Pie

October 8, 2013

A triple-almond pie with cherries on top

BY W. WAYT GIBBS Associated Press By late summer, the fruits hanging from vast groves of Prunus amygdalus trees in California have withered and split. Through cracks in their leathery rinds, you can see glimpses of the pale teardrop-shaped seeds they protect: almonds, ready for harvest. By early autumn, fresh almonds are pouring into markets […]

December 6, 2012

5 Dessert Tips from Modernist Cuisine at Home

The last chapter in Modernist Cuisine at Home is devoted entirely to custards and pies, and is comprised of 55 recipes, including more than 40 variations. Here are some of our best tips for turning out delectable desserts every time this holiday seasons. Follow our advice to not only save but enhance your sweet creations. […]

October 12, 2012

Our Favorite Recipes: I Can’t Pick, But the Pie Crust Is Great!

All week the kitchen team has been taking turns describing their favorite recipes from our new book, Modernist Cuisine at Home. But for me, picking a favorite recipe is like picking a favorite child. I love them all. So instead, I’ll introduce Larissa Zhou, our newest addition to the team, and our first professional food […]

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