Classic Apple Pie

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 1997, America's Test Kitchen TV

Here's a recipe that works not only with the best fall apples but with a combination of Granny Smith and McIntosh, which are available everywhere, anytime.

SERVES8

TIME2¼ hours, plus 1½ hours chilling and 4 hours cooling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

In the test kitchen, we have found that it’s difficult to produce a homemade apple pie with a filling that is tart as well as sweet and juicy. We wanted to develop a classic apple pie recipe—one with the clean, bright taste of apples that c...

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