Anyone who knows me knows that I turn up my nose at pumpkin pie.
Yes, that may be sacrilege at this time of year.
But before you think me a pie snob, it’s just that pumpkin filling is too one-note for me. Instead, I prefer a pie with a little more spunk and personality.
Something exactly along the lines of “Dot’s Lemon Sponge Pie.”
This lovely pie with its light and bright character is just what you want to reset the palate after all that heavy turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes.
The recipe is from “Pie is Messy” (Ten Speed Press), of which I received a review copy.
It’s by pie doyenne Rebecca Grasley, with an assist from food writer Willy Blackmore.Read more