"So don't let inexperience, shyness or a tiny kitchen stop you. Pick a party and start planning it...."
-- Betty Crocker's Hostess Cookbook (1967)
Vintage cookbooks often contain sage pieces of advice and words of wisdom. Above is sample taken from Linda's treasured library of cookbooks.
I was in a grumpy mood until I came here! – Sammy
The lemon bomb cookies are the best in the whole world. Thanx!
Woke up craving one of your pies!! Had to come get one! Thanks – Steve
I have not had a peanut butter sandwich this good since my mother passed 20 years ago. -- Neil
Wow!! I never knew a sandwich would be so awesome. Thank you for being here, I’ll be back. Blessings – Marti
Simply stunning! Best sandwich shop in the nation! -- Elder Danny
Meeting ‘the boss’ was pleasurable. Eating her ‘ware’ was a scrumptious experience. Meeting her ‘staff’ made us understand what ‘group success’ means. Good folks, good food. – Larry & Judy
What ambrosia! Worth the trip. Continue blessing people Linda –- Patty (IN)
Best bakery I have experienced! You bring magic to the oven and therefore magic to my belly – Cath (GA)
A very dreamy pie place. –- Nancy & Dick
Everyone brags about the quality/variety of food in New York City, but nothing holds a candle to this place. My only regret is that we didn’t try EVERYTHING! – Jill & Ira (NYC)
Your carrot cake is my favorite food on the planet.
The chocolate filled cupcakes and the red velvet ones are the absolute best in town! I have tried many places in East Lansing and Lansing, and NOTHING compares. They are fabulous!! –- D.C.
I took one of your menus and read from cover to cover and circled everything on it that I want to taste before I die! –- Linda
We live in Los Angeles and the pies there can’t compare! Don’t be surprised if all our friends from California start to show up at your door! -- Martha & Nate (CA)
One hour to drive here. Hope to come back often – no matter the price of gas. The pie is the best!-- Bob & Kathie
Saw your article in an insert in a local small town newspaper given to us by my 92 year old mother. We drove from Cuyahoga Falls, OH (about 268 miles). It was definitely worth the drive!! -- Ray & Mary (OH)
I love this cherry pie. I want it to last forever -- Richard
I enjoyed my visit to the bakery. Your staff and the customers were friendly and delightful. I love the Harvest Sandwich and the Coconut cream pie. – Jean
Fantastic experience and culinary delight. Well worth the drive from Detroit -- P & D
I read your article in American Profile. It brought tears to my eyes as it reminded me of my parents shop in Minnesota. –- David
I'm addicted to Lemon Ginger cookies! Awesome -- Deb
I just can’t describe the joy I feel each time I come into your shop. Thank you for sharing your gift of fabulous baking and love. You are amazing! – LeAnn
Keep those desserts coming...Lovely! -- Geo
We saw the article on your shop in our local newspaper The Napa Register. Since we are in Michigan visiting we had to try your pie. It was worth the trip! – Bill & Marianne (CA)
We've talked about stopping at Sweetie Pies all year and look for forward to coming back. What a great stop! -- DALMAC rider
For Christmas this year my daughter decided to leave a Holiday Pie for Santa instead of cookies. She figured if she left the pie she would get more presents from Santa.
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