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Old 03-14-2019, 08:13 PM   #11
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I am waiting for my Pi dough to get to room temperature. My filling (basically a thick beef stew), is ready and tasty. After looking at some recipes for beef pot pie, I came to the conclusion that it is basically beef stew in a pie.

Mine has sirloin cut into small cubes, browned and braised for a couple of hours until fall-apart tender. I thickened the braising liquid, and added cubes of potatoes, boiled in beef stock, mushrooms, peas and corn.

Pics of my Pi later, if it turns out well.

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We had linguine Alfredo and a salad for supper. I tried a vegi in the salad I had never tried before: black radish. It's a nice radishy radish, but the skin is noticeably bitter. Well, at least they are big enough that peeling them won't be onerous. We had store bought apple pie, a gift from my mummy-in-law, for dessert. We discovered that the shortening is made with palm and soy oils. So, I didn't eat the crust. It was okay, but it was pie.
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Old 03-14-2019, 09:58 PM   #13
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I am waiting for my Pi dough to get to room temperature. My filling (basically a thick beef stew), is ready and tasty. After looking at some recipes for beef pot pie, I came to the conclusion that it is basically beef stew in a pie.

Mine has sirloin cut into small cubes, browned and braised for a couple of hours until fall-apart tender. I thickened the braising liquid, and added cubes of potatoes, boiled in beef stock, mushrooms, peas and corn.

Pics of my Pi later, if it turns out well.

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Okay, here it is, my first meat pie. I shot it whole, because I suspected that the sliced view would not be pretty... and I was right.

Very tasty, but I'm not sure I will be making it very often. It is very time consuming.

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Old 03-14-2019, 10:46 PM   #14
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Happy Pi Day, y'all!
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Old 03-14-2019, 11:37 PM   #15
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Nice dinners, especially your pies GG and cd! I had planned on making a cottage pie (beef instead of lamb), but decided we best deal with the pile of leftovers instead. Worked out best since I did my grocery/library run today. Himself finished off the meatloaf, I cleaned up the chicken marsala. I did buy a half pie - raspberry - and we had slices of that with vanilla bean ice cream for dessert.
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GG, nice touch with the Greek letter pi cut into the crust.
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Old 03-15-2019, 12:05 AM   #17
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GG, nice touch with the Greek letter pi cut into the crust.
Yeah... showoff.

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Old 03-15-2019, 12:13 AM   #18
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Love the "picture proof of the pies" guys. Good job from both of you.

You'll notice the picture of my Key Lime Pie is missing because it didn't happen. Just as well actually.


No picture of our good dinner either but that actually happened.
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We had TJ's mini Pizzas with a side salad for lunch

For dinner I'm making this dish:
https://www.williams-sonoma.com/reci...n-breasts.html
served with grilled Asparagus leftover from last night

And then for dessert we have an Apple Crostata aka Apple Pie

… so PI (X 2) today

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… it came out really scrumptious !!!
DH said that this is a 'company meal'
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Thanks, friends, it was fun and DH loved it
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