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Jamaican Beef Patties!

These bright yellow meat pies are among my favorite items from the frozen aisles in the supermarket. They're often sold in box of 2, probably so you don't notice you're paying ~$2/patty - which doesn't sound too bad, if they weren't so addictive. They're like Doritos, it's very hard to stop at one, not to mention my husband often scarf down my share. So I resolved to making a satisfying batch myself - eat until everyone's full, on the cheap! This is mostly a copycat of the Golden Krust beef patties , with the preservatives and stablizers left out, and replaced with some classic Jamaican patties components. The main ingredients I gathered from Golden Krust's official list are: Ground beef, bread crumbs, msg, sugar, garlic powder, dehydrated onion, paprika, hot peppers, beef base, soy sauce, and thyme. I'm using ketchup in place of the sugar and the msg (tomato is a natural source of glutamate), and scotch bonnet pepper sauce in place of the actual