When we arrived back at Claire’s house with our pie supplies,
I had a hunch there must be an easier pecan pie recipe.
I asked Claire if she had a cookbook kicking around somewhere or, I wondered, do youngsters get all their culinary training online these days?
But no, Claire did have a cookbook collection which she showed me. I found a book called something like “Easy-fix and enjoy”, which was what I had in mind, and which, sure enough,
We still had one more day left in Chicago to taste our pies and make another.
To be continued...