All Butter Pie Crust with Almonds

With the substitution of almond flour for part of the wheat flour, this recipe makes a truly special pie crust for sweet pies. This recipe make enough pie dough for one 10-inch pie, top and bottom crust.

Apple Cranberry Pie

This apple cranberry pie recipe is the perfect apple pie for Thanksgiving, and what we make every year. Flakey buttery crust, spiced apples mixed with dried cranberries and brandy.

Caramelized Nut Tart

Do you love nuts? This nut tart recipe combines walnuts, pecans, and almonds, in a caramel filling, served in a buttery crust.

Extra Thick Apple Pie

Also called mile-high apple pie, this extra thick apple pie is stacked high with apples, not overly sweet, and has a buttery crust. The problem with baking thick apple pies is that the apples shrink as they cook, leaving a gap between the crust and the apples, which usually collapses upon cooling. The trick is to gently cook the apples first, so that they do their reducing before they go in the pie.

Perfect Pie Crust

Several pie crust recipes - an all butter pie crust, or pate brisee, an all butter crust with almonds, combining butter and shortening crust, and how to pre-bake or blind-bake a pie crust.