French Meat Pie (for 2 pies)

1 lb ground pork
2 lbs ground beef
2 cups water
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp allspice
1/2 tsp ground gloves
1 finely chopped onion
Garlic to taste
4/5 potatoes boiled and mashed(do not whip)
1/4 tsp pepper
1/2 poultry seasoning( optional)


1. Combined beef, pork, onion, salt, allspice, ground gloves, pepper and water in a medium sauce pan. Mix well.

2.  cook, covered, in low heat until meat are cooked through.  Stirring constantly.

3.  add potato to meat mixture.

4.  Put mixture to a prepared pie crust and cover with remaining pastry.
    Ready to be bake
  1. Bake 450 for 20 minutes or until crust are golden brown.
Finish product

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Household measurements

Sometimes if you are making something the ingredients have a non common type of measurements.  I just want to share this to everyone incase you might need this. 

Household Measures:

120 drops of water=1 tsp
60 drops thick fluid=1 tsp
2 tsp=1 dessertspoon
3 tsp=1 TBS
16 TBS=1 cup
2 cups=1 pint
2 pints=1 quart
4 quarts=1 gallon
3 TBS flour=1 ounce
2 TBS butter=1 ounce
2 cups granulated sugar=1 pound
3 3/4 cups powder sugar=1 pound
3 1/2 cups wheat flour=1 pound
5 1/3 cups dry coffee=1 pound
6 1/2 cups dry tea=1 pound
2 cups shortening= 1 pound
1 stick butter= 1/2 cup
2 cups cornmeal = 1 pound
2 3/4 cups brown sugar=1 pound
2 3/8 cups raisins=1 pound
9 eggs=1 pound
1 ounce yeast= 1 scant Tablespoon

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What's Cooking?

My kids been requesting me to make meat pie.  I guess i have to make it today.  Since it is cold outside  and we are all done w/ our Christmas shopping.  Today is the day for baking for me.  I have to go to grocery to buy what i needed for the meat pie and I will ame Chocolate balls ahead for Christmas that is if it will last that long.  :-)

Oops I will be doing my grocery shopping today.  My pantry is empty need to be filled up again.  I need to plan what i will be cooking for Leonas party in a couple weeks.  For her classmates and friends I will just have pizza and make my own cup cakes and let them make their own sundae ice cream.

What else I need to do today.  Just play air I guess.

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