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Bits What is the Best Mince Pie?

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Lizard, 12 Dec 2010.

  1. Lizard

    Lizard @ Scan R&D

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    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    Yay! Bit's Mince Pie test! Christmas has truly arrived!
     
  3. alpaca

    alpaca llama eats dremel

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    i'm from abroad and stuff.
    you should write an introduction to mince pies for us barbarians.
     
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    bogie170 New Member

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    It is a shame you didn't cover Co-Op's offerings, I have been thinking of investing in some of their pies, and would have liked an expert opinion.
     
  6. r3loaded

    r3loaded Well-Known Member

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mince_Pie

    And they're probably called mince pies because they used to have meat in them.
     
  7. bulldogjeff

    bulldogjeff The modding head is firmly back on.

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    Are you lot nuts, the Tesco iced ones are the muts nuts, especially with Brandy sauce. They've ben my fav for about the last 4 years.
     
  8. memeroot

    memeroot aged and experianced

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    youd be better off getting some of last years model from ebay...

    gets coat
     
  9. MiNiMaL_FuSS

    MiNiMaL_FuSS ƬӇЄƦЄ ƁЄ ƇƠƜƧ ӇЄƦЄ.

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    what is the best mince pie = a cheesecake

    simple.
     
  10. leveller

    leveller Yeti Sports 2 - 2011 Champion!

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    Quick Q, did you oven bake the Waitrose All Butter pies for 8-10 minutes before tasting?

    A few weeks back they got voted number 1 by some mag the missus reads. Without heat, they are nasty, with heat, scrummy!

    I ate 3 last night. Mmm mmm
     
  11. Zurechial

    Zurechial Elitist

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    But can it play Crysis?



    Sorry.
     
  12. jrs77

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    Who the hell buys pastry?

    Nothing beats selfmade!
     
  13. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    I think it's mince pie time.
     
  14. FelixTech

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    I'm guessing the best they can manage in the office is to stick them on a GTX480 for a while :p
     
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    This review is the single most important reason to buy Custom PC around Christmas - you get this vital information a few weeks before it appears on the website! I shall be off to M&S this week, and I might just get a drop of port while I'm there...
     
  17. phinix

    phinix RIP Waynio...

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    OK... I have to ask... "fruity mincemeat" - does it mean it has a mince - meat in it? I thought mince pie is a pie with meat in it... some time ago I heard Christmas mince pies are with fruity-jamy feeling...
    So what is up with those mince pies? What are they? Never tried one before.. Now. looks like I need to go to M&S and buy some...
     
  18. Plugs

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    5/5 and no excellence sticker?
    now M&S wont be able to advertise their products with full Bit-Tech backing
     
  19. Moriarty

    Moriarty Evil Genius

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    @ Phinix, 150yrs ago or so Mince pies used to be mostly meat, with expensive things like spices and dried fruit added as a festive indulgence, as the prices of the fruity spicy boozy bits came down that became the prime ingredient. Proper mince pie filling still contains suet which gives away it's origin as a meaty pie
     
  20. docodine

    docodine killed a guy once

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    I was excited for this too :-(

    Wonder if I can buy one of these in the USA, just to get an idea.
     
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