Let pie weights cool before storing. Beans and rice may be reused for pie weights, but not for cooking.
This is all about the fruit: The sweeter and fresher the fruit, the tastier the pie. With a dollop of whipped cream, this dessert is pretty as a picture and perfect summer fare.
I came up with this recipe when we had a bumper crop of raspberries, and a friend gave me some of the juiciest peaches we'd ever tasted. —Jean Boelsma, Bethel, Maine
After tasting natilla for the first time at a Cuban restaurant in Key West, I knew I had to turn that traditional custard into a pie. For a festive garnish, add curls of orange peel.