First Prize Pies
Allison Kave made pies as a hobby, until one day her boyfriend convinced her to enter a Brooklyn pie-making contest. She won. In fact, her pies were such a hit that she turned pro.
First Prize Pies, a boutique, made-to-order pie business that originated on New York's Lower East Side, has become synonymous with tempting and unusual confections. For the home baker who is passionate about seasonal ingredients and loves a creative approach to recipes, First Prize Pies serves up 52 weeks of seasonal and eclectic pastries in an interesting pie-a-week format. Clear instructions, technical tips and creative encouragement guide novice bakers as well as pie mavens. With its nostalgia-evoking photos of homemade pies fresh out of the oven, First Prize Pies will be as giftable as it is practical.