How to Make Lard Based Pie Crust

My grandmother's recipe for pie crust. Great, flaky and the way they used to make it. Keep it cold for maximum flakiness.

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How to Make Lard Based Pie Crust Recipe
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1
Gather ingredients.

Gather ingredients.

2
Combine salt and flour. Cut in lard using a pastry blender or two knives.

Combine salt and flour. Cut in lard using a pastry blender or two knives.

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3
It should look like this when done and be crumbly.

It should look like this when done and be crumbly.

4
Pierce yolk membrane, add water and vinegar. Mix.

Pierce yolk membrane, add water and vinegar. Mix.

5
Add liquids to flour/lard base. Combine and work together with a fork.

Add liquids to flour/lard base. Combine and work together with a fork.

6
Form into 3 equal rounds, wrap and freeze or refrigerate. Or roll out and use immediately.

Form into 3 equal rounds, wrap and freeze or refrigerate. Or roll out and use immediately.

Ingredients

1 Cup Lard 
Cups Flour 
¼ Teaspoons Salt 
1 Egg 
1 Tablespoon White vinegar 
¼ Cups Ice cold water 
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