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Always Ready Pie Crust Mix
This recipe for Always Ready Pie Crust Mix struck me by surprise… I never knew you could do such a thing!
So, when this FREEZE-O-RAMA Mama saw this OAMC (once a month cooking) recipe in Sweet & Simple, I instantly knew it was going to be my Recipe # 3 for my In the Kitchen with Gooseberry Patch project with the Real Farmwives of America and Friends.
You just take 6 cups of all-purpose flour…
And 2 Cups of Shortening
And 3 t Salt
And blend it up with a pastry blender…
Truth be told, this was my first time using a pastry blender… and until now, I didn’t understand what the big deal was…
Now I do.
LOVE how easy it blends well… pastry stuffs
Genius name if ya ask me… just sayin’
Now keep ‘er sealed up tight until you are ready to use it.
Now then I gots to thinkin’…
I probably won’t remember that 2 Cups mix should be mixed with cold water 1 T at a time (up to 6 T)…
Then I probably ought to note that somewhere…
Then I remembered the most fabulous markers (besides Sharpies) known to man… Wet Erase Markers.
You might recall that I recently discovered the most lovely fun way to keep track of my grocery list literally on my fridge!
So, it occurred to me that I could do the same right on the smooth side of my pie crust container.
*Edited to add: A lot of questions followed this post. Here is a follow up post about making your own pie crust mix.