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How to cook a blueberry pie

This delicious blueberry pie recipe has been adapted from "Our Blueberry Pie" in Hollyhocks & Radishes by Bonnie Stewart Mickelson

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STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Heat oven to 425.    Clean berries thoroughly, picking out stems, leaves, etc.

Heat oven to 425. Clean berries thoroughly, picking out stems, leaves, etc.

Dry berries, continuing to pick out debris

Dry berries, continuing to pick out debris

Put berries in a large mixing bowl.  Drizzle lemon juice over clean, dry berries.

Put berries in a large mixing bowl. Drizzle lemon juice over clean, dry berries.

Put sugar, flour & cinnamon in a separate bowl. A word about the odd sugar measurement...I just "eyeballed" the amount to slightly less  than a cup.

Put sugar, flour & cinnamon in a separate bowl. A word about the odd sugar measurement...I just "eyeballed" the amount to slightly less than a cup.

Mix dry ingredients with a fork.

Mix dry ingredients with a fork.

Dump dry ingredients into the berry/lemon juice bowl.

Dump dry ingredients into the berry/lemon juice bowl.

Mix until berries are evenly "frosted" with sugar/flour/cinnamon mixture. Set aside.

Mix until berries are evenly "frosted" with sugar/flour/cinnamon mixture. Set aside.

Confession: I use per-made pie crusts.  Follow preparation instructions on the box.

Confession: I use per-made pie crusts. Follow preparation instructions on the box.

Butter...in a pie? Yes.   Cut butter into small pieces. Pour 1/2 berry mixture into a prepared pie crust. Dot with butter. Repeat this process with the remainder berries and butter.

Butter...in a pie? Yes. Cut butter into small pieces. Pour 1/2 berry mixture into a prepared pie crust. Dot with butter. Repeat this process with the remainder berries and butter.

Make a fancy lattice top crust...or...top with second pie crust.

Make a fancy lattice top crust...or...top with second pie crust.

Pinch top & bottom crust together, folding over the edges.  Crimp edges closed and cut vent slits in the top (6-8).

Pinch top & bottom crust together, folding over the edges. Crimp edges closed and cut vent slits in the top (6-8).

Put the pie in the oven...  425 for 15 minutes then... 350 for 35-40 minutes (watch the color of the crust)  While the pie is baking enjoy a beverage. I suggest, a nice wheat beer with a few berries.

Put the pie in the oven... 425 for 15 minutes then... 350 for 35-40 minutes (watch the color of the crust) While the pie is baking enjoy a beverage. I suggest, a nice wheat beer with a few berries.

Watch the pie closely. As you can see, my berries boiled over, Making a MESS in the oven. Cool pie for an hour +. Enjoy!

  • 4.0c Blueberries
  • 2.0 Pie crust, 9" each
  • 7/8c Sugar
  • 3.0Tbsp Butter
  • 2.0Tbsp Flour
  • 1/2tsp Cinnamon
  • 2.0tsp Lemon juice