Who in the twenty-first century has leftover mutton in the fridge? Well, just in case.
Adapted from Miss Beecher’s domestic receiptbook: designed as a supplement to her Treatise on domestic economy.
The luncheon pies at
were quite a departure from the
peanut butter sandwiches Melissa ate at home over a book. Yet, Melissa found it
impossible not to eat them when a vampire scrutinizes every bite. Simons Mansion
Mutton and Potato Pie
Leftover mashed potatoes
Slices of mutton
Leftover bits of salt pork
Season potatoes with butter, onion, salt, and pepper. Butter a deep dish and spread a layer of potatoes. Add a layer of mutton and season with salt, pepper, and salt pork. Alternate layers, ending with potatoes. Bake 60 to 90 minutes.
From "Memories in the Kitchen: Bites and Nibbles From 'Bryony'"
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