After I came home from the Farmers' Market with what must have been five pounds of berries, I knew I'd have to set some aside to bake a pie. I used a simple recipe from "Joy of Cooking" (there's a similar one online here) since I find the less you tamper with fruit, the better. The result was exactly what you'd hope for in a summer pie. The oozing berries had just enough tartness and the crust was flaky, crisp and buttery. I've already planned on having it for breakfast for the rest of the week (sans the vanilla ice cream, of course).
Triple Berry Pie
I've made quite a few berry pies, but this particular one was a little more daunting that I had anticipated (it's the simple graham cracker crust that threw me). While the process is pretty straight forward, it can easily go from perfect congealed jelly to watery mess. I ...read more