Mile High Lemon Meringue Pie

    1/3    cup corn starch
    1/3    cup flour
1-1/4    cups sugar
   1/4     tsp. salt
2   cups cold water
Cook over med flame for 4 minutes.  Beat 5 egg yolk after the cornstarch mixture has 
thickened.  Dip the wisk in the mixture & put in egg yolk mixture.  Otherwise the eggs 
will curdle.  Add 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice & 2 Tbls. lemon peel and 4 Tbls. unsalted butter.

Pie Crust.

2 cups flour
3/4 cup crisco
4 tbls. water
1 tsp. salt.


7-Lg egg whites.  beat w/wisk or mixer going from med to high.  1/2 tsp cream of tartar.  
pinch of salt, 3/4 cup of sugar.  Add sugar little by little as egg whites get frothy add 
sugar.  Add 1 tsp vanilla.  Cover entire pie with meringue making sure to secure ends.  
Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 min.  Cool two to three hours.

Then sit down with a nice cup of coffee or tea and chow.

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