashley, thank you so much for the opportunity to win :) I have a recipe from a friend that I have been dying to make especially since we get wonderful Palisade Peaches out here in the SW, Peaches and Cream Pie. It is so luscious!
    ~Sharon

  • Jess says:

    Ohhhh… My Grandma’s lemon meringue pie.

  • oukay says:

    My very favorite pie to make is pumpkin – although I keep working on my apple pie.
    sauercoleman@gmail.com

  • jodi says:

    Thanks, Ashley, how generous of you! Does galette count? I traditionally make a savory galette every year for Thanksgiving with roasted delicata squash, fresh sage and ricotta cheese… it’s so good!

  • Sarah Lavigne says:

    Strawberry rhubarb
    Lavignephotography(at)yahoo(.) com

  • jessica says:

    Definitely strawberry rhubarb! Made just rhubatb in one last week,now just waiting for my berries to ripen!

  • Sarah R. Squire says:

    On a long summer afternoon, I’d love to make a blueberry crumble top pie, served with homemade vanilla ice cream and a sprinkling of candied lemon peels. Yes, that is going to have to happen soon! I’ve been inspired by the recipes in your canning book, and am curious to see the wonders of your pies. http://californiagoodstuff.blogspot.com

  • Renee G says:

    I’d love to have a homemade coconut cream pie recipe.

  • Angie says:

    My family & I just picked a bunch of strawberries. I think making a pie with those sounds lovely.

  • Anne says:

    Hi Ashley, thanks for the great giveaway. I, too, adore pie! I love them all but I’d have to say my late mother’s lemon meringue pie will always be my favorite. Luckily, I have the recipe she used and can make a pretty close facsimile of it. Would love to have your book for some additional inspiration!
    Anne
    annespocketfinds.blogspot.com

  • Kathleen says:

    I can’t wait to make my first blueberry pie of the year this summer.

  • Lisa says:

    Cherry, cherry, cherry. My Grandma Waneta’s cherry pie!

  • Gwynyth says:

    Yes! More pie please! Just made an apple berry cherry pie with my boys today, inspired by a story their dad makes up for them : )
    My grandpa lived near this bustling truck stop when I was a kid, that was famous for having 20 or so different pies every day. Lunch was always a quick and quiet grilled cheese while us kids contemplated our choices. My favourites? Cherry, banana cream, pumpkin and blueberry. When our plates were clean, Grandpa’s sister would always exclaim, “Mighty fine pie, mighty fine pie. ‘Course, we had no business eating it!”
    Thanks for the chance, and the memory jog- pie fills more than the tummy!

  • Julie says:

    My favorite is rhubarb vanilla. Or maybe that’s just my favorite today since its rhubarb season. ether way, yum! You can reach me at juliealley@rocketmail.com

  • karen says:

    I need to learn how to make a glass pie. I just found a note from my deceased mother telling me it used to be my fathers favorite pie! What the heck is a glass pie…sounds sugary.

  • Gretchen says:

    I got my daughter a copy of “A Year of Pies” for her birthday; I’d love a copy of my own! Looking forward to peach season so I can have a really good peach pie.

  • MachelleH says:

    Coconut Cream Pie!
    Thanks for the give-away!

  • Mal says:

    Frozen lemonade pie, now that it is starting to get hot.

  • Carolsue says:

    I’d like to make a Southern Pecan Pie. I love those!
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  • rachel says:

    Chocolate cream pie. Yummm

  • Rebecca Hill says:

    I’d love to eat some pumpkin pie!

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  • JamieK says:

    Peach! Especially in a month or two when the Parker County peaches start showing up at roadside stands!

  • Holly Loyd says:

    Strawberry rhubarb pie… with a scoop of vanilla ice cream! My favorite summer treat!

  • ikkinlala says:

    I’d love to make a pecan pie – I usually make fruit pies, but it would be interesting to try something different.

    ikkinlala AT yahoo DOT ca

  • Heather S says:

    I’d love to make strawberry rhubarb pie! YUM!

  • Shannon F says:

    I’ve never made rhubarb pie before and I’ve always wanted to. My Aunt April has an AMAZING recipe that I hope to “borrow” from her one day! lol My sister also has a really good apple pie recipe that I hope to talk her into giving me one day! 😉

    Shannon F.
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  • Noreen says:

    My grandmothers black berry pie

  • shelli S says:

    I would love to make a strawberry rhubarb pie ~ reminds me of summer and my Grandma. The sweet and sour tastes are just divine!

  • Erin Saari says:

    I’d love to make Martha Stewart’s banana cream pie for my dad, who loves them!