Monday, March 16, 2015

Win a copy of Ms. American Pie!

To celebrate National Pi Day, which was 2 days ago, and, well, "just because," we're giving away THREE copies of my cookbook, "Ms. American Pie." And it's ridiculously easy to win. Just write your name in the comment field below. Cut off time for entering is Friday, March 20 at Noon PT (3PM ET). Check back on Friday at 2PM PT/5PM ET and we'll have the 3 winners posted.

If you already have my cookbook (or my memoir, "Making Piece,") I'd love it if you would post a review on Amazon or Goodreads or, hey, wherever you like. Your comments are appreciated.


A peek inside the book...and when you get the book you
get a peek inside the American Gothic House
The book is full of easy recipes. Really easy.
Even I can make them!


World's easiest pie to make: Coconut Custard.
Recipe is on page 125 of my cookbook.

The world needs more pie. Make enough for everyone.

If pie makes people happy, then pie cookbooks
make people REALLY happy. 


Blueberry crumble baby. Okay, so maybe a little brown,
but pie is not about perfection!


More happy people -- made happier by making their own pie.
I'm teaching classes again -- now in Los Angeles.
Click on this link for details.

Of course the best part, besides sharing your homemade pie,
is getting to enjoy a slice yourself!

Remember, leave your name in the comment field below and check back here on Friday to see if you won. Winners will be picked in a drawing and posted here on the blog. If you won, you'll need to send me your full name and mailing address. And if you don't win, well, you can always buy the cookbook. I won't mind. Better yet, you'll be glad you did. 

123 comments:

mjmoore said...

Looking forward to having your cookbook! Best to you, Michele Moore

Maquoketa Valley Class of 1965 said...

Robert King

Laurie Siedelman said...

Thanks for treating us to more recipes, your writing, and this potential opportunity. Laurie Firestone Siedelman

Lisa said...

Lisa Smith

karen eldridge said...

Mmmm. Pie!
Karen Eldridge
(Fellow displaced Iowan)

Lyn Burton said...

I think it's time I picked up my utensils & made a pie again....after too too many years. Thanks, Beth. Lyn Burton-Vickers

Cathleen Lames said...

Cathleen Lames. I love pie and would love your boo

Chris Chambers said...

Thanks for the giveaway! Chris Chambers

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Steve Owen said...

Yes, please! Steve Owen

Ginny Marie said...

I'm looking forward to your cookbook, too! Ginny Grabske

Liz said...

Liz Sommerkorn

Lori Brees said...

I miss your pies here in Iowa, Beth! Can't wait to have your cookbook!! :-D Lori Brees

Jody Phillips said...

Wish I had more time to make pie. Wonderful book...I borrowed it from the library. Would love to have my own copy!
Jody Greiner-Phillips

TL B said...

Come back to Iowa for Pie Classes - Tracy Bolton

Erin said...

Erin Pollock
www.bakesomebodyhappy.com

Dyann Bethune said...

I am a person of few words...usually because I have a bite of pie in my mouth :) Dyann Bethune

petoskystone said...

They all look so good! Jonquil Alexia

Karen said...

me me!I need help

Gus Hinrich said...

I'd love this!! Loved your memoir.
Gus Hinrich

wootang (Terry) said...

Terry Tang, who is sorry she didn't get to visit the American Gothic house before you left!

kathryn nussbaum said...

You really know how to make people want to make Pie! Kathy Nussbaum

Larry's Photos said...

Pick me. Please

Karen said...

I don't own it, but I did read Making Piece. What a beautiful story of love, healing, and pie, of course! :-)

Karen Klepsteen

Phyllis Y said...

Thanks for the opportunity! Phyllis Yearick (naturalized Iowan)

Jenny Unternahrer said...

Thanks for the chance...Jenny

Beth said...

The "other" Beth Howard!

Shelly Mason said...

Pi = Pie Love it and the opportunity to have another one of your books!

Shelly Mason

Shelly Mason said...

Pi = Pie Love it and the opportunity to have another one of your books!

Shelly Mason

Jenny Hartin said...

Love your book!

Dave said...

Liked "Making Piece" Dave Tarwater

Sharon Richardson said...

Love to have the cookbook! I used to make pies often, but since my husband died, haven't made many. So I need to get started again!

Tracy said...

Yum! Tracy McGinty

Karen Wirima said...

I would love to have this pie cookbook to add to my collection. I do not oun many pie cookbook. Thank you for this giveaway.

Sharon Best said...

It's about time for me to learn how to make a good pie !!!Thanks for the chance !! Sharon B.

James Parker said...

Own it. Love it...if I win it I'll gift it to charity....James Parker ...would love to take a class.

Susan said...

Susan would like to win!

Linda Gordon said...

I would love your cookbook. The coconut custard pie looks amazing.

Pattie @ Olla-Podrida said...

Pattie Tierney

Lori Ulloa said...

Yum! My name is Lori Ulloa

gina knuppenburg said...

Gina Knuppenburg

Pans said...

Pies, I love them!! Tim Paquette

Geri Seiberling said...

Geri Seiberling

mamaT said...

Who doesn't want a great pie recipe book written by you! <3 Sheryl Cowherd Turner

Mackenzie Hawk said...

Mackenzie Hawk

Shannon Harrison said...

Can't wait to win! Shannon Harrison

coke said...

love pie sandi roberts

Lorraine Healy–Smith said...

Yes, the world DOES need more pie, and I'm intimidated by pie dammit! Lorraine Healy-Smith

Unknown said...

ABBY HARRISON

Donna Currie said...

Donna Currie

Julie Williams said...

I would love to win one! Thanks, Julie Williams

Margie Bowman said...

Margie Bowman. I would love to win a cookbook. Thanks for this opportunity.

Chain Stitch Crochet said...

Kathy Prickett

Bob Howard said...

Bob Howard

Robin Gray said...

Nancy Gray

Dog Trot Farm said...

I love to make pies...I love to eat pie...and I certainly would love to win your cookbook...Thank you...Julie Jones Neily

Virginia L. said...

Virginia Lyttle
Thank you.

Connie Mangano said...

I LOVE Pie! Would love to dive into this book. Thank you so much for the opportunity.

Lauri Marie said...

I would love to win this book! Lauri Willingham

Lisa Barron said...

Lisa Barron

kelsey said...

Kelsey A. Coconut custard looks amazing!!

John Cooper said...

But if I post my name (John Cooper) here, isn't that tantamount to an admission that I haven't bought the cookbook yet? The conundrum! The shame!

Jane said...

Pie!
Jane Hanlon (back from the Portland days :-) )

capserone said...

I believe the world does need more pie!
And I would love your cookbook!
Sheri Mitchell

June Unruh said...

Pie is better than cake! June Unruh

Paige VanLaningham said...

I love making pie. I need a new recipe book.
Paige Rambow-VanLaningham

Michelle Burns said...

Michelle Burns Thank you for the chance to win my very own copy! <3

The Pie Pimp said...

Guys need pies, too! Your book (either one) is bound to make this guy's life better!

AmazonArtMom said...

Pie is good! Lauri Ghormley

Melodye said...

LOL, I'm still hoping the day eventually comes when I can actually say, "I baked a pie!"

Jacquelyn Stager said...

I have your first book and would love to win this one! From one pie baker to another!

martha said...

Martha Campbell

martha said...

Martha Campbell

Cindy said...

Would love to win a copy of Ms American Pie! Always look forward to your posts.

Diane Emmich said...

Love both of your books - have made several of your pies and my family thinks I am a great baker! If I won, I would give it to a well-deserving friend!

Jane Adams said...

Love pie and would love the cookbook. Jane Adams

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Craig said...

I would love the cookbook and have a place for it ..right here in Lee County, IA

tom paulding said...

Love Pie & your blog.

Heather said...

I loved your first book. Heather F.

denaspragueful said...

I love making pie, I do not have a cookbook devoted to it, would appreciate having it to bake from.

Dena D. Sprague

Sara Forsman said...

Sara Forsman

John Grady said...

John Grady

Christine Cheripka said...

I love pie any time, any where , its the best dessert invented...

MrsG said...

Kathy Guenther
We are all still learning.

karen said...

karen heuer

Wendy Wiese said...

Love pie. Love Books. Wendy Wiese from Iowa

WmDBlogger said...

I'd love to win a copy of your pie book. Bill Jabas

Kelly @ Barbaric Gulp! said...

So excited about this book!

Kelly Gardner

Katie Hayes said...

Katie Hayes at Tippin's pies. I already have your book, but my friend was super jealous when she saw mine. Her birthday is next week. What a fun present this would be!

Mel C said...

Thanks to your crust recipe, I won the blue ribbon in the Apple Pie contest at our local fair!

-Melanie Cole-

mommar6 said...

SandyRees

Becky S. said...

Rebecca Schulman (sorry if this somehow got posted twice)

bobcatsteph3 said...

Stephanie P. would love a cookbook!

Eloise said...
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Cecilia Corson said...

Thank you for sharing your live of pie with us!
Cecilia Corson

Tara Ludemann said...

I would love to win this! Tara Ludemann

the girlfriend gap said...

janita abbas oskaloosa iowa

I love PIE!!!! Iowa misses you :)

Dee Dee said...

I am known as a crazy pie lady.. Love spreading love and peace with pies!

Michaeline McConnell said...

Michaeline McConnell

Unknown said...

Porsche McGovern

Adam Hazlett said...

Adam Hazlett

LizW said...

I would love to win the book. Hope life is more joyful for you.
Liz Wicks

Sara Hoffman said...

My mother-in-law loaned me a copy of your Making Piece book to read before Easter. I grew up in Iowa and know what a healing, warm place it is. Thank you for sharing your story that shows all of us that, although we don't know how we will move past tough times, we find a way. Especially by giving to others. Sara McCormack Hoffman

Timothy J. Shaw said...

We love pie and enjoyed your memoir, "Making Piece" -- received our copy via Barnes & Noble. Had a Strawberry & Danish Glaze pie for "Pi Day". Be well and do good work!
Timothy & Rebecca Shaw, Niles, Michigan

living.boondockingmexico said...

Blueberry crumble looks great. I'm glad to see you're doing so well. Saludos de Mexico. Chris Bauer

Russell Stewart said...

Russell Stewart would love the cookbook

coradcor said...

Margaret Wood...Woody and I bought your book for the La Crosse Public Library at the November Holiday Gala for the honor of being the first to check it out! Time for my own copy? Hope so!

LittleMoreEachDay said...

I confess I've never made my own pie crust. This book looks like a gorgeous place to start!
Jessica Snowden

Linda Harris said...

I cant wait to get this book!!! Win or Lose I will get it!!!

Mary Purdy said...

" Making Piece " resonated with my grief experience, finding pie making consoling. I used several of your recipes from " Ms American Pie " to make pies for the National Pie Day celebration at River Lights Bookstore in Dubuque.I would share additional books.

Allen said...

Allen Kienzler Met you at your Iowa Pie stand a few years ago. Take care,,

Frances Gentry said...

Fran Gentry

ajympt said...

Teresa Youngquist

Megan Shelton said...

Meg powell. I cannot put your memoir down. I need more pie in my world. I moved from a pie loving family to a culture of cake eaters and i cant even buy pie at a bakery. My bucket list includes learning to make good pie!

bluct57 said...

Jean Powell Luadzers here from Missouri. Your Ms American Pie book is still my Go-To pie book. If I won a copy I would have one to share with my first pie teacher, I know he would love to have your book in his collection if I so chose to part with it to him.

Kathy Ford said...

Kathy Ford- sad I won't be able to stop by the American Gothic House for pie!!

keb said...

Kris Bruno!

Susan DeGryse said...

Susan DeGryse

Beth M Howard said...

Larry's Photos -- you are one of the winners! Please contact me with your mailing address.

Beth M Howard said...

Karen Wirima and Jane Adams -- you are winners of my cookbook. Please send me your mailing address. Email me beth (at) theworldneedsmorepie (dot) com

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