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Meat Patties Recipe

Meat Patties Recipe from Edwardian 1909.

Little meat pies, which can be made from the remains of white meat, poultry, or rabbit, are always a popular feature of the children’s party menu. Mince the required quantity of meat with one fourth as much ham or bacon, half as much breadcrumbs as meat, some chopped parsley, thyme, grated lemon-rind, pepper, salt, and nutmeg to taste. Mix into a nice consistency with a little gravy, and one or two beaten eggs. Line greased patty-tins with light, but not over rich, pastry, fill with the mince, put on lids, cut round and notch the edges, make a hole in top of each, brush over with beaten egg or milk, and bake about half an hour in a nice heat.

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Braised Fillet of Beef Recipe from the Great War 1916

Braised fillet of beef recipe.

Take a four- pound fillet of beef, put in a large saucepan, with one carrot and onion, cut up, one bay leaf, a little thyme and parsley. Add two ounces of butter, fry until nice and brown, then half cover with stock.Put in oven, and cook for an hour and a half. Serve with brown gravy and horseradish sauce.