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Christmas Pork Pie Recipe

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Anita Aubin
Added: Monday, January 8, 2007


1 1/2 lbs ground pork
1 1/2 lbs ground beef
small onion, minced
1 1/2 cups water
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp ground cloves
dash pepper
1 tsp sage
1/2 tsp celery salt
1/4 tsp marjoram
1 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
2 medium potatoes

Mix onion with pork, beef and water. Simmer on low for 1
hour. Add remaining ingredients and continue to cook
for 1/2 hour longer. Cook two medium potatoes (no salt
or butter) , mash and add to the meat. Mix well. Cook
another 1/2 hour or less if the mix is getting dry. Line
pans with pastry, divide meat mixture, cover with top crust.
Cook at 425 F for 15 minutes, then 325F til good and
brown, about 25 minutes more.

Meat mixture should have a very even consistency,
you can break up with a potato masher if you need too,
if you use the right amount of water you should have no

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Number Of Servings:
2 eight inch pies
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Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is Aunt Irene Gagne's recipe She is
Pauline and Sniff's Mom. She is 87 and still going strong.
The best pork pie you have ever tasted. Dec. 2006




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