Best Pie Crust, Part 3

I think I have found my go to recipe for pastry crust thanks to Bravetart. It is perfect for both sweet and savory dishes.  I used one crust to make a quiche and saved the other crust for some other treat …. not sure what yet. The Quiche filling included green chile, roasted hatch green…

Best Pie Crust, Part 2

I tried another pie crust recipe today to make a Palisade Peach Pie.  I am sold on using butter and lard in my pie crust. Classic Pie Crust From “First Prize Pies,” by Allison Kave Makes enough for one double-crust 9-inch crust INGREDIENTS 170 g unsalted butter 55 g lard 120 ml whole milk 1…

Best Pie Crust, Pie Pops and Little Tasties

I’m always testing recipes and trying to find the best of everything. Today it is pie crust. And so far this recipe from “Art of the Pie,” by Kate McDermott is the best. It is a mixture of butter and lard … go big or go home. But is very flaky and works for sweet…

Lizzie’s Lemon Sour Cream Pie

In addition to my quest for the best biscuit recipe, I’m also on a quest for the best pie crust. I am exploring “The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book: Uncommon Recipes from the Celebrated Brooklyn Pie Shop,” by Emily Elsen and Melissa Elsen. I tried their signature and most popular crust, All-Butter Crust, and…