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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How to Cook a Blueberry Pie Recipe
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Heat oven to 425.    Clean berries thoroughly, picking out stems, leaves, etc.

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

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Dry berries, continuing to pick out debris

Dry berries, continuing to pick out debris

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3
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.

4
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.

5
Mix dry ingredients with a fork.

Mix dry ingredients with a fork.

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Dump dry ingredients into the berry/lemon juice bowl.

Dump dry ingredients into the berry/lemon juice bowl.

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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.

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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.

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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.

10
Make a fancy lattice top crust...or...top with second pie crust.

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

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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).

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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.

13
Watch the pie closely. As you can see, my berries boiled over, Making a MESS in the oven. Cool pie for an hour +.  Enjoy!

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

Ingredients

4 Cups Blueberries 
2 Pie crust, 9" each 
Cups Sugar  
3 Tablespoons Butter 
2 Tablespoons Flour 
½ Teaspoons Cinnamon 
2 Teaspoons Lemon juice 
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