Sweet Zucchini Pie

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We at the CSA have not tried this recipe yet. Sounds kind of weird. Let us know if you attempt it!

1 c. peeled, cooked and drained zucchini
1 c. sugar
1 egg
2 tbsp. flour
1 c. evaporated milk
1 1/2 tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla
Dash of salt
1 unbaked pastry pie shell (or make your own)

1. Puree cooked zucchini in a blender. Add sugar, egg, flour, milk, butter, vanilla and salt. Process until thoroughly blended.

2. Place mixture in pie shell; sprinkle with cinnamon and bake at 425 degrees for 10 minutes then reduce heat to 300 degrees and continue baking for 20 minutes or until done.


Sour Cream Gooseberry Pie

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2 cups fresh gooseberries
1 cup sugar
2 TB all purpose flour
1 pinch salt
1 cup sour cream
2 eggs, beaten
1 ts vanilla extract
2 ready made pie crust (or make your own!)

1. Preheat the oven to 350.

2. In medium bowl, gently stir together the gooseberries & sugar. Let stand for 15 mins.

3. Press 1 pie crust into the bottom & up the sides of a 9 inch pie plate.

4. In medium bowl, stir the flour & salt; Mix in the sour cream, eggs and vanilla; Add the gooseberry and sugar mixture, and stir to coat evenly.

5. Spoon into pie crust, & place 2nd crust over the top. Crimp edges to seal, & cut decorative slits in the top to vent steam.

6. Bake for 55 minutes in the preheated oven.

7. Cool to room temperature; refrigerate until serving.

Yield: 8 servings