Deep-Dish Apple Pie

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Deep-Dish Apple Pie

Why This Recipe Works

Precooking the apples allowed us to cram twice as many apples in our deep-dish apple pie recipe than in our standard pie. Why didn’t they fall apart when precooked and then cooked again inside the pie? When the apples are gently heated, the...

Why This Recipe Works

Precooking the apples allowed us to cram twice as many apples in our deep-dish apple pie recipe than in our standard pie. Why didn’t they fall apart when precooked and then cooked again inside the pie? When the apples are gently heated, their pectin is converted to a heat-stable form that keeps them from becoming mushy when cooked further in the oven.

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Deep-Dish Apple PieSeason 6, Ep. 623

With its impressive mounds of tender, juicy apples and melt-in-your-mouth pastry crust, deep-dish apple pie should take your breath away. Creating a pie with such a high volume of filling does, howeve...