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turning pie into
Jessica Leigh Clark-Bojin of Pies Are Awesome
is changing the industry with her pietraits.
Right: Jessica
Leigh Clark-Bojin
puts the finishing
touches on
one of her famed
piescrapers.
BY BRIAN AMICK
The world of baking has taken a turn for the visual.
With the rise in social media's relevance to a business's
success, bakers are looking to create treats for not just
the taste buds, but the eyes as well.
One person who understands that well is Jessica Leigh
Clark-Bojin. The pie maker who blogs about her creations
under the name Pies Are Awesome has become world
famous for her detailed pies. Also known as @ThePieous
on social media, Clark-Bojin has been enchanting pie
lovers with her epic pie art creations since 2016. She
has appeared as a judge on The Today Show and Food
Network, as well as in hundreds of print and online publications,
and has worked with major names in popular
culture like Star Wars and Marvel.
Now, she is bringing her pies to an even bigger audience
with the release of a new book, which hit bookshelves
on Nov. 9. Pies Are Awesome: The Definitive Pie Art
Book: Step-by-Step Designs for All Occasions features
groundbreaking decorating techniques and 25 pie art
projects that are centered around cherished celebrations
throughout the entire year.
The ample step-by-step photos take you through ClarkBojin's
easy-to-follow pie art techniques, while the friendly
and funny writing style encourages experimentation and
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creative discovery. Pies Are Awesome also includes tricks
for working with your own tried-and-true dough recipes
and store-bought dough; modifications to personalize
projects; and online resources for printable templates,
pie communities, friendly challenges and more.
The book arrived at just the right time with holiday
season upon us. Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah
are covered in detail, but so are many more celebrations
that take place throughout the year. From year-round
events such as birthdays and weddings to cultural holidays
like Diwali and Día de los Muertos, Clark-Bojin
structured the book around celebrations for a specific
reason.
" To me, the whole point of decorative pies is that it
makes people happy, " she says. " Pies are awesome on
their own - they're delicious, they're nostalgic, people
have strong connections to them, especially when it
comes to the pies of their family and cherished family
recipes. But when you can combine that with some kind
of visual subject matter that is going to put a massive
smile on a person's face, that just amps up the awesome. "
Adding to the fun of the book, Pies Are Awesome
even received a foreword from legendary pastry chef
and television personality Duff Goldman. Previously,
PHOTOGRAPHY BY PIES ARE AWESOME
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