The KPTS – Channel 8 documentary about pies called “The Pie Way…Kansas Style,” with Beth Bower, is a hit!
Like to bake? Make a one-time pledge of $96 and receive a copy of “The Pie Way…Kansas Style Documentary,” on DVD, “The Pie Way…Kansas Style Cookbook,” KPTS Passport Membership (watch PBS/KPTS shows anytime/anywhere), and a KPTS 2-for1 Member Card. Or, for a one-time pledge of $75 you will receive a copy of “The Pie Way…Kansas Style Cookbook.”

“This project was so much fun,” said Bower. “I learned about many great places to sample pies in Kansas, and tips and techniques to make my own pies better. I hope people will enjoy both the pie documentary and the cookbook!”

The following restaurants and professionals are featured in the documentary and cookbook: Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies, Park City; Bradley’s Corner Café, Topeka; Chef Gregory Cole, MSL, Butler Community College; Carriage Crossing Restaurant & Bakery, Yoder; Denise Neil, The Wichita Eagle; Dianne Qualls, The Pie Lady; Inman Harvest Café, Inman; LaVon’s Bakery and BBQ, Buhler; Spear’s Restaurant & Pie Shop, Wichita; and The Breadbasket Restaurant & Bakery, Newton.

Congratulations to the following people who were winners in the KPTS Pie Contest. Their scrumptious recipes are featured in “The Pie Way…Kansas Style Cookbook.” Fruit Pie Winner: Vicki Mobley, Wichita, Blue Ribbon Cherry Pie; Fruit Pie Runner-Up: Steph Hilger, Colwich, Creamy Peach Pie; Meringue Pie Winner: Jeana Wakefield, Douglass, Lemon Meringue Cheesecake; Meringue Pie Runner-Up: Rose Myers, Wichita, Grandma Rose’s Peanut Butter Pie; Specialty Pie Winner: Carola Ratzlaff, Moundridge, Mango Pie; Specialty Pie Runner-Up: Catherine Leslie, Wichita, Sweet Potato Pecan Pie; Sugar-Free Pie Winner: Peg Bowman, Wichita, Pineapple Pistachio Greek Yogurt Pie; Sugar-Free Pie Runner-Up: Danielle Fells, Mulvane, Cinnamon Crusted Pumpkin Pie; Whipped Cream Pie Winner: Danielle Fells, Mulvane, Kansas Stout Chocolate Pie; and Whipped Cream Pie Runner-Up: Peg Bowman, Wichita, Peanut Butter Cream Pie.

In March 2019, The Pie Way….Kansas Style

Cookbook and DVD won several awards from the Kansas Professional Communicators.

Many thanks to the following sponsors who made this documentary and cookbook possible: