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Simple Strawberry Pie

It's summer and it's Hot, and it's the weekend.  This strawberry pie recipe, to me, is the best.  Yes, it is simple; yes, it uses ingredients that are prepackaged (don't know, but that is a sin to some).  And, yes, you can make it more complex if you wish.

If you are having friends over, having pool, and your cooking out; this is just a really delicious, easy, make ahead dessert.

Summertime Strawberry Pie (makes 1 deep-dish pie)
1/2 package refrigerated pie crust (or make your own crust) 1 (6 oz. ) box strawberry-flavored gelation 1 ½ cups sugar ¼ cup cornstarch 1 ½ cups water 4 teaspoons orange zest (this really makes it flavorful) 2 (1-pound) containers fresh strawberries, halved Whipped cream for topping (optional)
1.  Preheat oven to 450°
2.  On a lightly floured surface, unroll pie crust.Roll pastry into a      12-inch circle.  Place in a 9-inch deep-dish pie plate, fold edges under, 
     and crimp.  Prick bottom and sides of crust with fork.  Bake for 10 to 12
     minutes or u…