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What’s Cookin’?

Last night Speed Racer and I decided to try another recipe out of The Pioneer Woman’s Cookbook, so we tried Chicken Pot Pie.  Now before you think I’m a crazy person for constantly talking about The Pioneer Woman (see Meatloaf Mania, and PW Journey), what else are you suppose to do with a new cookbook other than try it out? That would be a waste.  So, it’s legit.  That’s what I’m telling myself.  I don’t have a problem.  Really.

Moving on….

Although this recipe was not as knock your socks off as the Meatloaf (how could it be, there is no bacon in it…duh) it was still fantastic, and Speed Racer and I oohh and ahhhed over the entire meal.

There are no prep photos because my hands were covered, absolutely covered in dough from making the crust.  I didn’t want to dirty my poor camera that I already abuse.

The 30 minutes that it takes to cook is pure torture.  Speed Racer stared longingly at the oven the whole time, while heavenly aromas wafted out.

Ta-da!

Speed Racer was in charge of putting slits into the crust to vent the heat.  He put our initials, how sweet.  Come on I know you want to say it, give me a big “awwww.”

Speed Racer is also a dough FIEND.  I cannot keep him out of the kitchen when there is dough around, he just lingers, waiting to snag a piece.  You can just see him in this picture, “Oh, hmmm, whatcha got there?  Looks like this little piece over here might be falling off….”

“Let me just pop it in my mouth really fast before you can catch me, and then move around so you can’t take my picture in our dark dark kitchen…”

“Whew, that’s hot.”

Yeah, I know his game.

These pictures were actually taken by Speed Racer, he wanted to make sure we let the people know about the flakiness of this homemade crust.  He was very excited about it, and the piece that he stole.

That’s it folks.  I rate this one, a success.

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