Sweet, delicate blueberries are easily overshadowed by a dull thickener. Our goal was a sliceable pie with bright, fresh flavor.
The crust split. Blueberries burned on the oven floor. The soupy filling required a spoon to eat. How could freezing an unbaked pie cause so much aggravation?
Diner-style strawberry pies always look inviting, but these no-bake desserts often taste more like plastic than pie. We wondered if better ingredients could deliver a pie that lived up to its looks.
Homemade apple pie can take several hours to prepare. Our crustless version gives new meaning to the phrase "easy as pie."
A chiffon pie is pretty, but it often tastes more like sweet foam than fruit. Our tests found a way to make a chiffon pie that's creamy, light, and packed with fruit flavor.