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Oct 16, 2012 09:55 AM

Mince pies!

Hi all,

As the festive season approaches I wondered if anyone knew anywhere in the bay where I might buy mince pies?

If I get any sent from the Motherland (UK) they will be crumbs by the time they arrive!

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    1. June Taylor (a Brit living and making delicious jams and other canned treats in the East Bay) does an exceptionally delicious veg mincemeat every holiday season--it's not cheap--and/but it's ready to pop into a pie shell.

      You'll find it @ the Ferry Bldg Farmer's Market and on the shelves of various local specialty groceries (Bi-Rite, Star Mkt, the Pasta Shop, et. al), as well as on her website:

      1. If you don't want to make your own, closer to the holidays check places like Draegers that carry a lot of English goods because Walkers (shortbread) makes pretty good little mince pies. We've purchased these in the Bay Area.