TIP OF THE DAY: Lemon Meringue Pie & 25 Recipes Beyond Pie

[1] This American favorite originated in Switzerland (photo courtesy American Egg Board). [2] Some people like their meringue slightly browned (photo #1); some like the full-on treatment here (photo courtesy McCormick). [3] Deconstructed lemon meringue tart, a work of art. Here’s the recipe (photo courtesy @Chef_Lymalaya.   August 15th is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day.…
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RECIPE: A Classic & Variations For National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

August 15th is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day, celebrating one of America’s favorite pies. What are the top 10 pies in America, based on consumption? No one has done that survey in a truly scientific way. Mrs. Smith’s released a survey of their top 10 based on sales, but it only included frozen pies in…
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RECIPE: Atlantic Beach Pie, A Spin On Lemon Meringue Pie

[1] A slice of classic lemon meringue pie (photo courtesy IncredibleEgg.org). [2] The Atlantic Beach Pie variation substitutes a crunchy saltine crust (photo courtesy Crook’s Corner | Our State magazine). [3] You can never have too much meringue (photo courtesy McCormick; here’s the recipe). [4] Chess pie is a lemon custard pie baked in an…
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FOOD HOLIDAY: Lemon Meringue Pie Day & A Drink To Celebrate

Luscious lemon meringue pie. Photo courtesy McCormick.   Today is National Lemon Meringue Pie Day. How does lemon meringue rank among America’s favorite pies? Schwann Food Company, maker of Mrs. Smith’s Pies, surveyed Americans on their three favorite pies. The results: 1. Apple Pie 2. Pumpkin Pie 3. Chocolate Cream Pie 4. Cherry Pie 5.…
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