Lydia’s Pie Crust

2 tablespoon sugar
2 cups flour
2/3 cup butter
1 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons ice water — * see note

Mix dry ingredients.
Cut in half of the butter, then cut in the other half of the
Add water one tablespoon at a time, stirring with a fork.
Water should not be added to the outside of the dough, but should be mixed
well, while combining.

To bake this crust, roll crust out, and place in pie-pan.
Poke crust genereously with a fork on the bottom and on the sides to avoid
Line the inside of pie-crust with a double thickness of foil, covering
the entire crust, and wrapping down the outside of the pan approximately
1/2 to 1 inch.
bake at 425 degrees for eight minutes.
remove foil.
bake for 5 minutes, or until crust is golden brown.

* water: 5 to 7 tablespoons of ice-water depending on texture

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