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Making pies

  • How-To

    How to Make Pie Dough

    Baking expert Abby Dodge demonstrates the simple French technique called fraisage to smear butter pieces into flour for a flaky pie crust

  • Recipe

    Classic Lattice-Top Blueberry Pie

    Big, sweet summer berries are the heart and soul of this classic pie. The filling is thickened with just enough flour that the pie can be sliced without the filling…

  • How-To

    How to Make Classic Pecan Pie

    For pastry chef and Louisiana native David Guas, pecan pie is practically a way of life. Here, he demonstrates his tips, techniques, and a killer recipe for this classic southern pie—and Thanksgiving favorite.

  • How-To

    How to Make Decorative Pie Crust Edges

    You know how to crimp your pie crust, now learn how to dress those pies up with a decorative pie crust edge. In this video, you'll learn how to make three distinct edges for your pie crusts.

  • How-To

    How to Make the Perfect Pie Crust

    A good pie is all about the crust. Learn the secrets to flaky, buttery perfection, then choose from four delicious fillings that are just right for the season.

  • How-To

    How to Blind-Bake Pie Crust

    This simple step is the key to keeping pies like pecan and pumpkin from becoming soggy

  • How-To

    An Autumn Leaf-Trimmed Pie Crust

    Leaves cut from leftover pie dough scraps make a gorgeous decoration for a Thanksgiving pie. Assistant Test Kitchen Manager Allison Ehri Kreitler demonstrates some tips for making realistic leaves and…

  • How-To

    How to Roll Out a Pie Crust

    Learn how to roll out pie dough so that it's even, round, doesn’t stick, and gets into the pie plate in one piece.

  • How-To

    How to Make All-Butter Pie Dough

    Assistant Test Kitchen Manager Allison Ehri Kreitler demonstrates the how to prepare an all-butter pie dough so it's tender and flaky, yet easy to roll and handle.

  • How-To

    How to Crimp a Pie Crust

    Learn a simple technique for making a basic fluted crust

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