Sweet Cherry Pie
Unbaked 9 inch double pie crust
2 pounds sweet black cherries, pitted and halved
1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons instant tapioca
juice of 1/2 lemon
Heat oven to 400 with a baking sheet on the lower middle rack. Stir together cherries, sugar, tapioca, salt, amd lemon juice in a large bowl. Trasfer to dough-lined 9-inch pie pan. Top with second half of pie dough. Pinch and crimp edges to seal, and cut slits to vent. Place pie on the baking sheet and bake 30 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 and bake 30 minutes longer. Cool 4 hours before serving.