The greatest trick the prepared-food industry ever pulled was convincing the world pie dough is hard to make. It’s not. All you need are four ingredients that you probably already have, a bowl, a refrigerator, and a rolling pin.
In this video, Slate’s food and drink editor offers tips for making make delicious, buttery, homemade pie crust with crimped edges.
For more on Thanksgiving pie, check out Slate’s recipe for maple pecan pie.