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Pies 201 – a video to illustrate “crucial pie-making techniques” with my Mom as your mentor

My Mom Gerri - the pie maker - in action - photo - Karen Anderson

My Mom Gerri – the pie maker – in action – photo – Karen Anderson

This short blog post is for those of you who’ve graduated from the Pie Crust 101 with my Mom as your Mentor entry I posted yesterday.

This post has the “companion video” which illustrates a lot of the techniques that are crucial to turning out a flakey pie crust.  You’ll see my Mom, Gerri Robicheau, doing her thing which is making incredible pie crust.  She does it without even thinking so I ask her lots of questions and try to get her to slow down and explain what she’s doing.  I hope this helps you in your quest to be a great pie maker.

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Pie Crust 101 with my Mom as your Mentor

There's nothing like Mom's pie - photo - Karen Anderson

There’s nothing like Mom’s pie – photo – Karen Anderson

I come from a long line of great pie makers. This post is all about what that means to me and my efforts to preserve our family’s pie-making prowess with a pie-making lesson with my Mother. The recipe is in this post. A video follows in Pie 201.

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