Louise Piper's Pie Shell
Any cooked filling may be added to this pie shell.
Yield: makes 1 Pie Shell
- 1 1⁄3 cups flour
- 1⁄2 tsp. salt
- 1⁄3 clove vegetable oil
- 3 tbsp. cold milk
- Combine flour and salt in a mixing bowl. Pour oil into a measuring cup, and add milk. Do not stir.
- Add liquids to dry ingredients and mix with a fork until dough forms a ball (you may need 1–2 tsp. more oil). Roll out dough between two sheets of wax paper to form a 12'' disk.
- Place pastry in a 9'' pie plate, form a decorative edge, and prick base and sides all over with a fork. Bake until light golden, 12–15 minutes.