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THE WOMAN'S AUXILIARY

December, 1916

PIES

PIE CRUST.

     One cup flour, 2 tablespoons lard, 3 tablespoons water, pinch of salt.

--Mrs. Kuehne.   

LEMON PIE.

     The juice and grated rind of 1 lemon, yolks of 3 eggs, 1 cup sugar, 1 heaping tablespoon of corn starch, 1 cup boiling water.

     Cook all together in double boiler until thick.  Bake crust and fill with cream.  Cover top with meringue crust and fill with cream.  Cover top with meringue made of the whites.  Beat stiff with 3 tablespoons of sugar and set in slow oven to brown.

--Mrs. Chas. Carlisle.    

NUT PIE.

     One and one-half cups Karo syrup, 1 1/2 cups sugar, 1/2 cup butter, 5 eggs, 1 tablespoon of corn starch, juice of 1 lemon.

     This is sufficient for 2 pies.  Beat all together and pour in the unbaked shells and sprinkle generously with pecans.  The more the better.

--Mrs. Pittam    

PINEAPPLE PIE.

     Small pineapple grated or 2 small cans of grated pineapple, 2 tablespoons of butter, 1 cup sweet cream, 1/2 cup sugar, 3 yolks of eggs.

     Mix the above ingredients.  Bake with under crust.  Beat the whites of 3 eggs stiff with scant 1/2 cup sugar.  When pie is baked, cover with meringue and brown.  Very fine.

--Mrs. J. M. Cohen.    

PUMPKIN PIE.

     One cup mashed pumpkin, 1 egg, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/2 cup milk, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg,.1/2 teaspoon each of ginger and salt.

     Bake 1/2 hour in a moderate oven.

--Mrs. F. B. Hanley.    

CARAMEL PIE.

     One cup brown sugar, 1 cup milk, 2 eggs (yolks), pinch salt, 1 level tablespoon flour. 

     Cook until thick.  Bake crust first; put in filling, cover with meringue made of the 2 whites and return to oven a few minutes.

--Mrs. Beckley.    

MINCE MEAT.

     Two packages large, or 3 small, currants; 2 packages seeded raisins, 2 1/2 cups meat, 2 1/2 cups suet, 2 1/2 cups apples, 4 cups sugar, citron, lemon, orange peel, 1/2 pound; nutmeg, 2 only; 2 teaspoons cinnamon; brandy and whiskey.  Can put fruit juice or grape juice.  Not to be cooked.

--Mrs. Jane Jones.    

   

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