Tag Archives forpie crust

How To Make The Perfect Pie Crust

how to make homemade pies from scratch starting with the crust

What is the first thing we say when asked:  “How’s the pie?”  We always comment on the crust:  “The crust just fell apart and was so flaky and tender.”  That is what every pie baker wants to hear.  And THAT is what scares many people away from making their own pie crust, and possibly their own pies. […]

Continue reading

Tender Shortening Pie Crust Recipe

Here's how to make a tender pie crust from scratch using shortening.

Some of my favorite desserts and treats are homemade pies. What makes a great pie? A tender crust that melts in your mouth, but one that’s also strong enough to hold whatever delicious pie filling you put into it. That’s what this tender shortening pie crust does. I hope you try the recipe. Tender Shortening […]

Continue reading

Flaky Pie Crust Recipe

Here's my favorite recipe for flaky pie crust.

Is there anything better than a flaky pie crust? If you’re in the mood to bake a pie, give this simple recipe a try. The key is minimal ingredients and as little handling as possible. I’ve tried to make the directions as clear as possible. Give it a try, but like with other “simple” recipes […]

Continue reading