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Perfecting the Pie Crust

The perfect pie crust is something of a work of art, not only visually but also technically. With Evans instruction, you will gain the skills necessary to conquer crust, the foundation for making luscious fruit pies or hearty savory pies. Evan also shares her decorating techniques, including crimping, creating appliqus and building beautiful lattice crusts. Straightforward instruction and Evans encouragement will make mastering this technique easy as pie!

Topics: Theatre
Cost: $30 Per Course


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What Youll Learn Evans step-by-step approach for making a flaky and delicious pie crusts using only your hands or a few simple tools A complete analysis and demonstration of how different fats butter, vegetable shortening and lard are best incorporated into the dough and how they affect the taste and texture of your crust A discussion and show-and-tell of how different thickenersflour, cornstarch, tapioca starch and Clearjelreact differently with fruit fillings How to decorate your pie with a variety of crimping techniques, or by creating decorative appliqus or beautiful lattice crusts Tips for blind baking and filling crusts and finishing pies Evans recommendations culled from her experience of making hundreds (and hundreds and hundreds!) of piesWhat Youll Make A wide range of pie doughs using a combination of different fats and liquids A delectable brown butter, maple and yam pie Evans Ultimate Apple Pie, featuring an all-butter crust with a few special twistsWhat Youll Love Evans clear and comprehensive instruction Interacting with fellow students and Evan, chef, radio host and creator of the Pie-A-Day project Accessing this class at any time from any internet-connected device, allowing you learn this amazing skill on your schedule


  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Instructor: Evan Kleiman
  • Cost: $30 Per Course
  • Institution: Craftsy
  • Topics: Theatre

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