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Benefits of making perfect pie crust?

That time of year - recipes abounding for perfect pie crust, perfect side dish, perfect entree, perfect dessert. Perfection seems to be an individual act. Would love to see ideas and recipes for community cooking, progressive dinners.

asked by SKK about 3 years ago

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added about 3 years ago

Perfect food can be a group ambition - the best restaurants across the globe have staffs that share a passion for perfection in every aspect of the dining experience. The reward each person experiences for executing "perfect pie crust" or anything else is personal, but that doesn't mean you can't work together and share the results. :)

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Nancy

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added about 3 years ago

would you consider the good-enough pie crust? good enough to whip up quickly, or keep a few in the freezer, for last minute use. desserts or main dishes (meat pies, etc) using whatever you have around. And/or individual servings of meat, vegetable, fruit pies.

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Pegeen

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added about 3 years ago

"The perfect is the enemy of the good."

The point is to have enough power to invite people, perhaps unlike one one another culturally, to a dinner where they may feel comfortable, welcome and well-fed.

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Pegeen

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added about 3 years ago

There is no "perfect" pie crust. There is no "perfect" anything. But there are some well- executed things, when people study tecchnique.

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