Ground-Cherry Pie

You can forage or grow the fixin's for ground-cherry pie, an almost forgotten treat from grandmother's day.



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A baked ground-cherry pie and bowl of rip ground cherries.
PHOTO: LAURA BOYLE
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When you go out foraging for ground cherries, don't be fooled by Chinese Lanterns, which are a non-edible, ornamental species.
LAURA BOYLE
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Although this sweet, tomato-like fruit can be cultivated, the wild versions—such as these roadside plants—are equally delicious.
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