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Not-So-Traditional Pasties have a gravy-rich filling of meat and root vegetables. They create perfect portable meals in a pocket. Photo by Sue Doeden

Pasties: Fill your pockets with flavor


The sign read "Pasties For Sale." It was 1988 and I was in Ely, Minn. My husband was a sports writer at that time and we were there for the state American Legion baseball tournament. I wasn't very interested in the games, but I kept eyeing that sign at the concession stand advertising pasties for sale.

Pasties for sale? Ummm. I'd never heard of edible pasties. And, at a ballpark concession stand?

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