À LA RIVIÈRE VERTE / Green River Meat Pie
(pronounced: tour-tee-air ah la ree-vee-air vairte)
|HISTORY||This recipe is one from the Madawaska Historial Society's REUNION FAMILIES' FAVORITE RECIPES. Copies of the cookbook may be ordered directly from the Historical Society, Madawaska, Maine 04756. This recipe is a Hebert Family Reunion recipe which comes from Bertha Thibadeau Gogan.|
CRUST: Combine all dry ingredienets in sifter and sift into a large bowl.
Cut in shortening. In a small bowl, beat egg, water and vinegar; add to
flour mixture and stir until moist. Divide into 2 portions, wrap and chill.
One-half hour later, roll on a floured surface and place in pie tin. Set
MEAT FILLING: Mix meal well; add salt, pepper and chopped onion. Add water to level of meat in a big pot (cast iron, if possible). Cook two hours. Stir often. Add water if necessary. Peel potatoes and chop in meat grinder. Drain. Add to meat 15 minutes before done. When meat and potatoes are done, add spices and place in pie crusts. Bake until crusts are golden brown in a slow oven. These can be frozen or eaten hot.