Monday, July 5, 2010

The Making of Apple Pie

I walked into my parents house yesterday and saw this wonderful site when I walked in the house:

That's right:  the ingredients for an All-American Apple Pie.  And my mom's is the best (rivaled only by Chris Steele's) 

She really, really didn't want me to take these pics because it didn't look perfect.  But as we all know, I'm not a perfectionist so I don't care so much how it looks as how it tastes.  Finally, I'll give you my mom's *not so secret* pie crust recipe, which is pretty much amazing.

Mom's Pie Crust:

1 1/3 C. Flour
1/2 C. Crisco
1/2 t. Salt
3 TBSP Iced water

Measure ingredients EXACTLY.  Make sure to use iced water!!  Combine flour and salt, then use fork or pastry knife to cut the the Crisco into the mixture.  Stir iced water in.  Roll out on small amount of flour.  Use the least amount of flour possible when rolling it out!  Yields 1 crust.


  1. fabulous tutorial. you must join twitter and keep us up-to-date on your creativity.