The Third Commandment of Summer Cooking

published Jun 8, 2016
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You might remember that the first commandment of summer cooking had something to do with giving into the no-cook meal. Well, today for the third commandment, we’re breaking that rule for the most important summer dessert. Go ahead and be a rebel.

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The Third Commandment: Thou Shalt Attempt to Make Pie from Scratch

You should turn your oven on for one thing this summer, and that’s for pie — sweet, gooey, delicious pie. At least once this summer you should attempt to make pie crust from scratch (it’s really not hard — I promise), and fill it with all the berries imaginable. If you want to get fancy, you could attempt to make a lattice top. Top the whole thing with ice cream and eat it with wild abandon.

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