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shortening, no substitutes
Mix flour and salt. Cut in shortening until it resembles small peas
Combine remaining ingredients and let stand a few minutes. Divide in half. You may roll out all of the dough or freeze half now.
Flour a large work surface and roll dough out 1/8-1/4" thick. Cut to fit your pie pan, make strips for lattice pies, or cut out shapes for whatever kind of pie you're making.
Note: Depending on the weather, it make require a little more water or flour than instructed.
Makes 6 9" pie shells or 3 9" double crust pies