Common Suet-Crust for Pies

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By Eliza Acton

Published 1845

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  • Flour, 2 lbs.
  • beef or veal kidney-suet, 12 to 16 oz.
  • salt (for <


In many families this is preferred both for pies and tarts, to crust made with butter, as being much more wholesome; but it should never be served unless especially ordered, as it is to some persons peculiarly distasteful. Chop the suet extremely small, and add from six to eight ounces of it to a