Pie Pastry

All-Butter Pie Pastry

In my humble experience, there is nothing … and I do mean nothing … that cannot benefit from the addition of butter. Yes, I am a butter addict. I will spread it on shortbread cookies even though I know they are already loaded with butter. I will slice hunks off […]

Butter-Shortening Pie Pastry

The battle between butter and shortening-based pie crusts has been raging for years. In one corner, you have the butter disciples who swear that nothing can match the flavour and baked golden hues of an all-butter pie crust. In the other corner, there are the shortening fanatics who promise that […]