Showing posts with label arizona. Show all posts
Showing posts with label arizona. Show all posts

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Arizona Sunshine Pie

One of the many wonderful things about
living in Arizona is the plentiful citrus trees.
Just about everyone has either a grapefruit,
lemon, lime or orange tree in their yard.
I have peach, pomegranate and plum (but
that's because I like a challenge). I am
planning to put both a lemon and a lime
in my yard, but until then, I have plenty
of friends with overloaded citrus trees,
looking to off load their abundance onto
me. I say, "Bring it!" There is nothing
as wonderful as home grown fruit fresh
off the tree!

Here is one of my favorite recipes
(my neighbor made it for us and shared
the recipe) Thanks, Linda!

I just love it, because not only is it tasty but it
uses the WHOLE lemon. Yup, rind and all!
Talk about not letting your fruit
go to waste. And even better than
that, it's EASY!

Arizona Sunshine Pie

1 large lemon
4 eggs
1 stick butter, melted
1 tspn vanilla
1 ½ cups sugar
1 unbaked piecrust

Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
Cut lemon into chunks leaving rind on.
Remove seeds. In a blender or food
processor, blend together lemon,
eggs, butter, vanilla and sugar until
mixture is smooth (should be
very watery). Pour into unbaked
pie crust. Bake at 350 degrees for
about 45 minutes. If crust becomes
too brown, cover edges with
foil and finish baking. Serve with
whipped cream!

Now, how often do you get to taste sunshine?

Jenn McKinlay
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