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Recipe: Squash Pie

Recipe: Squash Pie

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This is one of two dishes that really make Thanksgiving for me -- the other is my approximation of my grandmother's summer savoury dressing. Squash pie is made in much the same way as pumpkin pie, but is much lighter in flavour. 

Line a pie plate with pastry. Do not prick the bottoms or sides of the pie shell. Preheat oven to 425F.

Blend together:

  • 2 cups buttercup or hubbard squash mashed
  • 3/4 cup honey
  • 1 1/2 cups whipping cream
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Pour into unbaked pie shell. Bake in 425F oven for 15 min, then reduce heat to 350F and bake for a further 45 min. Pie is done when inserted knife is removed clean. Cool before serving.

Happy Thanksgiving, Everyone!

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