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The Boston Globe

Food & dining

Think pie pastry is daunting? Try this 3-ingredient wonder

NEWTON — At some point everyone wants to try making America’s iconic dessert, apple pie. Just the thought of crafting a crust can be daunting. But not if that crust contains only three ingredients — flour, vegetable oil, and orange juice — and not if you’re pretty much guaranteed a crisp and tender pastry that cuddles a filling of not-too-sweet and spiced apples. And not, finally, if the dessert is really easy as pie.

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