How to Cut in Butter from Cooking and Cooking
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Take the butter or solid shortening out of the refrigerator as early as possible. Put the flour into the bowl.

Add the butter or solid shortening to the flour.

Use a pastry blender (knives or a fork) to push through the butter and cut it into smaller pieces. Result will be better with pastry blender.

Keep pushing and rocking the pastry blender (knives or a fork) against the bottom of the bowl through the flour.

Keep working until the butter clumps are at least as small as small peas. Now it's ready to use.

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