Chris Taylor and Paul Arguin are doctors by day and pie contest winners on the weekend. Self-taught and incredibly motivated, the two direct their creative energy to baking. They have won more than 600 ribbons for their baking, including Best of Show in the 2017 National Pie Championships. They live in Atlanta, Georgia.
The New Pie: Modern Techniques for the Classic American Dessert
In The New Pie: Modern Techniques for the Classic American Dessert, Chris Taylor and Paul Arguin–winners of more than 500 awards for baking–re-examine the wholesome world of pie. Through traditional time-honored techniques, modern cooking methods, innovative flavors, and a love for kitchen gadgets, these legendary competition circuit pie experts reinvent the traditional pastime of pie-making. With step-by-step instructions and playful photography, you’ll learn to make groundbreaking creations. Whether you are a pie voyeur, new baker, or baking enthusiast you will find inspiration at every turn and pies to satisfy every craving.