It’s actually been cold enough lately to use the oven here in Florida!
So I made a Chicken Pot Pie! One of my favorite dishes (that I NEVER make! lol).
I had cooked a roast chicken in the oven a few days before, with potatoes, carrots, celery and onion. (I’ll give you that recipe another time) So I had good ingredients to put in the pie.
I made a white sauce, butter, flour a little salt and pepper and milk and added the chicken and chopped up veggies. I wanted even more veggies, so I cooked a few mixed vegetables in a bowl in the microwave for a couple of minutes and added them too.
I made a pie crust recipe and used 3 cups of flour to have enough for hubby to make pinwheels. I divided my dough in thirds. I’ve made a lot of pie crusts over the years and my secret for flaky crust is…don’t overwork your dough. Add just enough cold water to the flour and shortening mixture and don’t keep ‘beating’ it!
(put a ‘little’ butter on top)
Put bottom crust in large pie plate, warm veggies and chicken then cover with top crust. Cut slits in the top for steam to escape. And I put a piece of foil under the pie plate just in case.
I froze some of mine for another cold day.
Roll out the other dough…
so that hubby can make pinwheels with lots of butter, cinnamon and sugar!
(notice that sugar canister is just a BLUR!)
He baked them at 375 for 20 minutes in the toaster oven.
He didn’t need to freeze any of his! haha!
We cooked together and had fun so…
I’m joining Thankful Thursdays today!