The Four & Twenty Blackbirds pie shop has been a hit in New York City with its farm-to-table ethos and unique offerings like a chocolate julep and birch beer float. This year, cap off your Thanksgiving meal by trying something different from the shop's book, "The Four & Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book: Uncommon Recipes From the Celebrated Brooklyn Pie Shop." Click through for five innovative holiday pie recipes.
Browning butter for this pumpkin pie adds depth in the form of a nutty, toasted flavor.
Pairing these two unlikely ingredients -- cranberry and sage -- leads to surprisingly delicious results.
The origin of this pie's name is hotly debated, but the tastiness is not.
Malted grains are used to make whiskeys and beers, and adding them to this pie gives it a mature (non-alcoholic) flavor.
There might only be one way to improve apple pie -- by adding salted caramel.
Recipes from THE FOUR AND TWENTY BLACKBIRDS PIE BOOK by Emily Elsen and Melissa Elsen. Copyright © 2013 by Melissa Elsen and Emily Elsen. Used with permission by Grand Central Publishing. All rights reserved.