Most of the time I don't like strawberry pie because the strawberries are either too raw or too cooked. I feel a little like Goldilocks, but that's just the way it is. This pie has the perfect mix of both!
1 9" baked pie crust
2 1/2 lb fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced
1/2 c white sugar
3 T cornstarch
3/4 c water
1 t vanilla (optional)
What To Do With It:
Crush roughly 1/3 of your berries with a potato masher. Mix all the berries, sugar, cornstarch, and water together in a pot and boil over medium high heat for 2-3 minutes.
This pie crust clearly isn't baked yet, but I wanted to include the picture. It makes me want to play that crazy connect the dots into squares game....too many long car rides as a kid I think :)
P.S. These strawberries were free! How awesome is it to fill my family's tummies with delicious home-cooked food that would have otherwise gone to waste?! :)