Oakland Fire Department Pecan Pie

Beat 3 eggs thoroughly with 2/3 cup sugar, a dash of salt, 1 cup dark corn syrup, and 1/3 cup melted butter. Add 1 cup pecan pieces. Pour into 9-inch unbaked pastry shell.

Bake in moderate oven (350 F) 50 minutes or till knife inserted halfway between center and edge comes out clean. Cool and serve.

From Helen Wood, California