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Standard Pastry

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Ingredients
  9 inch pastry crust 1
  Margarine 6 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour/Whole wheat flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Not Stone Ground)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cold water 3 Tablespoon
  9 inch double crust pastry 1
  Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour/Whole wheat flour 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Not Stone Ground)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Cold water 5 Tablespoon
Directions

1. Cut margarine into flour and salt until particles are size of small peas. Sprinkle water in, 1 tablespoon at a time, tossing with fork until all flour is moistened and pastry almost cleans side of bowl (1 to 2 teaspoons water can be added if necessary).
2. Gather pastry into a ball; shape into flattened round on lightly floured cloth-covered board. (For Two-crust Pie, divide pastry into halves and shape into 2 rounds.) Roll pastry 2 inches larger than inverted pie plate with floured stockinet-covered rolling pin. Fold pastry into fourths; unfold and ease into plate, pressing firmly against bottom and side.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Wheat

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