Objective: I can apply a variety of pastry techniques to bake a delicious apple pie. My friend Terry made an apple pie today. I was the pie-coach. She did a great job!  It turned out beautifully! We documented in case anyone doubted her abilities (ahem).  It was great to return to the lovely kitchen where Tlacuache and I assisted in baking our own wedding cakes last spring. We will see how it tastes tomorrow, but we did get to sample the pastry with a little scrap made into an empanada with cinnamon, sugar and butter, and it was rich and flaky.   It tasted sweet and tangy, and the crust was buttery and flaky, a classic! Happy Thanksgiving everyone, now get to work and bake this pie. Here…