To Make Good Pies
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Een notabel boecxken van cokeryen (Netherlands, ca. 1510 - C. van Tets, trans.), entitled "To Make Good Pies". [insert a brief description of dish here, possibly including any or all of the following: characteristics of the final dish, when or how it might have been served, and why you selected it]

The Source Recipe
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To make good pies. Take flour and make dough from it and put therein eggs or fat in order that the crust of the pie will be short. And take the meat that you want to have in there and cut it small as the meat allows. Or take hens or capons or beef tongue or other game and lay that whole in the pie and one must stick them with cloves if one wishes and some cut bacon into it. And the spices for this are ginger, grains of paradise and cinnamon mixed together. These spices must be mixed with the meat when the meat is cut up small. Then one throws it into the pie together and takes a little wine if one wishes and one also lays therein marrow bones because they should be fat. Set it thus in the oven and let it bake. Then it is complete.

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