Meringue-Topped Cranberry Curd Tart Annotations
Recipe calls for: ¼ cup vegetable shortening.
What to know: Shortening creates flaky layers in the crust.
Recipe calls for: Gently drawing flour mixture into butter mixture until moist clumps form.
What to know: Over-working the dough will make it tough.
Recipe calls for: Rolling dough into an 11-inch circle.
What to know: Plastic wrap prevents dough from sticking and falling apart.