A classic key lime pie with a meringue top and several sliced limes nearby

Key Lime Pie

DIY classic Key lime pie—including a handy little cheat sheet on substituting everyday limes for these puckery little Key suckers.

Graham Cracker Crust

Graham Cracker Crust

Crushed graham crackers. Melted butter. Slippery fingertips pressing said ingredients into a pie plate. Brings back memories.

Flaky Pie Crust

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.)

A white peach crostata--slices of white peaches in a circle of dough folded over on the edges sitting a sheet of parchment

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.”

Raspberry Pecan Tart

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.)

Shortcut Pie Crust

Shortcut Pie Crust

Perhaps the easiest pie crust ever. Actually, we take that back. Definitely the easiest peasiest pie crust ever. No kneading. No rolling out. Really.

A banana cream pie, topped with pillowy meringue in a glass pie dish with a vase of daffodils beside it.

Banana Cream Pie

Behold, the pie that prompted Beth M. Howard’s parents’ marriage proposal. One taste and we understood why. We think you will, too.

Stone Fruit Slump

Equal parts bohemian and tradition, this stone fruit slump marries the best aspects of cobbler and cake to sweet, sweet effect.

Pate Brisee

Pate Brisee

Grandmothers tend to know a thing or three about pastry. Flaky, tender, buttery pastry. Witness this world-renowned chef’s recipe from his trusted grand-mère.