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Old Jan 11th 2017, 3:30 pm   #16
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Sheppard's pie, now that we're able to get good minced lamb.

Chicken pot pie.

Pasties.

Kids and the missus seem to go for mac and cheese.
Minced lamb from where?! I have to $10 for a lb of it!
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Old Jan 11th 2017, 7:23 pm   #17
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Minced lamb from where?! I have to $10 for a lb of it!
Localish meat CSA type thing.

The basic package includes a pound of beef but every other month, includes a pound of lamb too. There's a package of sausages, a decent cut of meat and a piece of poultry and usually another couple of smaller things.
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For me it is homemade mac and cheese with ham, second only to homemade chicken soup. If I just want to settle in and be warm and cozy in the winter it is a large mug of hot chocolate laced with Bailey's Irish Cream and a topping of whipped cream.
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Minced lamb from where?! I have to $10 for a lb of it!
Our "local" Costco sells it for a lot less than that.
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Poutine.
We used to sell poutine at a restaurant I worked at when I was at uni in Aberdeen. I used to eat it all the time, but I hadn't had any since I left there (many years ago!) so when we were in Canada this summer I absolutely HAD to have some.

To be honest, I was left wondering what on earth I'd ever seen in it
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Our "local" Costco sells it for a lot less than that.
Must be STL that's hard to find it in then!
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I just got some "Puff Dogs" from Trader Joes, they are in the oven now. Hoping for something close to a sausage roll. Any one else tried them?
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I just got some "Puff Dogs" from Trader Joes, they are in the oven now. Hoping for something close to a sausage roll. Any one else tried them?
Sausage roll row: US 'invents' new summer snack - BBC News
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I like pork chops W/bone.
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Tunnock's caramel wafers from the world market
This is mine too. So light yet sooo rich.

World Market is far away from me, & hardly ever has them, but a little specialty (read: expensive) supermarket nearby often has them in the "British" section, & they're worth every pence/penny!
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Are they any good?
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Are they any good?
They are good for what they are. Not quite a British sausage roll, as it's more of a hot dog/ savloy sausage in puff pastry, than British style sausage meat. The sausage itself was good for that style. They are a 25 minute bake.
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Greggs Bakers summer menu.

Greggs launch ‘summer diet’ range - and yes, it includes sausage rolls and doughnuts - Manchester Evening News
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They are good for what they are. Not quite a British sausage roll, as it's more of a hot dog/ savloy sausage in puff pastry, than British style sausage meat. The sausage itself was good for that style. They are a 25 minute bake.
Sounds like our Puffy Dogs. I love 'real sausage rolls' but in Aus they're always Beef and that's just wrong so if I'm not making my own, I always have the Puffy Dogs in the freezer.

Comfort food: Cheesy mash, mac and cheese, homemade chicken soup, stew and dumplings (when I can get Atora).
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