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!