Pie Crust

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinWe went blueberry picking recently and got a ton of blueberries.  So we made blueberry muffins and blueberry pie — a family favorite.  We like blueberries so much that I once tried to plant several bushes in my yard but it was a constant struggle with the wildlife.  I would watch out my window…

Vegan Apple Pie

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedinIt took me a long time to learn how to make my own pie crust.  It was very frustrating trying different recipes — all promising to be “perfect” and “fool-proof.” I tried vodka, apple cider vinegar, rolling it between parchment paper, pressing it in, you name it.  Then I learned that the trick was…

Pie Crust

Share this…PrintPinterestemailFacebookGoogle+TwitterLinkedin Ah, the inexorable pursuit of the perfect pie crust. Only slightly less frustrating than macarons.  But after many Thanksgivings and Christmases of aggravation with tearing and shrinking dough I finally figured out the simple mistakes I was making.  As a cake decorating instructor recently said very poignantly “with pastry its all about temperature.”…

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