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PIE CRUST 'NOT LIKE MOTHER USED TO MAKE
. By Carqline Cpp..
One-half cup of ice -water.
One qiip of shortening.
One-half " 'cup of butter -:or butter
substituteand one-half cup of lard.
Three cups of flour.;
One-half teaspoon-silt and-an even
teaspoon' of sugar. -
Put all the ' dry materials into a
chopping bowl and chop with the
chopping knife.-until it is all reduced;
. to fine crumbs.
Next make ajwell in the center and'
add the water. Coax -the flour mix-'
"Mure into the water with as fewj
strokes of the knife as possible. Do1
not ba discouraged if pome few of the:
flour "crumbs" do not blendv Just;
discard tfcenfor thetime. Take one-,
third ' of this d.ough for one crusti
never 'handling" it Simply take it
from the bowl and place on slightly
floured board.. Roll -only one way
from you. Turn the board, never -the
crust, and try to keep it in. a round
. "When thin enough, take a tew of
those "crumbs" and sprinkle over the.
rolled-out crust; "Put the crust in. a
pan so as to leave an inch-bf crust on