|Food in Grandma's Day|
|by Jeraldine Jackson|
Recalls what it was like for a young African American girl to help prepare meals for her large family living in Madison, Illinois, in the 1930s an...
1 - 10 of 105 for grandmas pie crust
Work the lard ... you one double crust pie and a single ... do not discard the beans (store them in a jar). They can be saved and reused over and over.
Mix together, handling as little as possible, then roll out into pie shell shape. Makes 2 crusts. Bake like you do any pie shell.
Mix lard, flour, and salt until crumbly. Add enough water to make dough soft. Roll and cut. Makes one crust.
Make a flour ... fit 9 inch pie plate. Run spatula ... degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Prick bottom and sides before baking or line pastry with pastry weights.
Cut shortening into ... dough will keep indefinitely in the refrigerator. Makes four 9 inch single crusts deep dish or two 9 inch double crusts deep dish.
Mix dry ingredients ... to make one crust and put on ... and freeze until I need for a pie. One ball for 1 crust, 2 balls for double crust. Never fails.
Crush Chex cereal ... Place strawberries in crust and pour Jello ... chilled until set. (I save a small amount of crushed cereal to sprinkle over the topping.)
Put in blender ... greased 10 inch pie pan. Bake at ... until brown. Middle will appear rather soft. If you bake too long, you will have more of a cake.
Mix with fork ... flour and mix. Divide dough in half, roll between waxed paper. (Rub a little flour on waxed paper before rolling.) Makes 1 double crust.
Above = 1 crust; double the ingredients for a 2 crust pie. Bake at 425 degrees for 40 to 50 minutes.
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