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Pie plates

  • How-To

    How to Blind-Bake Pie Crust

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

  • Article

    Easy blind baking

    When pre-baking a pie shell, instead of lining the unbaked pie with pie weights, beans or rice (which can often make a mess) I just line the unbaked pie shell…

  • How-To

    Baking Classic American Pies

    Team a flaky but manageable dough with flavorful fillings for anxiety-free holiday pies

  • Article

    A Baker's Dozen: Fine Cooking's Favorite Baking Tools

    Baking and pastry-making intimidate many an accomplished cook, but great tools can eliminate many of the pitfalls and instantly improve your results. These gadgets, plates and pans have made our…

  • Recipe

    Classic Apple Pie Recipe

    A few small details help make this the best apple pie you've ever baked. Adding the water to the pie dough by hand prevents overmixing, to keep the dough flaky…

  • Article

    Two Cool Tools for Pie Lovers

    Dough will never stick again If there’s one little thing you can do to improve your relationship with pie dough, it’s this: Get a pastry cloth and rolling pin cover.…

  • Recipe

    Tender Pie Crust

    This recipe makes double the pie dough that you’ll need for the Pumpkin, Sweet Potato & Coconut Pie, so freeze half to use another time.

  • Recipe

    Pumpkin, Sweet Potato & Coconut Pie

    This pie is so delicious that I often make two at a time. If you do, use three whole eggs when doubling the filling.

  • How-To

    Make Your Own Pie Shield

    A pie shield keeps the crust from browning too quickly. Instead of buying one, you can easily make your own from foil. In this photo-essay, Jessica Bard shows you how.

  • Article

    How to Prevent Shrinking Pie Crusts

    Learn what causes a pie crust to shrink during blind baking, and what you can do to prevent it.

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