Hubby's Perfect Pie Crust
Note: Photo borrowed from internet.
Also, we don't like a super flaky crust. I imagine if you want it a little flakier that you could mix the dry ingredients, cut in the shortening, and then add the water. Again, I'm not a baker, but, according to all the cooking shows, cutting in is the secret to flakiness in any pastry. I'll let you be the judge.