Thanks everyone. I'm anxious to give this a try tomorrow. Rain has moved in, a little chilly over night, so the smell of apple pie baking will be heavenly.
I'll try the recipe Swimpy provided first (looks closest to Grandma's) and be careful with the water.
If all else fails, I may resort to store bought... Just don't tell anyone.
I've used the store bought for pecan (short e, emphasis on second syllable) pie, but where a top crust is needed I like the idea of homemade.
Sorry to get your mouth watering, Farmerman. Mrs. F will be wondering what is going on...