Lemons, lemons, lemons – Lemon Meringue Pie

What’s the old saying? “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade!” I say, make Lemon Meringue Pie and Rose Lemonade with the left over lemon juice. When I was a child, my mother used to make this pie frequently, because it was simple, and always very, very good.  I remember the first time I went to a coffee shop and got excited because they had Lemon Meringue pie, but, it was translucent and nasty.  My mother’s was not made from cornstarch, my mother opened up a can and made magic! A word about that magic can – my mother used Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk and I used it for years, and I still use it when I want absolute perfection. I found out about the Hispanic product La Lechera, that not only tastes very good, but it considerably less expensive!  Do yourself a favor and keep a few cans … Continue reading