Originally Posted by Chef Maloney
I got a second wind and decided to try out the pie maker tonight for the first time. I used Munky's Butter Puff recipe for the crust, top & bottom. I made the top crust a bit thicker than the bottom. For the RISE to the top. Which it did.
I could never have done this so perfectly the first time without reading ALL of your threads beforehand. I made the filling using left-over rotisserie chicken and ripe mango. First I made a roux in a skililet with flour and butter until lightly browned. I added 1 cup cooked chicken cut into cubes. 1/2 cup frozen mixed veges. One whole clove garlic, chopped. 1 Tblsp. fresh ginger, chopped. 1/2 cup chicken broth. Cooked and whisked until slightly thickened. I added 1/2 cup ripe mango, cut into 1/2" pieces right at the end and turned off the heat. I did exactly as you all prescribed, using the cut parchment paper on the edges of the crust. That really helped. The crust would have burned otherwise. The pies came out perfectly the very first time! I can't wait to try some other recipes in this thing! Thank you all. Wish you all well. I love DC and all it's members. So glad I found you!!!!!!!!
Your compliments just made my day Chef Maloney. Thank you
When I first got mine a few things that were crossing my mind to pull this all off. Besides thinking of recipes for it.
1.) Win at the bargaining table.. Apparently I'm good at playing poker.
2.) Make it as practical and useful for everyone at all levels to enjoy. No matter what your baking skills are or aren't. Economics/ ingredients factored in as well. Work/ family schedules. Well you get my point.
3.) The biggest. Make sure it's all kept in a very comfortable fun atmosphere. Ok, I'll play nice as long as nobody blares any ABBA! over Pandora.
Your pies look wonderful. Great job! Mine didn't look that good my first time out. Keep em' coming!
Have fun Fellow Brevellian!