Ingredients 1-1/2 cups flour 3 tablespoons lard 1/2 teaspoon salt cold water 3 tablespoons butter
Method—Wash butter and squeeze until water and salt has been removed. Chill the lard then chop it into the flour, with two knives. Add salt and moisten it to a dough with cold water. (Ice water is not essential but is desirable in summer.) Toss on a floured board and roll out. Fold to make three layers and put the butter between the layers. Turn half way round, pat, and roll out. Cut off the sides of it and roll into shape for the plate. Roll the center for the upper crust, cutting slits in it to let out steam. Fold the upper crust under the edge of the lower crust. Bake in a moderately hot oven 40-50 minutes. Pastry may be used immediately or chilled before using. It must not come in contact with the ice.
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Ingredients 4 or 5 sour apples 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 tablespoon grated nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon lemon juice few gratings lemon rind 1 tablespoon butter
Method—Line pie-plate with pastry. Pare, core, and cut apples into eighths. Put row of slices around the plate 1/2 inch from the edge working towards the center until the plate is covered. Then pile on the remainder. Mix sugar, nutmeg, salt, lemon juice and grated rind and sprinkle over the apple. Dot all with butter. Wet the edges of the under crust, cover with the upper crust and press together. Bake for 40-45 minutes in a moderate oven.
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