How To Slice The Perfect First Piece Of Pie Without Making A Mess

It's harder than it sounds.

Pie season is upon us, folks -- with apple, pumpkin and pecan making the rounds -- and that means it's time to finally learn how to properly slice a pie. While just about anyone can cut into a pie and put pieces on a plate, it takes a true pie master to be able to serve picture-perfect slices, from the first cut to the last.

The tricky part about serving pie is always the first slice. How do you neatly get a piece out without losing half of it? Well, the folks at Cook's Illustrated know how and they've shared their wise information in the video below. Watch it -- and enjoy a perfect pie season this year.

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