Deep Dish Strawberry Pie

3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons corn starch
6 cups fresh strawberries, sliced
1 teaspoon lemon rind, grated
1 single pie pastry

Preheat oven to 425F. Sift together flour and corn starch. Toss with strawberries and lemon rind until coated. Turn into deep 1-1/2 quart casserole dish. Roll out single crust pastry, 1 inch larger than casserole, Cover filling with pastry. Flute edge. Cut slits in top and bake in 425 degree oven for 30-35 minutes until bubbly and crust is brown. To prevent edge of crust from browning too much, cover with a strip of foil. Remove foil during last 15 minutes of baking.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana