Originally Posted by GA Home Cook
As a true southern who LOVES pecan (pee-kan) I have to admit I have used some frozen pie doughs in the past and they are amazingly good. I always blind bake with dried beans to get that nice flakey crust. It you want to make the crust I tried ATK's process of using Vodka and it works great. There is no flavor but you can use extra liquid to help the dough and then its rapidly baked off and gives a great flakey crust. Oh and use butter flavored Crisco.
I'm so glad you pronounce "pecan" like that. There's an American cook on Food Network who insists on saying "p'karn" and I want to throw something at the television screen every time!
I like pecan pie BECAUSE it's so sweet!