My Mother's Pie Crust

My Mother's Pie Crust

2 cups all purpose flour

1 teaspoon salt

2/3 cup vegetable shortening (Crisco)

5 or 6 tablespoons very cold water

1 tablespoon vinegar

In a medium bowl, combine flour and salt. Add shortening and use a  pastry cutter to combine with the flour. Stir in water and vinegar. Divide dough into two equal parts. Dough can be used to make 2 single crusts or 1 double crust. Roll out on a floured surface to desired size. Place in pie plate. For a single crust, bake in a preheated 450 degree F oven for 10 - 12 minutes or until browned.