The official tie-in to Broadway's hit musical Waitress, featuring the recipes for 3 dozen of the show's most evocative and delicious pies. In the cult classic movie-turned-Broadway production, the eternally optimistic protagonist of Waitress expresses her hopes, dreams, fears, and frustrations through the whimsically named pies she bakes each morning. Sugar, Butter, Flour celebrates this art of baking from the heart, with foolproof and flavorful pies for seduction, pies for mending a broken heart, pies for celebrating new beginnings and pies for all the little milestones that come afterwards. Taking its inspiration from the iconic mile-high pies of the diner case, Sugar, Butter, Flour offers an array of showstopping pies, each with a twist that puts it over the top; from rum-spiked cookie crusts to hidden layers of passion fruit preserves, these are familiar favorites with hidden depths. The ideal gift for anyone who has ever eaten her feelings or baked away the blues, Sugar, Butter, Flour proves there's a perfect pie for every occasion - and that everything looks better with pie.
Jenna Hunterson is the proprietor and chief baker of Lulu's, a pie emporium renowned for its fanciful and fall-down delicious pies, each one baked from the heart. Jenna is proud as punch to have been the inspiration for the much-loved movie Waitress, starring Keri Russell and Nathan Fillion, and now a hit Broadway musical of the same name featuring music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles. Jenna lives with her daughter Lulu in a small American town somewhere in our imaginations.