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Emeril's Savory Pie Crust

An Emeril Essential

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Difficulty: Easy
Cook Time: min


  • 1 1/2 cups plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 8 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, (1 stick), cut into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons solid vegetable shortening
  • 3 tablespoons ice water
  • Cooking Directions

    Sift the flour and salt into a large bowl. Using your fingertips, work the butter and shortening into the flour until the mixture resembles small peas. Work the ice water into the mixture with your fingers until the dough just comes together; be careful not to overmix. Form the dough into a disk, wrap tightly in plastic wrap,and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before rolling out.

    Makes one 9- or 10-inch pie crust

    Recipe courtesy Emeril Lagasse, appearing in "Emeril's Potluck," William Morrow Publishers, New York, 2004

    Recipe Summary

    Main Ingredients: vegetable shortening, butter, savory piecrust

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