Synopses & Reviews
Learn how to make perfect pies every time with one of the most popular titles from the How To Cook Master Series, a unique collection of beautifully hardbound, single topic cookbooks from the editors of Cook's Illustrated. In How to Make Pie we provide you with everything you need to know about making classic American pies like apple, pumpkin, fruit, custard, cream, lemon meringue, and pecan. You learn the secrets for perfect pie crust based on hundreds of hours of kitchen tests. We take you step-by-step through hand-drawn illustrations of making, rolling out and shaping a crust. We share the tricks of pie making including how to repair torn crusts, the best way to thicken fruit pies and how to make pies with bottom crusts that are crisp, not soggy. Our simple techniques and recipes take all the guesswork out of making the best pies.