classic pie dough
1.5 c. flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 c. shortening (Crisco now makes a shortening without Trans Fats!)- interested in if you can substitute shortening for butter?
5-6 Tbsp. water
Mix flour and salt-blend in shortening with pastry cutter, or paddle attachment and Kitchen Aid mixer. Add ice water until dough becomes a ball. Flour surface and roll out to about 1/4 inch.