Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Wordless Wednesday & Apple Pie Recipe

Sweet as Apple Pie

Mom's Pie Crust (Bev Krumm)
For 9" pie crust (double for apple pie)
1/3 cup Lard
1 cup Flour
1/3 tsp. Salt
2-3 Tbsp.  Cold Water

Cut lard with flour and salt into pea-sized dough, add 1 Tbsp. water at a time till form ball.  Flatten and roll on floured surface.

Mother's Old-Fashioned Apple Pie (Ideals Farmhouse Cookbook by Clarice L Moon, Copyright 1978)
4 to 5 cups Peeled and Sliced Tart Apples
1 1/2 cups Sugar
1/3 cup Flour
1 tsp Cinnamon
1/4 cup Water
1 Tbsp Butter

Prepare pie crust.  Roll out half and line pan.  Combine sugar, flour and cinnamon in a bowl; stir in water.  Add apples, mixing to coat thoroughly.  Pour into unbaked pie crust and dot with butter.  Roll out top crust; cut a design in the center to allow steam to escape.  Place top crust on pie, pressing around the edge to seal.  Brush pie crust with milk and sprinkle with sugar.  Bake in a 350 degree oven 45 to 60 minutes or until apples are tender and crust is browned.


  1. Oh my stars.. that face! Love it! and pinned the recipe as a classic, never fail recipe! PiDay party!

  2. first of all, the pie crust recipe starts with Lard.. just like my grandmothers! so big winner there! how can you go wrong??? #celebrate365 blog party!

    1. It is the only way to make a pie crust!

    2. We need to start a Lard pie crust just like grandma's fan club!

    3. Sign me up for a membership!