"Paula Deen's Lemon Meringue Pie
One 14 oz.Can Sweetened condensed milk
1/2 C.Lemon Juice (fresh)
1 tsp.grated lemon zest
3 Egg Yolks
One 8inch PREBAKED pie shell ( I like the Pillbury kind that unroll; they're in the refrigerated section.)
In Medium Bowl, combine milk, lemon juice,and zest. Blend in egg yolks. Pour into Cooled crust. (No need to cook the lemon mixture first.)
3 Egg Whites
1/4 tsp.cream of tarter
Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Beat egg whites w/cream of tarter till soft peaks form. Gradually beat in sugar till stiff peaks form. Spread over filling, seal to edge of crust all the way around. Bake for about 15 min., or till meringue is golden brown.
Paula Deen's Sweet Potato Pie
2 Cups peeled, cooked, mashed sweet potatoes.
(best to mash w/electric mixture. Gets them real smooth)
1 1/4 Cups sugar
1/4 Cup (1/2 stick) melted butter
14 tsp.ground ginger
1 Cup Milk
One 9-Inch Unbaked Pie Crust
3 Egg Whites
Preheat oven to 350degrees. For the filling, in a lg.bowl, combine the potatoes, one cup of the sugar, the butter, eggs, vanilla, salt, and spices. Mix very thoroughly. Add the milk, stirring well. Pour mixture into pie crust and bake 40-50min., or until a knife inserted in middle comes out clean. Place pie on a rack and cool to room temp.before covering with meringue.
For the MERINGUE:
Using an elec.mixer, beat"