"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

Chess Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mrs. Ted Beckwith
Added: Sunday, November 9, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 eggs
5 Tbsp. cream
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 Tsp vanilla flavoring
1/2 cup butter
1 Tbsp meal
1 Tsp vinegar

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugar...add meal, vinegar and cream together till well blended.Add eggs, one at a time, and mix well after each addition. Add other ingredients and mis well. Pour into uncooked pastry shell and bake in 450 oven for 10 minutes...turn oven to 325 and cook for 24 more minutes or until done.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma made this for several, but granddaughter, Katie loved it the most!

 

 

 

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