Seeing as how apples are originally from Kazakhstan, I wouldn’t call apple pie the “ultimate” American dessert. That honor I’m afraid must go to pumpkin pie … pumpkins being a new world food, but I digress!
Four and twenty blackbirds baked in a pie. The ultimate deep dish apple pie. Tip: make extra pie crust for the bottom. from Alton Brown, requires Applejack, apple jelly , apple cider & grains of paradise
The BEST Apple Crumb Pie! This is truly the best apple pie recipe you'll ever make! Loaded with fresh tart apples and topped with a sweet brown sugar crumble, this is one recipe that will be requested (Golden Delicious Apple Recipes)
Alton Browns Hot Cocoa Mix: Instant cocoa is a fine concept, but most commercial mixes aren’t exactly packed with quality ingredients or flavor. My signature instant cocoa blend will fortify you through winter’s worst.
Aaron Sanchez's Fail-safe Perfect Pie Crust can be rolled out and frozen in advance — and will actually benefit from some freezing time. Chilling the dough will give it more flakiness and flavor, in addition to giving you more valuable kitchen time.