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Cornish Pasties

7 reviews

My Great-Aunt Gladys was from a small mining town in England where pasties were popular. I loved to watch her craft each Cornish pasty, as she made them in different sizes depending on who was eating. Serve with a green salad to make a wonderful meal. —Verna Hainer, Pueblo, Colorado

Air-Fryer Toad-in-the-Hole

2 reviews

Toad-in-the-Hole is a British comfort food dish consisting of sausages baked in Yorkshire pudding. I prepare mine in the air...


Pressure-Cooker English Pub Split Pea Soup

2 reviews

This family favorite is the same recipe my grandmother used. Now with the magic of today's appliances, I can spend...


English Pub Split Pea Soup

7 reviews

This family favorite is the same recipe my grandmother used. Now with the magic of the slow cooker, I can...


Cranberry Orange Scones

59 reviews

Moist and scrumptious, these scones come out perfect every time. I savor the chewy dried cranberries and sweet orange glaze....

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Cranberry Scones

33 reviews

“You can use any dried fruit for these tender scones, but my favorite is a mix of dried cranberries and...


Shepherd’s Pie

9 reviews

Instead of using a pastry crust, this recipe creates a savory crust with mashed potatoes. The bacon flavor in the...

Hometown Pasty Pies

3 reviews

I prepare these in advance and freeze them for a quick dinner later, or to share with a friend or...


Caramel Apple Scones

5 reviews

A drizzle of caramel complements the apple and whole wheat flavors of these rustic-looking scones. —Arlene Cook, Bainbridge, Georgia


Mint Lamb Stew

2 reviews

The lamb here isn’t just tender—it melts in your mouth! This recipe is an adaptation of a stew my mother...