Re: Mighty Mac crossing

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Posted by TonyC on May 17, 2018 at 19:08:38 [URL] [DELETE] :

In Reply to: Re: Mighty Mac crossing posted by Tim Daley(MI) on May 17, 2018 at 17:59:15:

Hi Tim,

Small world. I went to grade school and high school in Laurium. I was going to mention trolls but the term has a different connotation now.

The Straits are a real barrier between the Peninsulas. The Upper is more closely tied culturally and economically to Wisconsin than to the Lower. For me the there was a palpable difference when I crossed the bridge into the UP. Going there from Wisconsin I didn't get the same feeling.

Best pasties are homemade IMO. Flank steak or chuck diced not ground. Potatoes diced OK but turnips or 'begas better. Carrots optional. Crust made using lard. Salt and pepper. I've been with a California girl for 35 plus years. Danska heritage. I showed her how to make them. I watched her the first time she made them. She asked if she could jazz them up a little with some weeds, rosemary, thyme etc. Near outbreak of
WW III.

Only condiment for a pasty is Heinz ketchup. Hunts' is OK, as is the IGA or Shopkos' house brand.

Should be served hot with cold Miller Lite or Budweiser.

Check your email.

Tony


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