I was having a difficult time envisioning why this would make a difference so did a YouTube search and saw ATK had a video explaining a similar technique.
Welcome aboard !
I’m kidding, really. A good pie I would suck through a straw.
Nevertheless, if you want a slice to plate well (and this is a nicety when playing Pie Solitaire), you should let it cool enough to hang together.
Now that I’d pay to see !
It can be done, and this company has risen to the challenge!
That first, busted up piece is extra for the cook. Being broken, all the calories fall out.
That’s the doohickey I tried to describe upthread.
I regularly forgot to put it insert the crust…and it only does a half-arsed job of getting the slice out easily