Chicken Cottage Pie

I know, I know. Cottage pie is filled with beef and not chicken. But I love to switch it up from time to time. Whatever you’d like to call it, it was stinking amazing! I actually ended up liking it more than the traditional cottage or shepherd’s pie. Filling: 2 large Chicken Breasts; cubed 1Continue reading “Chicken Cottage Pie”

Baked Pesto Chicken Pie

Pesto sounded so good tonight! I’m looking after my folks’ farm while they’re on vacation and they don’t have any mozzarella, so I improvised and used gournay cheese and parmesan. It turned out so delicious and creamy. 2 large Chicken Breasts; cubed 1/2 cup Onion; minced 2 cloves Garlic; minced Salt and Pepper to taste 3Continue reading “Baked Pesto Chicken Pie”

Leftover Thanksgiving Skillet Turkey Pot Pie

Day 11 of my 8 week #PantryChallenge No grocery shopping, no take-out and no deliveries. Man, this has been such a fun challenge! This is my favorite thing to do with Thanksgiving leftovers. The crust is so flaky and the gravy makes it deliciously decadent! • 2 Puff Pastry Pie Shells• 1 large Egg forContinue reading “Leftover Thanksgiving Skillet Turkey Pot Pie”

Sweet Onion and Tomato Pie

I’d never added tomato to my Sweet Onion Pie before and I’m so glad I did! My local store had a sale on Walla Walla onions and I couldn’t help myself from making this nostalgic treat. You can, of course, use any variety of sweet onion. I love using locally sourced produce and I’m soContinue reading “Sweet Onion and Tomato Pie”

Mashed Potatoes with Beef and Vegetable Gravy

Mashed Potatoes with Ground Beef and Vegetable Gravy! I love simple, uncomplicated meals. Beef+potatoes+veggies+gravy= yes, please! Some friends of mine call it Deconstructed Shepherd’s Pie. Whatever you want to call it, it’s delicious! It’s also phenomenal served over egg noodles! Mashed Potatoes: 4 large Russet Potatoes; peeled and cubed 1 teaspoon Garlic; minced ½ cupContinue reading “Mashed Potatoes with Beef and Vegetable Gravy”

Cheesy Beef and Veggie Pie

More experimenting in the kitchen! Cheesy Meat and Veggie Pie with a hash brown crust. I wanted to make my normal pie crust but the store is out of the ingredients I need to make a Celiac’s friendly dough. Crust: 2 bags frozen Hash Browns; drained ½ cup Butter; melted 1 cup Parmesan Cheese 2Continue reading “Cheesy Beef and Veggie Pie”

Braided Fruit Tartlets

I love these flaky little tarts! They’re sweet, tangy, buttery and so delicious! My amazing mother manage to find me a huge bag of flour as well as a GIANT 25 pound bag of rice, so expect some hardcore cooking and baking! I’ll include the recipe for the laminated puff pastry shell in another postContinue reading “Braided Fruit Tartlets”

Strawberry Jam Tartlets

These are so adorable, delicious and perfect for Valentine’s Day! 💕 Not to mention simple. You can use store bought jam, but I prefer homemade. You can substitute any berry jam and it’ll turn out great! The egg wash is critical as it makes the pastry extra crispy and adds a lovely sheen. This recipeContinue reading “Strawberry Jam Tartlets”

Individual Chicken Pot Pies

Chicken Pot Pie is such an amazing winter dish! It’s warm, rich and so inviting! I make it several times a month and just can’t get enough of it! These tiny servings are so cute and convenient! Be sure that your mugs are oven safe beforehand. Individual Chicken Pot Pie • 2 large Chicken Breasts;Continue reading “Individual Chicken Pot Pies”

Sweet Onion Pie

I am not a pastry chef or even a baker, so please bare with me. If you see something I can improve on, please let me know! The baking times were for my little 5” pie, so longer cooking times will be needed for larger ones. Sweet Onion Pie 2 large White Onions; thinly slicedContinue reading “Sweet Onion Pie”