Start with the easiest, tastiest, flakiest crust around, and you'll soon find that pies are pretty simple to make and a welcome addition to any gathering, all year long. One bite of the classic, Apple Pie will transport you back to childhood. Or, try something a bit more unusual like the Butterscotch Cream Quince Pie with its spicy gingersnap crust. Slices of tropical Coconut Macadamia Cream Pie or rich and decadent Pecan Pie will quickly disappear into the tummies of your happy guests. For a lighter dessert try Mocha Mouse Chiffon Pie or Mile High Strawberry Pie--pure heaven on a plate.
Recipes for 7 different types of crusts plus simple toppings like meringue and chocolate fudge sauce put the icing on the, well, pie.