Crust: Vinegar Egg Pie Crust

posted by bjh 11-02-101 5:14 AM

Vinegar Egg Pie Crust
Heritage Recipe from Edith Hill, Ojai Valley Grange, California

1 egg
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
1-1/2 cups vegetable shortening or 1 cup lard
1 Tablespoon vinegar
5 Tablespoons cold water

Mix the salt and flour, cut in shortening until the size of a pea. Beat the egg, vinegar and water together with a fork. Add gradually to flour mixture. Bake in pie shells in 400 degrees Fahrenheit oven. Makes three shells.

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