Ah, Curtis that last item on the bucket list comment got me laughing out loud.  
Thank you.  How about shepherd's pie?  I LOVE that.  A restaurant here in FF 
used to serve it every Friday.   Oh my God.  Yep, my diet definitely needs more 
variety.  Maybe Mom and I can make some when I visit at Christmas.   



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 From: curtisdeltablues <curtisdeltabl...@yahoo.com>
To: FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com 
Sent: Monday, December 10, 2012 9:34 AM
Subject: [FairfieldLife] Re: 12-12-2012
 

  
--- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, "salyavin808" <fintlewoodlewix@...> wrote:
>
> A life without mince pies? My heart goes out to you, what
> sort of backwards country you live in.

Since I have been appointed as the resident hick here I can tell you  that when 
I was growing up I dated a local girl whose mother made the real thing.  Mince 
pies with meat, the old school real deal.  Not this version with too much sweet 
and not enough savory.  But the kind of put-up food that got farmers though the 
Winter.  I've been toying with making some myself someday.  Have you ever tried 
it?  As I remember it she buried the mixture to ferment under the ground before 
digging it up and putting it into crusts.  I'll have to do another Internet 
search on this I need to add this to my bucket list.  I think the reason I was 
hesitant the last time was that if you don't get the temperatures right it 
might be the last item you check off your bucket list! 

> 
> 
> --- In FairfieldLife@yahoogroups.com, Michael Jackson <mjackson74@> wrote:
> >
> > are mince pies actually good? I have never had one. Around here its unusual 
> > it even see pumpkin pie - its mostly sweet tater pie or pecan pie.
> 
> A life without mince pies? My heart goes out to you, what
> sort of backwards country you live in. I've eaten three since 
> lunch, but that's greedy even for me. But they are small-ish.
> 
> These are good, see if they do international delivery:
> 
> http://www.tesco.com/groceries/Product/Details/?id=257246799
>


 

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