"Hurry and get the work done, " said Ma. "And then, Laura, you go to the corn-patch and bring me a green pumpkin. I'm going to make a pie!"
"A pie! But how..." Mary said, and Laura said, "A green pumpkin pie? I never heard of such a thing, Ma."
"Neither did I," said Ma. "But we wouldn't do much if we didn't do things that nobody ever heard of before."
The Long Winter
Laura Ingalls Wilder
One of my most favorite books