Tuesday, March 25, 2014

3/25 TEENY LAMOTHE, TEENY’S TOUR OF PIE, ANTHONY DIAS BLUE, BLUE LIFESTYLE

TEENY LAMOTHE - PIE MAKER & COOKBOOK AUTHOR - TEENY’S TOUR OF PIE: A COOKBOOK MASTERING THE ART OF PIE

TEENY’S TOUR OF PIE: A Cookbook: Mastering the Art of Pie in 67 Recipes  is a love letter to a celebrated dessert (arguably America’s favorite—what’s more American than apple pie?) from a young woman determined to take her education in her own hands and learn more about baking than pastry school could offer.  In one year,  blogger and would-be baker Teeny Lamothe sent herself on a traveling apprenticeship throughout the United States, baking under the guidance of regional experts and in this debut book she shares the invaluable real-world know-how, and the recipes, these mentors taught her along the way.

The result of her total-pie-immersion is a completely fresh take on the classics.   Complete with regional specialties (the Derby, the Shoofly, the Key lime) and lore, personal musings and revelations, gorgeous food photography and intimate Instagram-style snapshots, TEENY’S TOUR OF PIE has more than 55 recipes for traditional and original pies and more than 10 crusts.

Now, an official Lady Pie Baker, Teeny runs her Washington, D.C. based wholesale and custom pie-baking business, with the motto “Eat pie. Be happy. Eat more pie.”   Among the clever tricks up her sleeves, Teeny makes cookies from her crust! Pies have long held North Americans in their thrall. Pies are traditional, homespun, and speak of a simpler time—of blue-ribbon bake-offs and country fairs, of hot pies cooling on a breezy windowsill. These nostalgic, comforting desserts—and their savory kin—never go out of style.

Teeny Lamothe has written about pie for—and been featured in—the Huffington Post, Relish, CakeSpy, Refinery29, The Kitchn, and other print and online publications. She lives in Washington, D.C., where she runs her wholesale and custom pie-baking business, Teeny Pies, with the motto "eat pie. be happy. eat more pie."


ANTHONY DIAS BLUE – FOOD, WINE, SPIRITS AND TRAVEL EXPERT, AUTHOR, COLUMNIST, TV AND RADIO PERSONALITY - BLUE LIFESTYLE

Anthony Dias Blue is recognized worldwide as a leading food, wine, spirits and travel expert. Mr. Blue is a published author, columnist, TV and radio personality and his company runs food and wine events and competitions. His award-winning work spans all forms of media and is circulated to more than 30,000,000 consumers each month.

Radio - Mr. Blue's consumer-oriented food and wine critiques, The Lifestyle Minute, are broadcast several times daily on KABC in Los Angeles and on WCBS radio in New York.  In 2001, the first year it was entered, he won a James Beard award for his radio show. In 2011 he launched a two-hour nationally-syndicated talk show called Blue Lifestyle that currently airs in more than one hundred markets across the country. It is also heard on XM Radio.

Print - For 26 years, Mr. Blue was Wine & Spirits Editor of Bon Appétit, the largest circulation food publication in the United States. In 2007, in partnership with Meridith May, he bought a beverage trade magazine called Patterson’s. Now re-named THE TASTING PANEL, this lively national magazine has become the highest-circulation and most talked-about beverage industry publication.  Mr. Blue’s words have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines including The New York Times, The San Jose Mercury News, The International Herald Tribune, GQ, House & Garden, American Way, Decanter, The Robb Report, Travel and Leisure, Elle, Elegant Brides, Forbes, Cigar Aficionado, Virtuoso Life and Celebrated Living, among others.

Books - Mr. Blue has written nine books including The Complete Book of Mixed Drinks, The Complete Book of Spirits, and Anthony Dias Blue’s Pocket Guide to Wine.

Competitions - Mr. Blue is Executive Director of the San Francisco International Wine Competition, the nation’s largest and most prestigious wine judging event, and he is Founding Director of the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, the first comprehensive, international spirits competition in the United States. In 1988, Mr. Blue was selected for the James Beard Who's Who in Food Award, in 2000 he was nominated for a James Beard Award as “Wine & Spirits Personality of the Year.”  He won the 1997 “Communicator of the Year Award” from the International Wine & Spirits Competition in London.

Events - Blue lifestyle has become one of the nation’s most successful producers of wine and food events, creating large trade tasting, wine seminars, lunches and dinners for wineries, associations and spirits companies around the world. Anthony Dias Blue graduated from Amherst College in Massachusetts and resides in Pacific Palisades, California.  Mr. Blue and his wife, Kathryn, have four children.

www.bluelifestyle.com

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