Bay PASTIES (pronouned like the 'a' in pastor) Recipe
courtesy of Gloria Schneider- from my old Church cookbook from Sturgeon
Bay WI) There are many ways to make this recipe, this is NOT the
tradition British way but it is delicious!
The best Crust ever! 4 c. sifted flour 2 tsp salt 1 1/2 c.
shortening 1/2 cup plus 2
TBsp cold water
Filling 1 lb
ground beef 1 tsp salt 1 1/2 c, chipped
potatoes 1/2 c minced
onion 1 c chipped
carrots (or rutabaga/parsnips) 1 can cream of
mushroom OR cream of chicken soup
Mix flour and
salt together in bowl. Cut inremaining shortening till particles
are the size of peas. Add water, mixing with fork or hands.
Shape dough into firm oblong with hands. Divide into 9
portions. Roll out each into 6" circle. Place on baking
sheet. Place 1/2 cup filling on lower half of circle. Moisten
edge. Fold upper half over lower half; seal by pressing edges
together with fkoured fork. Bake at 400F for 35-40 mins.