Chef John's Pumpkin Pie
After many years of experimentation, I've finally perfected what I think is the ideal formula for a rich pumpkin pie that's also much less likely to crack on top. Serve garnished with whipped cream and freshly grated nutmeg.
Get the recipe for Chef John's Easy Homemade Pie Crust.
If desired, substitute 1 small pinch of ground star anise, ground cloves, and ground white pepper for five-spice powder.
Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.