Best Comfort Food Pie Recipes
A pie is a baked dish which is usually made of a
pastry dough casing that covers or completely contains a filling of
various sweet or savory ingredients.
are defined by their crusts. A filled pie (also single-crust or
bottom-crust), has pastry lining the baking dish, and the filling is
placed on top of the pastry, but left open. A top-crust pie,
which may also be called a cobbler, has the filling in the bottom of
the dish and the filling covered with a pastry or other covering
A two-crust pie has the filling completely enclosed
in the pastry shell. Flaky pastry is a typical kind of pastry
used for pie crusts, but many things can be used, including baking
powder biscuits, mashed potatoes, and crumbs.