braided pie crust is a martha stewart favorite and an easy, eye-catching finishing touch. cut long, thick strips of dough and braid them together. brush the edge of the crust or the bottom of the braids with water, then secure.
Perfect for picnics, potlucks and any summer activities, these Russian piroshki (meat hand pies) are made of tender and soft dough, filled with simple meat and rice mixture and fried till crisp golden perfection! (Simple Dinner Recipes With Hamburger)
1 cup warm water 2 ½ teaspoons active dry yeast 1 tablespoon granulated sugar (optional) 3 cups unbleached all-purpose bread flour, plus more as needed 1 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon olive oil (plus extra for greasing bowl)