Steak n Ale Pie Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 3)
Reviewed: Sep. 23, 2005
This pie as is is ok. I think if you used beef broth instead of water to give it more flavor it would be better. The gravy needs to be a bit thicker, too. I might also add a dash of garlic and spices to the broth before I make it into gravy.
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Reviewed: Apr. 21, 2005
Oh so bland! This recipe as written has very little flavour. I used Guinness instead of ale and have also tried cooking the meat and vegetables in beef stock first to try and improve the flavour. I love meat pies but this is just not a great pie recipe. Sorry!
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Reviewed: Mar. 13, 2003
This pie was very tasty. I love to cook so I had to change a few things since some prior reviewers found it bland. I spiced my beef with salt and pepper before browing it in the lard. Also I brown the veggies a little in the left over lard to give them more flavor. As a final addition I deglazed the pan I used to brown the beef and vegetables with the ale and water mixture and spiced it with a little montreal steak seasoning to give the sauce some extra punch.
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Reviewed: Apr. 18, 2001
Overall, this recipe sounds good in concept but the bitter ale did not give it enough flavor. In the future I'd say add some seasonings, especially salt.
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Reviewed: Jan. 8, 2001
I had such high hopes for this recipe - but found the pie to be unimaginative and boring at best. Husband and kids ate it, but only because they were hungry, their only comment was "good try - better luck next time".
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Reviewed: Jun. 6, 2000
I was very impressed with the results of this recipe! Absolutely delicious! Thanks Pie Man! I boiled the diced potatoes, turnips and carrots before I baked the pie to ensure that they would be soft. It came out perfect.
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Reviewed: Feb. 11, 2000
Mmmmm - never before have I tasted such a tasty pie. I sure was glad that Mary-Beth took the time to bake such a treat that all generations can enjoy. I now have another foodstuff to make me more obese, like all good American's, and the extra protein will help my mullet growth - thank you Kevin Miller, or should I say 'pie-man'.
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