Simple Strawberry Pie

Reprinted from THE STRAWBERRY CONNECTION: STRAWBERRY COOKERY WITH FLAVOUR, FACT AND FOLKLORE by Beatrice Ross Buszek, Nimbus Publishing Limited, Halifax, NS, BIK 5N5.

3 cups strawberries, washed and stemmed (750 ml)
1 cup sugar (250 ml)
1 tablespoon cornstarch (15 ml)
Pinch of salt
1 tablespoon butter (15 ml)
Double pie crust dough
Line pan with bottom crust. Add above ingredients except butter, adding that on top of filling. Cover with top crust. Bake in very hot oven 10 minutes at 450∞F (225∞C). Reduce to 350∞F (165∞C) and bake for another 30 minutes.