Yield: Serves 6-8.Patti is the kind of cook who cuts her pie apples into identical slices and then arranges them one by one in concentric circles inside the crust. She prefers using Gravensteins because they are tart and hold their shape well.
Ingredients:Pastry for 2-crust pie
6 to 7 tart apples
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon, or to taste
3 pats butter
1 egg, beaten