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Up in the shop

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Did I ever mention I have a little Etsy shop. I just uploaded some new knits to it come by and check it out!

autumn baking

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Checking in and sharing my favorite apple pie recipe..hope you enjoy it

Two Crust Pie:(8-9 inch)
2/3 cup plus 2 tablespoons shortening
2 cups all purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
4-5 tablespoons water

cut shortening into flour and salt until particles are about small peas

Sprinkle in water.1 tablespoon at a time,tossing with fork until all flour is moistened and pastry almost cleans side of bowl (1-2 teaspoons water can be added if needed)

Gather Pastry into two balls. Flatten one at a time on a floured surface. Roll pastry 2 inches larger than inverted pie place.Use flour so your rolling pin doesnt stick. Fold in half and lift into the pie plate and unfold. ( I roll mine on was paper so its easy to pick up and fold and move into pie plate)

Apple pie filing :
3/4ths cup sugar
1/4th all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
dash of salt
6 cups thinly sliced tart apples (about 6 medium apples should do it)
2 tablespoons margarine or butter

Heat oven to 425.

Mix sugar,flour,nu…