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"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

Grandma's Favorite Pie Shell Recipe

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Ingredients:  
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5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp. salt
1 lb. (454 g.) tenderflake lard
1 T. vinegar
1 egg lightly beaten
COLD water to make 1 cup liquids

Directions:
Directions:
Cut tenderflake into mixed flour and salt. Combine vinegar and egg in a 1 cup measuring cup, then add enough cold water to make a full 1 cup. Pour slowly on flour blend. Add only enough water to make dough cling together. Makes 6 shells.

 

 

 

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