Mushroom Pasties
Mushroom & cheese pie - contributed by Rebecca A. C. Smith
  • 1 lb mushrooms, washed and sliced
  • 2 tbs. grated parmesan
  • 1 tsp. spice powder (recipe below)
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
Steam mushrooms and drain very well. Stir in remaining ingredients and place atop bottom layer of pie crust (recipe below). Moisten edges with water, place upper crust atop this and seal well. I do mine in a rectangular shape folded in half lengthwise. Bake at 425° F for 25 minutes. Serves 1 table of 8 diners.

Spice Powder

  • 3 tsp. each ground cloves and cardamom
  • 6 tsp. each ground cinnamon and sugar
  • 12 tsp. ground ginger
Pie Crust
  • 1 cup flour
  • dash of salt
  • 1/3 cup margarine (sub for butter)
  • 3 tbs. cold water
Sift flour and salt together. Cut in margarine with pastry blender. Stir in water with a fork. Briefly work with hands and roll out as is necessary.

Power, Edna Ellen, trans.; The Goodman of Paris (The Ménagier de Paris); London, 1928.

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Rebecca A. C. Smith is a tax collector for the State of Louisiana. She is an active member of the Society for Creative Anachronism, while her other hobby is Science Fiction and Sci-Fi Fandom.

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