This didn’t work out.
I baked the pie shell (lined with aluminum foil, filled with beans). I mashed and cooked 2 cups of fresh strawberries. I drained it, added sugar and cornstarch and boiled and stirred and all that good stuff.
I tried to arrange the berries in a pretty, Martha-Stewart-like way. That didn’t work, because I was running out of patience. I poured the beautiful thick glaze over everything and chilled the pie for the required three hours.
It didn’t work out: the crust was dry, the glaze soupy, the strawberries too sweet.
I made a creole bean recipe in the crock pot. That didn’t work out either. I threw it all in the garbage. On the same pie-baking, bean-cooking day, I made pizza dough in the bread machine. And–you guessed it–that didn’t work out. I had to add a ton of flour and the pizza just didn’t taste…
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