How to Crimp A Pie Crust

David reveals his pie-crimping obsession and admits he’s been outcrimped by baker Libbie Summers and her 20 cool and classy pie crust tactics.

Pumpkin Meringue Pie

At long last, a slice of pumpkin pie is complete in and of itself—no dollop required. Pumpkin and meringue. So happy together.

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  • 25 M
  • 3 H, 15 M
  • 12

Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie Recipe

Strange how such a sweetly stunning sensation can be just sugar, cream, flour, and vanilla. Couldn’t be easier—or more addictive.

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  • 20 M
  • 5 H
  • 24

Pear and Almond Tart

French. Foolproof. Froufrou. Fuss-free. Fenomenal. (Work with us.) Rarely does elegance come together with such ease.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H
  • 10

All-Butter Pie Crust

Much as we love lard, we gotta say, this all-butter pie crust has a special place in our hearts—and on our thighs.

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  • 35 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
  • 4

Hot Buttered Rum Apple Pie

An unconventional approach to apple pie that happily involves rum and lotsa butter. We guarantee it’s as memorable as the classic.

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  • 45 M
  • 4 H, 25 M
  • 20

Flaky Pie Crust

What light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and this flaky pie crust is the sun. (That’s how much we love this crust.)

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  • 25 M
  • 2 H, 45 M
  • 6

White Peach Crostata

Not familiar with the term “crostata”? We have a hunch you’re going to like what it means, which is essentially “less fussy than pie.”

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  • 20 M
  • 2 H, 20 M
  • 12

Blueberry Yogurt Pie with Granola Crust

We’ve clamored for dessert for breakfast many a time, but breakfast for dessert? With this inspired makeover, you betcha.

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  • 15 M
  • 45 M
  • 14

Raspberry Pecan Tart

A tart that comes together with ease and elegance and sullies but a single bowl. (Just don’t let it slip to guests how truly easy it is.)

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H
  • 2

Lemon Meringue Tart

Michel Richard lets loose with some fanciful flourishes in fashioning this lovely tart—both the recipe and the artsy rendering.

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  • 1 H
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 6

Nut Tart Crust

No patience for pastry crust? Or perhaps you’re jus scared witless? Try this nutty little number that all but dispenses with kneading.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H
  • 0

Sweet Potato Pie

Sugar and spice and everything nice—that’s what you’ll find in this magnificently spiced traditional Southern pie.

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  • 15 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 12

New York State Maple Pecan Pie

Distinct from other pecan pies in one notable way, this recipe draws on robust maple syrup to usurp cloying corn syrup. You’re welcome.

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  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 35 M
  • 0
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