Originally Posted: May 18, 2010
When your pie crust isn't as tender and flaky as you want it to be just replace half of the water in your crust recipe with vodka. Seriously! This works to make a yummy flaky crust because the alcohol (ethanol) in the vodka doesn't make gluten form in the dough. (Gluten forms when water combines with wheat, barley, and rye.) So, put that vodka to good use and put it in your pie crust!
Tips and Tricks By: Davilin H.