CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Strawberry PieA pie with fresh strawberries is one of summer’s jewels.
By: Herald Staff Report,
A pie made with fresh strawberries is one of summer’s jewels.
1 baked pie shell
1 cup water
3 tablespoons strawberry flavored gelatin (Jell-O)
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup granulated sugar
6 drops red food coloring
1 quart fresh strawberries
Bring water to boil in a medium saucepan. Mix gelatin, cornstarch and sugar. Add to boiling water, stirring constantly. Cook until mixture thickens. Remove from heat and add food coloring. Allow mixture to cool before folding in the fresh strawberries. Pour into baked pie shell, arrange strawberries point up and chill for about 3 hours before serving.
Yield: Serves 6 to 8.
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