Grabbing the Gusto

Deirdre Reid – Freelance Writer & Home Cook

This is the famous Cook’s Illustrated recipe – their “foolproof pie dough” made with vodka. I’m no fool, but I can vouch that it’s a really easy dough to work with and the crust is tender, flaky, and tasty. The vodka isn’t a gimmick. Alcohol limits the development of gluten. As a result, this pastry …

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