"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
This recipe for Apple Crumb Pie, by Ruby Pinter, is from The Pinter Family Cookbook ,
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4-5 large, tart apples 1 recipe Plain Pastry 1/2 cup sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 cup sugar 3/4 cup enriched flour 1/3 cup butter
Peel and core apples. Slice into a 9 inch pastry lined pie pan. Mix 1/2 cup sugar with cinnamon; sprinkle over apples. Sift 1/2 cup sugar with flour; cut in butter till crumbly. Sprinkle over apples. Bake in hot oven (400º) 40-50 minutes.
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