What's better than pie? These beautifully photographed seasonal recipes include such delights as a Chocolate & Orange Marmalade Tart in winter, a Strawberry & Rhubarb Ginger Hand Pie in spring, a classic Lattice Top Triple Berry Pie in summer, and Rosemary Bourbon Sweet Potato Pie in autumn. A Basics section offers six piecrust recipes, troubleshooting tips, and advice on selecting seasonal
"As soon as strawberries and rhubarb come into season, I pull out this recipe so I'm ready to make it when the fruit is at its peak. The combination of flavors and textures simply can't be beat. This cheesecake truly tastes like springtime!" —LeeAnn McCue
United States of Pie collects authentic heirloom pie recipes culled from archives of farm wives' recipes, church cookbooks, newspapers, and other historic sources. Lost favorites (Chipmunk Pie, an apple-nut confection) and beloved classics (Southern Peach Pie) are described in such lush language and tantalizing detail that you'll be dying to try every recipe for yourself -- even without photos to lure you.