Perfect Pie Crust (nice and flaky)

Makes two 9-inch pie crusts Ingredients:2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter, chilled and diced 1/2 cup ice water ;   Combine the flour and salt in a large ;    Cut in the butter until the mixture resembles coarse ;   Stir in the ice water, a Tablespoon at a time, until the crust mixture forms a ;   Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 hours or ; Do not over work the dough or it will become tough and ;;   Sprinkle flour onto rolling surface. Roll dough out, then divide in half. Roll each half to fit…
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Amazing Apple Pie

Ingredients: 8 cups sliced, peeled assorted baking apples - about 3 ; (Granny Smith, Cortland, Jonathan) 2 Tablespoons lemon juice 3/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 2 Tablespoons butter 1 egg yolk 1 Tablespoon milk Directions:  (use the pastry shell from the Perfect Pie Crust recipe);   In a large bowl, toss the sliced apples with lemon ;   Combine sugars, flour, cinnamon and nutmeg; add to apples and toss well to ;    Fill pastry lined 9 inch pie pan with apple mixture. Dot with ;   …
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