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Pssst. Want to know the secret to a perfect apple pie?

December 14, 2010 |  2:52 pm

Here's a sneak peek at what's coming in Thursday's Food section:  

Writer Veronique de Turenne had a favorite homemade apple pie recipe. But it was far from perfect.

"At its best it turned out great, firm and fruity with a flaky crust. At its worst, you'd cut the first slice to find a soggy, soupy mess."

When she decided to enter the Malibu Pie Festival, she decided to take that recipe and perfect it, once and for all. She learned a few secrets along the way. Lesson No. 1? Break the rules. Click here to read the rest of the story, and to find Veronique's prize-winning recipe.



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