Years ago before FWS, I started a blog called My Husband the Farmer. It was all about our crazy farm life and basically how to cook everything I loved to eat. Since then, I'm full-time into farming myself and I started up this little business so it's kind of gone by the wayside unfortunately.
I used to share all kinds of great family recipes that were easy, full of real ingredients and tasted delicious. I don't really know how else to share farm life with those not involved in farming already but food is a great start so I'm back at it here and I've got my Grandma Evelyn Clement's pie crust up first.
You may recall her name, she's one of the namesakes of my collections. She was a farmer's wife and she was a great cook. This recipe is special because it came right out of my Grandma’s Farm Women’s Union cookbook. It's close to my heart because I never got to meet this remarkable woman but over the years I have met her through cooking and that’s a special kind of love.
Grandma Clement's Pie Crust (4 crusts)
1 pound shortening (like Crisco)
1 tsp salt
1 large egg
2 tsp baking powder
2 TBSP vinegar
1/4 tsp salt
1 TBS sugar
1/3 cups Crisco (I like to use coconut oil)
6-8 TBS ice water