1 (9-inch) Perfect Pie Dough, recipe follows, baked and cooled
3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 egg yolks
2 cups whole milk
2 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract or 1 vanilla bean split in half lengthwise and seeds scraped
1 1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces, chilled or frozen
4 to 6 tablespoons ice cold water
Banana Cream Pie: Make the basic filling and cool. Slice 3 to 4 bananas into the bottom of the prepared pie shell. Pour the cooled basic filling (or chocolate filling) on top. Coconut Cream Pie: Stir 1 cup flaked coconut into basic filling just before pouring into pie shell. Sprinkle toasted coconut on top of the whipped cream for a beautiful and tasty presentation. Butterscotch Cream Pie: Substitute 3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar instead of white sugar in the basic filling recipe, and increase the butter to 3 tablespoons. Cook in the same manner as the basic filling. Peanut Butter Chocolate Cream Pie: Make the basic filling and add 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter and 3/4 cup good quality chopped semi-sweet chocolate to the hot filling in the pan. Stir until the chocolate is completely melted.
Are you infatuated with ice cream? Do you lust over lobster? Swoon at the sight of chocolate? Here's the best recipe for each food …
Get our take on the best in food news, recipes and more from around the web, including the best Valentine's Day recipes.
Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert have teamed up with master chocolatier Christopher Curtin to create the "Good & Evil" chocolate b …
It’s officially American Chocolate Week. Check out photos of mind-blowing chocolate creations.
Train frontman Pat Monahan, an avid chocolate lover, shared with us his top five reasons for eating dark chocolate.
Indulge in our decadent chocolate desserts, from cookies and cakes to puddings, souffles and truffles.
Lots of recipes call for melted chocolate. Follow these step-by-step instructions to do it properly.