Don’t Ruin Thanksgiving With These Common Pumpkin Pie Mistakes

November 24, 2015

Almost as iconic as pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving is a cracked and soggy-crusted pumpkin pie. Seriously, why are these things so easy to screw up? Pumpkin should be infinitely easier than fussier pies, like lattice-top pie or expertly-folded hand pies. But year after year it’s the same story: Your pumpkin pie looks less like the star of the dessert buffet and more like a Pinterest Fail. So what gives? It’s likely you’re making one of these common mistakes.

1. Using a Too-Wet Pumpkin Purée
We’re big fans of canned pumpkin purée (the plain stuff, not the pie filling) here at…