On January 15, 2013, Martin Luther King Jr. would have celebrated his eighty-fourth birthday. For a great many reasons, his absence is felt by all, but nowhere more profoundly than in the homes and hearts of his family.
When I first started at Abrams a few weeks ago, I was excited to see the rich and exciting variety of cookbooks I would be working on. One of the first books I picked up was Gesine Bullock-Prado’s Pie It Forward. I was eager to give it a read because I have always been very interested in (although a little intimidated by) baking from scratch.