Family Histories

Family Histories for the Rose and Kirkpatrick Families

Friday, June 22, 2012

Sarah Stroud & Vinegar Pie

Sarah with daughter Beulah & her husband Arlis
Sarah Stroud & sister

Joyce Sue & Eugene Stanfill, cousin Lee Stroud & grandmother Sarah
Sarah Sparks Stroud
Sarah Sparks Stroud (center) & sisters Myrt and Mary

Vinegar Pie
(Grandmother Stroud’s recipe)

1 pie crust, blind baked

2 eggs
6 tablespoons white vinegar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons butter, softened
1 cup water
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon lemon extract

Mix ingredients together in a saucepan and cook until thickened.  Pour into baked pie crust and refrigerate until ready to serve.



Vinegar pie is a pie that originated in the 1800s when fruit – lemons – were not in season and unavailable.  The pie is supposed to have a lemony flavor.

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