Cherry Pie
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Pie Pastry


  • 5 cup pastry flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 lb lard or shortening
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 egg, large; beaten


  • MIX together flour and salt in a large bowl. 
  • Cut in lard with a pastry cutter or gently with fingertips until mixture resembles coarse oatmeal. 
  • Gradually add enough water to make dough cling together. 
  • Gather into a ball and divide in half. Shape each ball into a flattened round on a lightly floured surface.
  • Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate 30 minutes.