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By Gabrielle Hungate a recent ASU nutrition student It is clear that the world is going through a major shift and could be changed forever. We are going through something that will be in the history books. … Continue reading
By Gabrielle Hungate a recent ASU nutrition student This recipe is a traditional holiday tradition, along with meat pie that you will see at many New England tables. To many that did not grow up on this, it does not … Continue reading
Even though this recipe may look simple, it has an immense history in my French-Canadian culture. It has been made by great grandparents. It was considered a low cost and filling meal that would fill up everyone. In most recent years, I have replaced the pasta with gluten-free pasta and also used tofu instead of hamburger. Most of the population does not prefer it made this way, it does not have to be, but it can be changed based on what you work better for you.
This recipe is a strong contender in the French Canadian culture. It is a meat pie that we call Toutiere. It is a meat pie that is made with a variety of spices. I grew up eating this every Christmas. It was a tradition for every patriarch to make one see who had the best one while keeping it a secret of the different ingredients. It was never a holiday without this baking in the oven. This particular recipe is one that my mother, my grandmothers, and my aunts, as well as their mothers, made.