Camden, Maine (Vocus) March 24, 2010
Whoopie pies could be declared the official Maine dessert. Many people assert that the round chocolate confection originated there, although Pennsylvania actually has an equally strong claim to that honor. No matter—aficionados in both locales never tire of the giant sandwich-style sweets, and these comfort food treats are enjoying a renaissance as bakeries across the country and online offer gourmet versions. This fun and funky book, Making Whoopies!, is a wide-ranging, lighthearted look at whoopie pies and the folks who love them.
This book tells everything you want to know about the whoopie pie and includes 16 tried-and-true recipes that will make your mouth water. It could inspire a baking spree that your friends and family will reap the benefits of.
Nancy Griffin has been a freelance writer for more than 20 years, writing for newspapers, magazines, and trade publications. Before that, she was a newspaper and wire service reporter and editor. Nancy is the author of two previous books. She also has taught workshops on writing and newsletter publishing for the University of Maine in Augusta. A lifelong whoopie pie lover, she can often be found munching one of these classic treats while writing (or driving, or sitting in the house with a cup of coffee) and she has even been known to share, but not often. Her home is in Thomaston, Maine.
Making Whoopies! is published by Down East Books of Camden, Maine. Available in June wherever the best books are sold or directly from Down East Books 800-685-7962; http://www.makingwhoopies.net.
The Official Whoopie Pie Book
Down East Books
Sewn paperback; die-cut $12.95
112 pages and 50 Color photos, 7” x 7”
About Down East Books
Based in Camden, Maine, Down East Books is a subsidiary of Down East Magazine, delivering authoritative and entertaining information about all things Maine.