Basic Pie Dough (All-Butter Version)
This all-butter crust is unrivaled in terms of flavor. It’s also quite flaky, despite having no shortening. The secret is to work with very cold butter.
Roasted Butternut Squash, Cheddar, and Sage Galette
Butternut squash truly shines in this galette. Its lovely sweetness cozies up to a sharp cheddar and aromatic sage, resulting in a dish that’s just as exquisite to behold as it is to munch on.
Roasted Corn and Pepper Pie
Corn and peppers truly shine during the swelter of summer. Roasting the vegetables imparts a bit of smokiness. Equally delicious served warm or cold, this is the sort of pie you can eat morning, noon, or night!
Basic Pie Dough (Shortening-and–Butter Version)
Why use shortening in a piecrust? The general thinking is that shortening aids in creating flakiness, while butter imparts flavor. This recipe creates a crust that is just that—full of tender flakes and rich in flavor.
Leek and Potato Tart
This tart is just as impressive in its presentation as it is delicious. A grid of potatoes tops a bed of caramelized leeks, fresh thyme, and an egg-and-cream blend.
Heirloom Tomato and Sweet Corn Pie
While fresh corn and juicy tomatoes are in season, whip up this savory pie.
Lemon Snap Icebox Pie
This layered lemon icebox pie is cool and refreshing—the perfect summer dessert.