Tender Pie Crust
- 1 tsp. table salt
- 1 large egg
- 2 to 3 Tbs. ice water
- 1 cup solid vegetable shortening, chilled and cut into small pieces
- 1 Tbs. white vinegar
- 3 cups (about 13-½ oz.) all-purpose flour
Combine the flour and salt in a large mixing bowl or a food processor. Add the shortening and cut it in with a pastry blender or two knives (or pulse the processor) until the largest pieces of shortening are about the size of fat peas. Transfer to a large mixing bowl if using the food processor. ...