Glazed Fresh Strawberry Pie
strawberries, fresh, hulled
red food coloring, a few drops
Mash 1 pint of the strawberries, using a fork, and set aside.
Combine the sugar and cornstarch in a 3 quart sauce pan.
Stir in the water and mashed berries.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to a boil, then cook 2 minutes longer.
Remove from the heat and stir in the food coloring.
Cool to room temperature.
Fold in the remaining 2 pints of strawberries and turn into the baked pie shell.
Chill in the refrigerator at least 2 hours.
To serve, top with puffs of sweetened whipped cream.