Nearly fill the crust with dry, nicely seasoned, fresh apple sauce; cover with a 1/3 inch layer of raspberry jam which has been beaten so as to spread well; bake. The jam may be put on after the pie is baked, or both apple and jam may be put into a baked crust. The pie may have a meringue, but Phoebe's didn't.-It may also be baked with two crusts.
Scant 1 qt. berries, 1 tablespn. flour, 1/4 teaspn. salt. A little water if berries are dry.
1 1/2 cup cranberries, 3/4 cup seeded raisins, 3/4 cup sugar, 1 1/2 tablespn. flour, a pinch of salt, 1 1/4 cup boiling water. Mix sugar, flour and salt; pour boiling water over and boil up. Cut cranberries in halves and raisins in small pieces with the shears and add to syrup. 2 crusts.
To each pint of elder-berries use 1 tablespn. lemon juice, 1/2 - 1 cup sugar, 1/2 - 1 tablespn. flour, 1/4 teaspn. salt.
1 lb. figs, 1 cup sugar, 3 cups water, 1 1/2 - 2 tablespns. lemon juice, salt. Wash and grind or chop the figs, pour the water over them warm and let stand over night; add grated rind of 1/2 the lemon with other ingredients. 2 crusts.
1 qt. berries, 1 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespn. flour, 1/2 teaspn. salt.
Put sliced ripe peaches in baked crust; sprinkle with sugar and cover with whipped cream or an uncooked meringue. Serve at once. Cut pie before covering with cream or meringue. Mellow bananas may be substituted for peaches and a very delicate sprinkling of sugar used.
Thick prune pulp, slightly sweetened or not, one crust, strips of pastry over top if convenient. May have meringue with or without grated lemon rind, or may be covered with whipped cream after cutting.
Put thin layer of universal crust in shallow pudding dish or deep pie pan; when light bake; fill with berries, sprinkle with sugar, and meringue with the whites of 2 or 3 eggs, and 1 1/2 tablespn. sugar.
1 qt. sliced tomatoes 3 tablespns. flour
1 cup sugar 1/2 teaspn. salt
Select tomatoes that are just going to turn, or that may be a little white, or that may have a trifle of red on one side, not those that are at all ripe, yet not very green ones. Make pie in pudding dish or shallow granite basin and do not have the crust come quite to the top. Bake very slowly, after the first 10 m., for 2 hours. The pie is not good unless baked slowly for a long time.
3 eggs juice of 1 lemon grated rind of 1/2 lemon
Add beaten whites last. May omit butter.
rind of 1 and juice of 2 oranges, 4 tablespns. sugar
4 eggs, 1 pt. rich milk
Leave out 2 whites for meringue.