Serious Eats: Talk
Post it or keep it a secret?
About 35 years ago my father passed on to me his secret recipe for making pie crust. He did so after I convinced him that if he passed away (which he did a year later) the recipe would never be enjoyed by anyone else. He spent a weekend teaching me the ins and outs of making his pie crust but told me that this was a family recipe and was not to be given out even to my brothers and their wives. Last year I showed my son how to make the pie crust for exactly the same reason I had my father show me how to make it. I don't think however he will ever actually make it since he really is not into baking and neither is his wife. Should I share this recipe online or just let it remain a secret.