Post 4: Lemon Meringue Pie

The story of this week’s blog post starts with the ground, some underripe peaches, and a pie plate that is miraculously still in one piece. Originally, I had planed to do peach pie for this post because my Great-Grandmother’s recipe for pie is amazing! However, before I could get pictures of my peach pie, itContinue reading “Post 4: Lemon Meringue Pie”

Lemon Meringue Pie: Just the Recipe

Recipe from my Great-Grandma Mae. Makes one pie. Ingredients: 3 eggs, separated Zest of two lemons Juice of two lemons 1 1/4 cup boiling water 1 1/4 cup sugar 5 Tbsp flour 1 Tbsp butter 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp cream of tartar 6 Tbsp sugar Instructions: Pre-heat oven to 450℉. Pre-bakeContinue reading “Lemon Meringue Pie: Just the Recipe”

Pie Crust: Just the Recipe

Recipe From my Great-Grandma Mae. Makes enough for one crust. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups flour 1/3 cups shortening 1/2 tsp salt 2-3 Tbsp ice water Instructions: Combine salt, shortening, and flour in a bowl. Mix with hands until shortening forms pea-sized bits. Add water 1 tablespoon at a time until dough is wet enough toContinue reading “Pie Crust: Just the Recipe”