"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 Pat in a Pan Pie Crust, by Joyce Steward, is from Winter Family Recipes,
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2 cups flour 2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup vegetable oil 3 tablespoons milk
Mix together flour, sugar and salt. Add oil and milk. Mix with fork until flour is dampened. Reserve 1/3 of dough for top crust. Press remaining dough against bottom and sides of 8 or 9 inch pie plate. Fill with fruit filling. Crumble reserved dough over top and sprinkle with sugar. Bake in 375 degree oven for 45 minutes.
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