Byline: Renee Enna
John T. Edge captures two classic dishes from the American kitchen in "Apple Pie" and "Fried Chicken" (G.P. Putnam, $18.95 each). The subtitle for each is appropriately "An American Story." The books read like travelogues as Edge uncovers the myriad variations of each dish from region to region. Example: Green with Chile Envy Pie from 78-year-old Scot Robinson _ aka Senor Pie _ of Albuquerque. The books are sold at some Barnes & Noble bookstores and online at amazon.com.
We tend to be skeptical about baking with sugar substitutes, but Equal Sugar Lite, a blend of …