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An Evening with Karlynn Johnston

Tuesday Nov 01 2016 7:00 pm, Winnipeg, Grant Park in the Atrium

Winnipeg launch of Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky: A Modern Bakerís Guide to Old-Fashioned Desserts (Appetite by Random House).

Old-fashioned favorites are paired alongside modern reimaginings in this nostalgic debut baking book from Karlynn Johnston of The Kitchen Magpie. Suitable for bakers of all skill levels and featuring over 125 delicious recipes, Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky is destined to become a much-loved addition to any family kitchen.

Included is the recipe that started it all: the (almost) lost prairie favorite, Flapper Pie. When Karlynn first posted this recipe on her blog it went viral, drawing enthusiastic and sentimental responses from people reminiscing about their childhood and family food memories.

Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky covers everything you need to know about being a modern-day old-fashioned baker. The recipes cover everything from cakes to candies, doughnuts to dainties, and pies to puddings, with the same gorgeous photography that has made The Kitchen Magpie a go-to blog for passionate home bakers.

As Karlynn writes in the introduction, "I was raised with the knowledge that food is love, family, tradition and the focal point of any occasion." This book is a delicious demonstration of Karlynn's wisdom -- one to be shared through the generations.

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Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky

- by Karlynn Johnston

Hardcover $32.95 - Add to Cart
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Combining long-forgotten classics with deliciously revamped recipes and stunning photography is what Karlynn Johnston is all about. In her anticipated first cookbook, Karlynn covers everything you need to know about being a modern-day old-fashioned baker: from setting up your kitchen and stocking your pantry, to making pie dough and releasing a Bundt cake from its pan.
 
Once you've got the basics covered, you'll be ready to bake time-honored desserts like Saskatoon Berry Pie, Thick and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies, and No-Bowl Chocolate Vinegar Cake. Then, jazz things up with these recipes' modern twists: White Chocolate Saskatoon Galette, Chocolate Buttercream-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Root Beer Float Cupcakes. And, of course, there's the recipe that started it all: the almost-lost Prairie favorite, Flapper Pie. When Karlynn first posted this recipe on her blog, it went viral, drawing enthusiastic and sentimental responses from readers everywhere who wanted to reminisce about their childhood and family food memories.
 
An approachable book for every skill level, Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky covers all the cherished bake goods from Karlynn and her family. Featuring more than 120 recipes from cakes to candies, doughnuts to dainties, and pies to puddings, with the same gorgeous photography that has made The Kitchen Magpie a go-to blog for passionate home bakers, this book is a delicious demonstration of the comfort and closeness that baking can bring. Flapper Pie and a Blue Prairie Sky is destined to become a classic to be shared through the generations.