Strawberry Pie II Allrecipes.com - BEST strawberry pie ever, possibly best pie ever. use fresh picked strawberries, use 1 1/2 qts of them, less sugar and water, only mash 1/4 of the strawberries, cook quickly and briefly (not 10 min), and paint the crust after baking with melted choc., and chill before filling. best moment of spring!!!! new: add raspberries to the mashed berries, used lemon juice and zest as part of the water, and add pinch of nutmeg and salt too. blended then simmer.