Sunday, December 25, 2016

Amish White Christmas Pie (recipe and book suggestion.)

Amish White Christmas Pie Recipe

  1. In small bowl, soak gelatin in cold water; set aside.
  2. In saucepan, mix 1/2 cup sugar, flour, salt and milk.
  3. Cook over low heat, stirring until mixture comes to a boil.
  4. Boil for 1 minute; remove from heat.
  5. Stir in softened gelatin.
  6. Cool.
  7. When partially set, beat until smooth.
  8. Blend in vanilla, almond extract and whipped cream.
  9. In separate bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until stiff.
  10. Add 1/2 cup sugar and beat until soft peaks from.
  11. Fold into gelatin mixture; then fold in flaked coconut.
  12. Divide into baked pie shells.
  13. If desired, sprinkle with additional flaked coconut.
  14. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.
                                                                                                                                                                                         AND a good novel to read to go with the pie (recipe from this book) is:

    Wednesday, December 7, 2016

    Phone Shanty # 1

    A phone shanty is often mistaken for an outhouse. Usually the outhouse has no windows and has a pipe up top for ventilation.