"Give a Piece a Chance." — Books. Blog. Pie Classes. And a Pinch of Activism.


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CW IOWA LIVE (DES MOINES) Beth does regular pie demos live on morning show. BlueberryRhubarbPeach Crumble. Ongoing 2016

BBC NEWS (WORLD) Beth makes a pie while discussing politics with her Iowa neighbors 29 January 2016

FMC BROADCAST, FAIRFIELD, IOWA An interview with Beth about World Piece & pie demo 3 Dec 2015

HALLMARK CHANNEL, HOME & FAMILY Beth gives Cristina Ferrare a pie lesson 1 July 2014

GOOD DAY, NEW MEXICO Beth is interviewed in Albuquerque about her new cookbook 7 May 2014

FOX 4 NEWS, KANSAS CITY Beth demonstrates her pie-making technique 1 May 2014

GREAT DAY DALLAS Beth gives the hosts a lesson in making apple pie 24 April 2014

NEWS 4 JAX: A BOOK AND A COOK Jacksonville, Florida program interviews Beth about Making Piece 19 October 2013

ONLY IN AMERICAN WITH LARRY THE CABLE GUY on the HISTORY CHANNEL “Larry vs. the Killer Bees” episode, Beth’s segment begins at the 18:46 mark 15 May 2013

IOWA PUBLIC TELEVISION “IOWA INGREDIENT Beth’s pie classes & Pitchfork Pie Stand are showcased  2 March 2013

CNN ANDERSON COOPER 360 Delivering sweet comfort to Newtown 21 December 2012

MARIE! Beth appears in two segments on Marie Osmond’s new talk show, a sit down interview about her book & a pie lesson for Marie 8 October 2012

CBS “THIS MORNING” Correspondent Michelle Miller visits Eldon, IA and helps Beth make pie in the American Gothic House 11 June 2012

DAYTIME, nationally syndicated lifestyle show, Beth demos how to make a pie 1 May 2012

CW 6 SAN DIEGO LIVING, live pie demo and interview with Beth 24 April 2012

KCAL 9 CBS Local Los Angeles live sit down interview about Making Piece 22 April 2012

ABC 7 LIVE San Francisco, Beth’s “inspirational story of loss & survival using pie” 16 April 2012

KING-5 TV “New Day NW” in Seattle, Host Margaret Larson gets a pie lesson from Beth 12 April 2012

KATU-TV, “AM Northwest” in Portland, Beth gives an apple pie demo 9 April 2012

KTVO-TV (CBS affiliate, Southeast Iowa) airs a news segment on Beth’s pie class for 60 high school students 31 January 2012

KHQA-TV (ABC-7) in Quincy, Illinois highlights Beth and the Pitchfork Pie Stand in its news segment 25 July 2011

BETTER TV airs two segments: Beth’s pie tips & Beth’s life in the American Gothic House 23 February and 23 March 2011

WHO-TV, Des Moines, Iowa (NBC affiliate) Live 5-minute pie making demo 14 August 2010


NEW YORK TIMES “Masterpiece Rental: My Life in the American Gothic House” feature in Arts Section 19 May 2018

THE TELEGRAPH (Platinum Magazine) MUMBAI Coverage of Beth’s World Piece stop in India July 2015

THE DAILY MAIL, UK  About Beth moving out of the American Gothic House 18 September 2014

DES MOINES REGISTER Columnist Kyle Munson breaks the news that Beth is moving 17 September 2014

VIRGIN AUSTRALIA INFLIGHT MAGAZINE Beth is featured in a pie story July 2014 issue

MIAMI HERALD Rave review of Beth’s cookbook, “Ms American Pie” (nationally syndicated article) 1 July 2014

NAPA VALLEY REGISTER Beth’s cookbook and pie philosophy get a nice write up 30 June 2014

RADISH MAGAZINE Beth is on the cover of this weekly insert in Moline Dispatch newspaper 30 June 2014

QUAD CITY TIMES “Pie Lady Ready for a Break to do Some Writing” 29 June 2014

KANSAS CITY STAR Food writer Kimberly Stern writes a deeply personal piece about meeting Beth 13 May 2014

PHOENIX TIMES/CHOW BELLA “10 Lessons Learned While Baking an Apple Pie with Beth Howard” 16 April 2014

SUEDDEUTSCHE ZEITUNG A feature on Beth in Germany’s largest newspaper 29 March 2014

SUCCESSFUL FARMING A nice plug for Beth’s new cookbook March 2014 issue

COUNTRY WOMAN The Oct/Nov issue features Beth on the cover! On newsstands 10 September 2013

EDIBLE IOWA Cover story on pie featuring Beth September 2013

NEW YORK TIMES Frugal Traveler, “Eating in Iowa” Pitchfork Pie Stand mention 14 August 2013

BETTER HOMES & GARDENS “Celebrate America” roundup, page 18  July 2013 issue

AAA LIVING MAGAZINE “Slice of Life” — See Page 45  May/June 2013

MIDWEST LIVING “Best of the Midwest 2013” Travel Guide, Pitchfork Pie Stand featured 2nd year in a row  2013 issue

OTTUMWA COURIER Pie Lady Returns from Newtown 18 March 2013

NEWTOWN BEE Beth Visits Connecticut to Teach Pie & Life Lessons, Extra images appear in YouTube slideshow 14 March 2013

TORONTO SUN The Power of Pie, National Pie Day  23 January 2013

NEW JERSEY STAR LEDGER Baking 250 pies in NJ to deliver to Newtown, CT 18 December 2012

USA WEEKEND Beth is featured in the “Happy as Pie” cover story and online sidebars: Where to BakeWhere to Buy and Pitchfork Pie Stand Apple Pie Recipe 26 August 2012

GUIDEPOSTS “A Heavenly Hint: Bake Homemade Pies” article about Beth August 2012

SAN ANGELO STANDARD-TIMES Rashda Kahn reviews “Making Piece” in her “Family Table” column 12 June 2012

LOS ANGELES TIMES, front page article “At Home in a Piece of History” 1 May 2012

REAL SIMPLE magazine feature “Miss American Pie” in the May 2012 issue 13 April 2012

SEATTLE TIMES features Beth “Finding a New Life Through Pie” 9 April 2002

THE OREGONIAN does a Q & A with Beth about her book and about pie 6 April 2012

DES MOINES REGISTER gives “Making Piece” a glowing review 25 March 2012

OTTUMWA COURIER writes about Beth’s book launch 23 March 2012

PORTLAND TRIBUNE Jen Anderson’s article, “Portland’s Pie Ambassador Makes Piece” 22 March 2012

COUNTRY LIVING MAGAZINE Beth and her pie stand appear in the March issue 14 February 2012

OTTUMWA COURIER runs a front page story (“Easy as Pie”) on Beth’s pie class to 60 high school students 1 February 2012

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES’ SPIRIT MAGAZINE August issue is dedicated to pie, with “Home Sweet Home” feature on Beth 1 August 2011

THE EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE Alumni Magazine includes a profile on their pie-baking alum, Beth Spring/Summer 2011

OUR IOWA magazine features Beth in “Why I Came Back to Iowa” column, June/July issue 1 June 2011

MIDWEST LIVING features Beth’s “pie heals grief” story in its May/June issue 20 April 2011

NATURAL HEALTH magazine features Beth’s essay on baking pie in the American Gothic House 18 March 2011

BETTER HOMES & GARDENS “This American Pie” profiles Beth’s pie blog November 2010

DES MOINES REGISTER columnist Kyle Munson front-page feature “American Gothic House Meets America’s Pie Lady” 11 October 2010

PORTLAND TRIBUNE “And Let Them Eat PIE!” Front page feature 25 March 2010


KOST-FM 103.5 LOS ANGELES Ellen K Morning Show talks with Beth about the “Feel Good” effects of pie 14 March 2018

IOWA PUBLIC RADIO Beth on “Talk of Iowa” recapping her World Piece journey 5 Oct 2015

NPR MORNING EDITION Beth talks about what it was like to live in the American Gothic House 18 September 2014

NPR ON-POINT Beth is part of a discussion on why Americans are “pie people” 25 July 2014

THE WOMEN’S EYE Host Stephanie Gualandi interviews Beth about her story & pie 21 June 2014

WOR, JOAN HAMBURG SHOW Joan interviews Beth and discovers they have personal connections in New York 13 May 2014

KRUU-FM Cheryl Fusco Johnson of The Studio with Cheryl interviews Beth about her new book & book tour 19 May 2014

IOWA PUBLIC RADIO, TALK OF IOWA Charity Nebbe interviews Beth for the full hour on her daily talk show 8 May 2014

DINING AROUND, TALK 910 AM, SAN FRANCISCO Joel Riddell talks pie with Beth on his popular show 12 April 2014

ELVIS DURAN SHOW (SYNDICATED NATIONAL RADIO) Beth named “Badass Chick of the Day” 19 December 2012

MARTHA STEWART LIVING “BOOK TALK RADIO” Live interview with Beth about “Making Piece” on Sirius XM 12 October 2012

WUWM PUBLIC RADIO (NPR Milwaukee) Mitch Teich interviews Beth about how “Pie Heals All Wounds” 11 July 2012

NPR “TELL ME MORE” Vivana Hurtado interviews Beth about her book 27 June 2012

CBS RADIO “THE OSGOOD FILE” Charles Osgood does his take on the CBS-TV segment 14 June 2012

CANADIAN BROADCASTING “AS IT HAPPENS” radio interview about life in the AGH 21 May 2012

KRUU-FM “WRITER’S VOICES” Interview with Beth about her book & the writing process 18 May 2012

IOWA PUBLIC RADIO “TALK OF IOWA” Beth gives host Charity Nebbe a pie lesson 26 March 2012

KRUU-FM James Moore interviews Beth about “Making Piece” 23 March 2012

NPR, DICK GORDON OF “THE STORY” interviews Beth about pie & life in the American Gothic House (Segment starts at 31 min mark) 15 Dec 2011

KCMO TALK RADIO (Fox AM station, Kansas City)  “Live from Jasper’s Kitchen” 6 August 2011

IOWA PUBLIC RADIO “Talk of Iowa” interviews Beth about living in Iowa and making pie 25 July 2011

CANADIAN BROADCASTING’S “DAY SIX” features Beth’s op/ed piece on pie/cupcakes 28 January 2011

NPR WEEKEND EDITION Interview with host Liane Hansen about Beth’s pie-heals-grief quest 23 January 2011


PARIS MATCH Vivre au coeur d’une oeuvre d’art dans la ferme d’American Gothic 20 March 2018

COUNTRY LIVING My Dad Told Me Never to Marry a Farmer 23 August 2016

COUNTRY LIVING  10 Things I Learned from Renovating a Farmhouse 25 July 2016

AOL.COM/HUFFINGTON POST LIVE On Beth’s move out of the American Gothic House 19 September 2014

KIRSTY TV Two segments: Baking Therapy interview and Pie Lesson with Beth 28 November 2013

THE LIBERATION ARTIST Feature Friday Interview with Beth 23 August 2013

ABOUT.COM – USA TRAVEL “As American as Gothic & Pie” feature 2012/2013

CNN.COM EATOCRACY Bringing Healing to Newtown, One Pie at a Time 19 December 2012

ABC NEWS/GOOD MORNING AMERICA Pie Makers Focus on Newtown 19 December 2012

THE ATLANTIC  (ONLINE) The Adventure Traveler Who Lives in the American Gothic House 18 December 2012

LEITE’S CULINARIA This popular food blog excerpts prologue from “Making Piece” with pie recipe 9 October 2012

AOL HOME PAGE, YOU’VE GOT… Video Series, “Beth Howard’s Got the Healing Power of Pie” 2 May 2012

THE DAILY MEAL Video interview with Beth about her book and pie philosophy  4 April 2012

TODAY SHOW WEBSITE Guest blog post, “How Pie Saved My Life” 27 March 2012

KOHLER — Video of Beth using the new cast iron sink they donated to the American Gothic House and promotes it in a press release 15 November 2011

CAMPING ROAD TRIP.COM features Beth’s pie quest and her RV travels 9 September 2011

READERS DIGEST FOR iPAD  Beth’s blog featured in “Websites We Love” section  1 Sept 2011

CULINATE.COM features Beth’s Pie Making Tips 10 May 2011

NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY BLOG highlights TWNMP in its roundup of food blogs and food memoirs 17 March 2011

LA WEEKLY announces book deal for “Making Piece: A Memoir about Love, Loss, and Pie” 23 February 2011

HUFFINGTON POST travel piece on Eldon, Iowa and Beth’s pies made in the American Gothic House 29 November 2010

THE ART OF THE RURAL BLOG post “Behind the Curtain of the American Gothic” 12 January 2011

NEW YORK TIMES “Diner’s Journal” lists Beth’s pie blog in “What We’re Reading” column 18 November 2010

DES MOINES REGISTER columnist Kyle Munson Blog – VIDEO: Beth gives tour of American Gothic House (accompanied front-page feature) 11 October 2010