traditional beef pasty

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Beef Pasties

September 29, 2013

I remember sitting in my grandma’s kitchen, watching her make homemade beef pasties! Also known as the pasty, these great meat pies actually have a pretty long history. My great-grandparents emigrated to the US from Finland in the early 1900s. They settled in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan where copper and iron ore mining were flourishing. Many of my ancestors worked in the mines alongside British miners who…