Super-Pumpkiny Pumpkin Pie

Preparation info
  • Makes one 9-inch pie (serves


    • Difficulty


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By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

  • About

I’m embarrassed to admit that the first time I made (and ate) pumpkin pie was about two months after I opened Flour, in November 2000. We had created our first Thanksgiving menu and pumpkin pie was front and center. Of course, I was not oblivious to the idea of pumpkin pie; I knew what it was, and I was fully aware that it was a staple of an all-important food holiday. But I had never actually eaten a slice. I had only imagined what a pumpkin pie should be: deeply pumpkiny, with hints of ci