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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

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"Whatever we possess becomes of double value When we have the opportunity of sharing it with others."
-- Bouilly

Use the doubled recipe for Pie Crust before you start prepping your fruit to get your crust chilling.

ingredients

  • 6-10 stalks of rhubarb
  • a pint or more of strawberries
  • 3-4 tablespoons of tapioca flour (or plain flour)
  • at least 3/4 cup of sugar

instructions

Slice rhubarb & strawberries (or skip the strawberries & chop up more rhubarb for straight up rhubarb pie). Blend in 3-4 tablespoons of tapioca flour (or plain flour) to add thickness. Add at least 3/4 cup of sugar -- if you're making rhubarb pie, go with at least a cup of sugar. This will still be tart -- I like my pie tart & served with ice cream for sweetness. You might want to use more sugar. I use a blend of brown & white sugars or sucanat.

Let the fruit filling sit at room temperature for half an hour or so, mixing it up a few times so that it's well blended & a saucy liquid develops.

Pour fruit filling into your crust. It should be about level with the top of your pie pan -- it will cook down a bit but you don't want to pile it as high as an apple pie because it will get too juicy & overflow.

Top it with a second crust into which you have poked some holes or cut some cute designs.

Bake at 350°F until you see the bubbles coming up through your holes (45 minutes to an hour). This one will be juicy -- put a baking tray underneath to catch the drippings.

Allow to cool, then cut & serve with ice cream.



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