Make-Ahead Blueberry Pie

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Appears in Cook's Country August/September 2009

The crust split. Blueberries burned on the oven floor. The soupy filling required a spoon to eat. How could freezing an unbaked pie cause so much aggravation?

SERVES8

TIME2½ hours, plus 1 hour freezing and 2 hours cooling

Make-Ahead Blueberry Pie

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Minute Tapioca outshone other thickeners we tested for our Make-Ahead Blueberry Pie. During the freezing and thawing, water was squeezed out of the starch gel, causing soupy filling, and, consequently, soggy crusts. Different starches have ...

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