Online Class

Classic Pies Made Easy

$24.99$39.99

Create quick and easy pies that always please. Master classic confections, like butterscotch meringue, Key lime and even cobbler!

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials, including recipes
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Nancie McDermott
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Confidently create five no-fuss crusts and nine luscious fillings with guidance from author and renowned instructor Nancie McDermott. Learn how to make shortcut and crumb crusts for pies in a pinch, and discover the secrets behind traditional crusts you’ll crave. Then, create creamy buttermilk and sweet potato custard pies and get a faux buttermilk recipe that’s a seamless substitute for the real thing! Next, master the ultimate southern delicacy, chess pie, and get Nancie's recipe for a pecan variation you’ll love. Bake sweet and tangy rhubarb pie and get tricks for quick and easy lattice tops. Create a decadent blackberry cobbler and sky-high meringue packed with butterscotch filling before making Nancie's favorite strawberry ice-box pie and adding homemade whipped cream to your impressive repertoire!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Shortcut Crusts
13:26
Meet your instructor, food writer and cooking teacher Nancie McDermott. You'll start with an overview of what you'll learn over the course of this class, followed by some of Nancie's best shortcut crusts that pack the maximum amount of deliciousness into the shortest amount of prep time. You'll receive recipes and pro tips for crumb crusts and crusts made with vegetable oil, which are both ideal for pies that can be made in a pinch.
2. Traditional Crusts
26:58
3. Custard Pies
18:38
4. Chess Pie
16:26
5. Fruit Pies
29:23
6. Meringue Pies
29:02
7. Ice Box Pies
29:50

Taught by

Nancie McDermott
Nancie McDermott
Nancie McDermott is a renowned cookbook author and instructor. She has served as contributing editor for Saveur and Edible Piedmont, and has written for numerous publications, including Fine Cooking, Food & Wine and Every Day with Rachael Ray. She is also the author of 10 cookbooks, including Southern Pies: A Gracious Plenty of Pie Recipes, from Lemon Chess to Chocolate Pecan.

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