Blueberry Pie

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2008, America's Test Kitchen TV

Sweet, delicate blueberries are easily overshadowed by a dull thickener. Our goal was a sliceable pie with bright, fresh flavor.

SERVES Makes one 9-inch pie

TIME 2½ hours, plus 45 minutes chilling and 4 hours cooling

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

When perfecting our blueberry pie recipe, we found that adding a peeled, grated Granny Smith apple, rich in pectin, helped thicken the berries and enhance their flavor.

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