I did not get into this project for the pie bling, but the more you make pie, the more you encounter interesting solutions to problems unique to pie -- no surprise, because pie can be so very problematic. I've run down a few of them for your edification:
Problem: Puffy Crust. Possible Solution: Pie Weights
I have a dilemma. Two, actually.
I have an office full of people hungry for pie. And a house full of two people who are decidedly NOT hungry for pie. And two cats who have so far not shown a taste for the stuff (not even the salmon pie -- color me surprised).
But I take the bus to the train to the shuttle into work. And I can barely transport a pie from the oven to the counter.
Today's an important day.
Today, in the U.S., we vote.
We're voting on a lot of things, and one thing's for sure -- politics can get weird. So today I'm bringing it back to the real issues. The things that matter.
The Issues Explained