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Grandma's Lemon Angel Pie

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Ingredients

1/2 cup egg whites
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vinegar
1 cup sugar
FILLING:
4 egg yolks
2/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons grated lemon peel
1/3 cup lemon juice

Instructions

Beat egg whites until frothy. Add salt and vinegar. Continue beating until stiff. Gradually add sugar (about 2 tablespoons at a time.) Continue beating until all sugar is dissolved and it is very stiff and glossy. Spread in a well-greased and floured 9-inch glass pie pan, shaping edges higher than center. Bake in 275-degree oven for 1-1/4 hours. Cool. For filling, beat egg yolks until thick and lemon-colored; gradually beat in sugar. Stir in lemon juice and peel. Cook in double boiler until thickened, about 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Cool. Put in baked and cooled crust. Cover with whipped cream or Cool Whip. Refrigerate.

Susan Pemp
Rock Island



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  Today is Friday, Aug. 22, the 234th day of 2014. There are 131 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The ferry boat, Rock Island, having been put in good order at the boat yard is now making her regular trips, much to the gratification of those who have to cross the river.
1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Pending the building of new public schools or additions to the present ones to provide adequate room for all the children, the board of education decided that pupils younger than 6 years old would not be accepted in Rock Island schools.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Rock Island County Fair and Rodeo will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. The fair opens Tuesday and will run through Saturday and offers entertainment and activity for young and old.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Earl Hanson School, Rock Island, joins the Program to Assist Latch Key Student, which aids working parents. PALS is a before and after school program for grades 1-6 in certain Rock Island public and private schools.




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