Those of us in the United States will be celebrating our country's birthday on the 4th of July with fireworks, hometown picnics and plenty of red, white and blue! In this week's Recipe Round-Up, we're asking for your recipes that you'll be fixing to treat friends & family. They can be patriotic colors or they can just be a dish Independence Day gatherings are never without.
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Here's one of our favorite ways to use summer's red beauties in a delicious dessert!
Fresh Strawberry Pie
This pie from 101 Blue-Ribbon Desserts is downright incredible. With it's fresh, sweet taste and gorgeous looks, you're definitely going to be back for a second slice.
1-1/2 c. water
1 c. sugar
3 T. cornstarch
1/8 t. salt
3-oz. pkg. strawberry gelatin mix
1 T. lemon juice
1 t. red food coloring
4 c. fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
9-inch pie crust, baked, or graham cracker crust
Optional: whipped cream
In a saucepan over medium heat, combine water, sugar, cornstarch and salt. Bring to a boil. Boil for 3 to 4 minutes, until mixture is clear. Stir in dry gelatin mix, lemon juice and food coloring. Remove from heat and set aside to cool. Arrange strawberries in baked crust. Pour cooled gelatin mixture over berries. Cover and refrigerate until set. Top with whipped cream, if desired. Serves 8.
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