Traditional Holiday Mincemeat A Pie with a Past – Guest Post by Jo Elizabeth Pinto…

Here’s a magnificently delicious post featuring my very own Totally Talented Tell-It-To-The-World Marketing (Author, Blogger, Business Assist) family member client, Jo Elizabeth Pinto. Who just so happened to have proofread my newly released book.
Great job Jo.

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Mincemeat pie is fairly uncommon in the United States these days. There was a time when many holiday tables would have been incomplete without the traditional favorite that crossed the ocean with our English forebearers, who buy 73 million mince pies each December. But mince pie, which rarely contains meat in its modern form, has a dramatic history.

Five hundred years ago in England, making mincemeat began as a method of preserving food without salt or smoke. Finely ground boiled mutton, pork, rabbit, or other game was combined with sugar, dried fruits and spices and baked into large, sturdy pies to be shared or stored for a month or two. The mincemeat itself could be kept for even longer in cool, dry places. By the fourteenth century, a recipe for mincemeat pie called “The Tarts of Flesh” had made its way into one of the oldest known English cookbooks, “The…

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About Patty L. Fletcher

Patty L. Fletcher lives in Kingsport Tennessee where she works full time as a Writer with the goal of bridging the great chasm which separates the disAbled from the non-disAbled. And as a Social Media Promotional Assistant. She is the owner and creator of Tell-It-To-The-World Marketing (Author, Blogger Business Assist), and is the published author of two books, Campbell’s Rambles: How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life and Bubba Tails From the Puppy Nursery At The Seeing Eye: Volume One. She can also be found in two anthologies which are, December Awethology Light And A Treasure Chest of Children’s Tales. See her latest book, Pathway to Freedom Broken and Healed: How a Seeing Eye Dog Retrieved My Life Second Edition in eBook and Paperback at: Find it in various accessible formats: See her Facebook business page: Patty loves receiving feedback about her work. So, drop her a line any time at:
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2 Responses to Traditional Holiday Mincemeat A Pie with a Past – Guest Post by Jo Elizabeth Pinto…

  1. Thanks for reblogging this, Patty. 🙂


    • Patty L. Fletcher says:

      Hi Jo.

      You’re welcome. It was a nice surprise to wake up with today!

      Patty L. Fletcher

      Self-Published Author and Social Media Promotional Assistant


      Website: .

      Food For Thought

      We all are the Light, automatically. So we really don’t have to go too much further than that. We all have a Light within us – it is the Soul; it is that spark of God, of the Divine, that activates our consciousness.

      -John-Roger, DSS

      Source: New Day Herald website


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