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Slab Pies

Have you already tried to make a slab pie? This may not be a very nice name for what is simply a large pie made on a cookie sheet (the large kind with a lip, called a jelly-roll pan). It can also be baked in a casserole dish. There’s no science to making this type of …

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Pies in a Jar

Mini pies are very popular, but did hear about pies in a jar? There’s nothing difficult about them, it’s like making a classic pie. Keep in mind, any recipe can be made into any shape. You can obtain these pretty little canning jars in variety stores, hardware stores, and even drug stores. …

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Peach Pie with Lard Crust

This Peach Pie with Lard Crust is one of the best contests at the Iowa State Fair. After the judges are done deliberating over it, it’s shared with the audience. The lard crust is delicious, and pay attention how cinnamon is balanced with the peaches. This is a classic grandma pie, and when you …

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Fresh Apricot Pie

Apricots are popular all over the world. They are used to make a variety of amazingly delicious desserts. Fresh Apricot Pie is by all means one of the most irresistible treats. When apricots are in season, make sure you try this great recipe. CRUST Basic Pie Dough for a double-crust pie FILLING …

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Black Raspberry Pie

Black Raspberry Pie is one of the absolute show-stealing pies. It’s delicious because of great  ingredients; and if you add your good heart and happy soul, the pie will taste even better. CRUST Ingredients: 2 cups flour, pinch of salt, 2⁄3 cup lard, 2⁄3 cup ice water (use as little as possible). FILLING …

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Marionberry Pie

Marionberry pie is simply delicious. Marionberries is a cross between a blackberry and a raspberry. Filling your bowl with the finger-staining fruit might remind you of the seasonal nature of life—and the thorns from the bushes may remind you of life’s occasional harsh sting! CRUST Basic Pie Dough FILLING Ingredients: 5 cups …

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Cherry Pie

Many people like an apple pie the best, while others can’t resist a cherry pie. Some say that Americans have cherry pie deep in their DNA. It looks deliciously irresistible with its cheery and bright appearance. You just have to try it. CRUST Basic Pie Dough FILLING Ingredients: 5–6 cups pitted …

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Making a Lattice Top for a Pie Crust

Making a Lattice Top for a Pie Crust

To finish your pie nicely, you can make a lattice top for a pie crust.  Roll out the dough as you would for a top crust, but make it a little wider than usual. With a paring knife or a lattice cutter, cut strips of even width; you can make wide or skinny strips, …

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Crimping the Pie Crust

Crimping the Pie Crus

There’s a practical purpose about rolling the top and bottom crusts together: this creates a seal that keeps the juices inside. Crimping the pie crust edges at the end adds a pretty decorative touch to your pie. You can crimp the edges with your fingers or with a fork by pressing down along …

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Graham Cracker Crust

Who couldn’t love the graham cracker crust? Its buttery, crumbly texture just melts in your mouth. It’s simply delicious. If you want to give the crust some more flavor, add some cinnamon and sugar. Most people don’t use additional sugar because graham crackers are already sweet. If you use a larger, deeper pie dish, …

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