Ready for the strawberry season, can’t wait to try it.

9″ Baked Pie Shell

2/3 Cup Sugar

2/3 Cup Flour

1/4 Tsp Salt

2 Cups Milk

4 Eggs, Separated

1 1/2 Tsp Vanilla

3/4 Cup Dairy Sour Cream

1 Cup Sliced Fresh Strawberries

1/4 Tsp. Cream of Tartar

1/2 Cup Sugar

Combine 2/3 cup sugar, flour & salt in 2 quart saucepan. Gradually stir in milk until smooth. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened and comes to a boil. Boil & stir 1 minute .

Remove from heat and stir a small amount of hot mixture into egg yokes; return all to saucepan.

Cook over low heat until thickened, about 2 minutes. DO NOT BOIL.

Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Gently fold in sour cream, a small amount at a time.

Cover and cool to lukewarm.

Meanwhile, line pie shell with strawberries; spoon filling over berries. Preheat oven to 350deg. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until frothy. Gradually add 1/2 cup sugar and continue beating until stiff peaks form.

Spread over filling until all covered and sealed to the crust.

Bake until lightly browned. (about 5 minutes).

Remove from oven and chill 3 to 4 hours before serving.

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Photography By Mary Anne Whitchurch Tuck

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Loved to write since high the years pass memories and relationships are primary. (There is also room for an opinion or two.) Feeling good at the age of eighty-five, enjoying life and a hobby of photography. Lived on a small farm for sixty-one years. welcomed three sons, two grandkids, and 3 greats. Owned and operated an Ace Hardware and Hallmark Shop, managing also to raise sheep for ten years. Shared sixty-two years of marriage before his passing in 2017. One son has also passed on to the next life, Memories really are "Made From This". Welcome to my world!


  • April 26, 2020 at 7:53 am

    Going to have to try this one too… I think I see a weighty problem about to surface. 🥴

    • April 26, 2020 at 5:25 pm

      Been there before..Try to concentrate on something else while you’re eating it. Works for me.


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