Thanksgiving has long been one of my favorite holidays. Of course, the copious amounts of pie may have something to do with that, but even more importantly is that we get the opportunity to celebrate what we are grateful for.
2013 has proven to be an exciting year full of many twists and turns. Every year has ups and downs, and I'm incredibly grateful to have supportive friends and family to help me weather them. So, thank you (yes, you). Because, if you're reading this, you've been part of that team.
Also, you may already know that I love to cook. In honor of the holiday, I thought I'd include my new favorite pie crust recipe for all of your delicious Thanksgiving pie needs...
I had heard that adding Vodka to your pie crust is a secret weapon, and while I had my doubts, I am now officially a convert. Because vodka evaporates during baking, it keeps your dough together when you are prepping but leaves you with a perfectly flaky crust when you are done. It also makes for a tender crust that is much easier to roll out. In short, I'm sold!
This recipe is Cook's Illustrated Foolproof Pie Crust.
Makes 1 pie crust
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