Tag: pastry

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 […]

Fall Harvest Concord Grape Pie

When I was young(er), we had a vine in our backyard that produced fruit my mother called ‘wine grapes’. My friends and I would sit on the lawn in early Fall and eat bunches of these distinctive purple gems off the vine and convince ourselves that we were getting drunk. […]