- 1 envelope plain gelatin
- 1/4 cup cold water
- 3/4 cup hot water
- 1 cup sugar
- dash salt
- 1 large can of evaporated milk, well chilled
juice and pulp of 2 1/2 lemons
- 2 graham cracker crusts
In a large bowl, dissolve gelatin in 1/4 cup cold water. Add hot water, sugar and salt. Cool to room temperature. Whip well.
Slowly add the chilled evaporated milk to the gelatin mixture and continue to whip. Add lemon juice and pulp and beat until well mixed. Pour into the graham cracker crusts. Chill until set.
- 1 egg white, at room temperature
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
- 1 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Grease a cookie sheet.
Beat egg whites and salt until soft peaks form. Gradually add brown sugar, beating constantly, until stiff peaks form. Fold in pecans.
Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of meringue onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake about 15 to 20 minutes or until delicately brown and firm. Cool three to five minutes before removing from cookie sheet.