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Making a Decorative Pie Crust Edge

Decorating the edges of a pie does more than make it look nice.

An attractive border is more than window dressing on a pie—it provides support to the edge to prevent leaking. Here are two styles:


Use thumb and index fingers to create fluted ridges perpendicular to edge of pie plate.


Press tines of fork into dough to flatten against rim of pie plate.

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