With Thanksgiving just a day away, we’re in full-on preparation mode. (Translation: picking out our most flattering stretchy pants and trying out turkey-themed nail art.) And as for the food? We’ve got that covered too. We asked Food52, the genius community-sourced cooking site, for a foolproof menu and tips on getting through dinner without any mishaps. If you find yourself in a bind, ask the Food52 Hotline for help!
Holiday meals always end with pie.
But not everyone loves making pie from scratch, since pastry crust isn’t exactly the easiest thing to deal with. While some prefer the convenience of store-bought pie crusts, we want to show you that making pie crust is not a kitchen task to avoid. Today, we’re sharing a few tricks for homemade pie crust, that are guaranteed to make the whole process easy.
Want a foolproof trick for making pastry dough? Check out the video below:
And before you get flustered, here’s one for rolling out your dough:
And if you happen to have a vegan coming to dinner, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a recipe for vegan pie crust, and here’s one for vegan pumpkin pie. If you have any more baking, cooking, or general food questions, ask them on the Food52 Hotline and our community of talented home cooks will come to your rescue.
Still scrambling to put together your Thanksgiving feast? Food52 has a foolproof menu right here.