Apple pie: everyone’s favorite fall dessert. You’ve mixed and rolled, peeled and sliced, filled and chilled, baked and cooled and cut and… AAARGGHHH! The filling has shrunk to a shadow of its former towering self, while the crust has stubbornly held its ground, yielding apple pie with a large and unsightly chasm between apples and crust. What’s a baker to do? Fear not; these five simple tips will help you eliminate that irritating gap in pie that sometimes appears.