"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
2 1/2 c flour 3/4 t salt 3/4 c Crisco 7 T ice water
Sift together flour and salt; place into bowl and add Crisco. Blend together until mixture looks like cornmeal. Add iced water and mix gently with a fork (don't stir). Put into wax paper and chill for at least 1/2 hour.
Makes: enough for one -2 crust pie or two single pies.
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