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Reviewed Lemon Meringue Pie

Dec 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

(Resubmitted to correct a punctuation error)
The recipe as presented is flawed in two respects. First, the lemon filling must be simmered, i.e. gently boiled (not cooked on low) for two minutes to kill the alpha amylase enzyme, which feeds on starch. Failure to kill the enzyme is what results in the runny filling complaints in many of the...

Reviewed Lemon Meringue Pie

Dec 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

The recipe as presented is flawed in two respects. First, the lemon filling must be simmered, i.e. gently boiled (not cooked on low) for two minutes to kill the alpha amylase enzyme, which feeds on starch. Failure to kill the enzyme is what results in the runny filling complaints in many of the reviews. Second, the amount of sugar specified for t...

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