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Taste Canada 2021

You Wanna Piece of Me?
More than 100 Seriously Tasty Recipes for Sweet and Savory Pies
By (author): Jenell Parsons
Jenell Parsons


Appetite by Random House



Product Form:



General Trade
Nov 17, 2020
$35.00 CAD


10.25in x 8.21 x 0.98 in | 2.65 lb

Page Count:

296 pages
Appetite by Random House
COOKING / Courses & Dishes / Pies
“Killer pies you don’t want to miss.”—GUY FIERI

Grab a great big slice of Guy’s favorite pie, featured on Food Network’s DINERS, DRIVE-INS AND DIVES, with easy-to-follow, phenomenal-tasting pie recipes of all kinds.

Is there anything better than a tender, flaky pie still warm from the oven? This Pi Day, bake the best pie of your life with the incredible recipes in You Wanna Piece of Me? 

With more than 100 recipes for savory and sweet pies, there is a pie here for absolutely everyone. Start with a pie dough like no other—the Double Butter Crust—then riff on classic pies, like Apple Brown Butter or Lemon Meringue Pie; or try a crazy-delicious new creation like Bacon Cheeseburger Pie, Raspberry Custard Crumble, or the Fat Elvis (a mind-blowing chocolate banana caramel pie smothered in peanut butter whipped cream). Included inside are endless options for vegetable, fish, chicken, beef and lamb pies, as well as fruit, cream, nut, chocolate and more! Gluten free options? Absolutely. Vegan recipes? So many. You’ll be having pie for breakfast, lunch, dinner and, obviously, dessert! Not to mention creative recipes you won’t find anywhere else, for things like Handpies, Pie Pop Tarts or Pie Poutine—perfect for using up the dough scraps you’ll have lying around after you’ve made the most AMAZING pie.

You Wanna Piece of Me? gives you everything you need to make jaw-dropping pies like a pro: a comprehensive guide to tools and ingredients, step-by-step recipes and photos for flawless crusts every time), tips and tricks for edges and tops (braids! lattices! roses!), crumbles, sauces, and sugars, and so much more!

Fire up your oven and hand out the forks—it’s time to stuff your pie hole!

PIE IS IN!: Never before have we been so into pie—and this book makes it more accessible than ever, while really pushing what’s possible with pie pastry.

PLAYFUL PACKAGE: With a fun 50s-diner-inspired design and Jenell’s spunky, funny writing style, these pun-packed recipes are fun to read and easy to follow.

BULLETPROOF RECIPES: Everyone who has tasted or made these carefully tested recipes reports that the results are unbelievably delicious. Jenell has truly mastered the art of pie, and shares all her tips and tricks here.

FANS WITH CLOUT: The Pie Hole was featured on Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives in 2019, and the Food Network named it one of the top 10 spots for pie in the country.

JENELL PARSONS was over her day job and ready for the next adventure when she decided to turn her hobby of making pie into a business: the now multi-award-winning Pie Hole. Now with three locations, and an online store, there’s no stopping what Guy Fieri calls Jenell’s “whole different level of pie.” Jenell lives in Vancouver with her husband, daughter, and dogs.

Author Residence: Vancouver, BC

Marketing: Canadian Plans:

Digital advertising - explore book trailer

Video assets - how to make the perfect crust

Influencer mailing to Jenell and Appetite’s network

Holiday baking priority title

US Plans:

Outreach to women’s lifestyle magazines such as Woman’s Day, Woman’s World and Good Housekeeping and Readers Digest

Pitch content to outlets such as Cherry Bombe, Bake from Scratch, Food 52  

Social promotion 

Google display ads  

Publicity: Recipe excerpts for women’s, home, lifestyle magazines and digital

Pitch for gift guides

Remote print interviews with outlets like Hello, Postmedia, Globe and Mail

TV, print and radio campaign capturing her home BC market

Explore and evaluate national media opportunities out of Toronto (TBC)

Pie making classes tied into the book at shops

Feature Website: www.thepiehole.com/

Author Social Media: Instagram, Twitter: @thepiehole Facebook: @ThePieHoleVan

Praise for The Pie Hole:
“The Pie Hole has some killer pies you don’t want to miss. And if you tell me you don’t dig it, I’ll tell you to shut your pie hole!” —GUY FIERI

Praise for You Wanna Piece of Me?:

“When I think of pie, I think of good old-fashioned, warm, cozy, home cooking filled with LOVE. And I think of my mom, my granny, and my best friend (who makes the messiest but most filled with love pies ever). Just a few pages into this book, I got the same feeling I did with my own cookbook: that food is love (or in this case, pie is love.) Not to mention, the photography is out of this world, and Jenell’s quirky quotes will give you a little giggle. I can’t wait to make memories with this book.” —JILLIAN HARRIS

“Jenell knows pies—from classic baking techniques to innovative flavors and pairings. And now you can create The Pie Hole magic at home with her delicious, foolproof recipes!” —TESSA HUFF, AUTHOR OF LAYERED AND ICING ON THE CAKE

“This book is full of useful tips and tricks, and the recipes are as down to earth as they are full of spunk! Whatever comfort food you can think of, Jenell turns it into a pie! It’s sweet, it’s fun, it’s vintage—and you want a piece of it!” —MIJUNE PAK, FOOD CRITIC AND FOOD NETWORK CANADA PERSONALITY

“If pie is your religion, you’ll definitely be worshipping at Jenell Parsons’ altar! You Wanna Piece of Me? is the most inspiring and visually captivating pie bible out there! Pick up a copy and start leading a very pie-us life!” —ROSIE DAYKIN, AUTHOR OF BUTTER BAKED GOODS, BUTTER CELEBRATES! AND LET ME FEED YOU

"Parsons offers readers the secrets behind her Guy Fieri-approved savoury and sweet pies. From bacon cheeseburgers to raspberry crumble plus an Elvis-inspired confection and even a poutine pie, no flavour combo is off the table."— CHATELAINE

"Don't mess with Jenell Parsons, owner of The Pie Hole...she brings her a-game with You Wanna Piece of Me?."—THE SPRUCE EATS

"From pastry to plate, get guided on bringing the signature smells and tastes of The Pie Hole into your very own kitchen."—VITA

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