iVillage.com: Perfect Pie Crust

Melissa’s shares the special story about how she learned to make the perfect pie crust – a streamlined version of what her French mother-in-law taught her during the first Thanksgiving they spent together.

“Not long before my wedding day, my soon-to-be mother-in-law, Muriel, announced to me somewhat cryptically that the “big day” was here. Naturally, I thought she was somehow referring to my impending marriage to her son. Wouldn’t anyone? Turns out, the “big day” was actually the day I learned how to make her famous piecrust.”

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