Apple Pie

Pastry for double crust pie
6 cups thinly sliced cooking apples
1 T. lemon juice (optional depending on desired tartness)
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup flour (scant)
1 tsp. cinnamon
dash nutmeg
butter

Put prepared apples in large bowl.  Pour on apples lemon juice, sugar, flour, cinnamon, and nutmeg.  Mix well.  Pour apple mixture into crust.  Place a few pats of butter on top of apple mixture.  Wet the edges of the crust with a small amount of water to seal.  Place other crust on top.  Make ruffles.  Make steam slits on top.

Foil edges of crust.  Bake in 375 degree oven for 30 minutes; remove foil.  Bake for an additional 20-25 minutes or until golden.