"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Nora's Lemon Cream Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Nora's Lemon Cream Pie, by , is from Family Traditions, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jennifer Inserra
Added: Friday, August 15, 2008


1-1/2 cups water
3 egg yolks
1 tablespoon butter
3 heaping tablespoons cornstarch
1 cup sugar
juice and rind of 1 lemon

Pie crust:
1 cup flour
3 tablespoons water
2 heaping tablespoons lard
1 teaspoon salt

Use enough cold water to dissolve corn starch. Boil 1- 1 1/2 cup water. Add dissolved cornstarch, stirring constantly. Add sugar, egg yolks, lemon juice and butter. Beat well and let cool.




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