Cookbook:Grandma's Pie Crust

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  1. Mix flour and salt. Cut shortening into the flour/salt mixture with a pastry cutter, until mixture resembles the texture of tiny peas.
  2. In separate bowl, whisk the egg, vinegar and water until well mixed.
  3. Drizzle water/egg mixture into flour mixture. Stir with fork, stir until dough is formed.
  4. Gather dough into a ball, flatten into a 10 cm (4 inch) wide disk. Wrap in plastic, and refrigerate 30 minutes.
  5. Roll dough into 20 cm (9 inch) circle and place in a 20 cm (9 inch) pie pan.
  6. Line the unbaked pie shell with foil or parchment paper, and fill with dried beans or rice.
  7. Bake at 220°C (425°F) until light golden brown (about 15-18 minutes).
  8. Cool before filling.

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