June 1, 2008

Strawberry pie

1 9-inch baked pie shell
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup sugar
1 T lemon juice
1/2 cup water
3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
4 T cornstarch
1 cup cold water
In sauce pan combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil. Mix cornstarch into the cup of cold water to make a smooth paste, and add paste to sugar syrup in pan. Cook several minutes until mixture is transparent. Remove from heat and add salt and lemon juice. Spread berries evenly over bottom of pie shell. Pour cooked mixture over berries. Garnish with whipped cream and whole strawberries.

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