Thursday, July 24, 2008
From the Snail Mail In-Box: W.L. Pumpkin Pie, Circleville Ohio
From the back of the vintage postcard:
The World's Largest Pumpkin Pie is baked annually for the Circleville Pumpkin Show, by Lindsey's Bake Ship, Circleville,, Ohio. Weight: 273 lbs., Recipe: 32.5 lbs. pie dough, 12 gal. pumpkin, 36 lbs. sugar, 12 doz. eggs, 4 lbs. cornstarch, 1 lb. salt, 1 lb. spices, 102 lbs. milk. Bake 6 hours - cool 6 hours - and serve. Cost - $61.08.