"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
Mix: 1 tbsp cornstarch 2 tbsp sugar 1/2 cup water Cook until clear. Set aside to cool. Beat: 3 egg whites (at room temperature) w/dash of salt until stands in peaks Add: 6 tbsp. sugar gradually Add: Cornstarch mix and beat until very stiff but not dry. You should be able to hold the bowl upside down w/o spilling out.
Pile high on pie and bake at 375 degrees for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
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