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French Canadian Tourtiere
potatoes, peeled and grated
ground cloves (1 ml)
dry breadcrumbs (500 ml)
pastry dough for 2 9-inch double crust pies
How to Make French Canadian Tourtiere
Prepare pastry dough for 2 - 9-inch double crust pies, seasoned with 1/4 tsp tumeric and 1/4 tsp savory.
2Roll out 1/2 pastry and fit into 9 x 13-inch rectangular baking dish OR 2 8-inch pie plates.
Place all filling ingredients except bread crumbs and egg in a saucepan and bring to a boil.
6Cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
7Remove from heat and stir in enough bread crumbs to absorb all excess moisture.
8Cool mixture and place in pie shell.
9Roll out remaining pastry and place on top of meat.
10Seal upper and lower crust and crimp edges.
11For added luster, brush pastry with water and egg mixture.
12Slit the crust well to allow steam to escape.
13Bake at 400 degrees F, 30 - 40 minutes until golden brown.
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