Chicken Pie

Chicken Pie

If you've ever been to a church potluck in the South then you've probably seen this chicken pie. It's not chicken pot pie. Chicken pot pie is full of vegetables and has sherry and cream and lots of good stuff. This pie is different...it's simple, quick, easy, and classic comfort food. This pie is ubiquitous and that's largely because it's so easy to put together. You can do it on Sunday morning before church if you need something for family dinner that day. You can even put it together the night before and bake it the next morning. I use a rotisserie chicken but you can cook and debone a chicken if you prefer. Most old recipes for this chicken pie call for hard-boiled eggs which seems a little strange to me so sometimes I add them and sometimes I don't. Pair your chicken pie with ...

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Easy Apple Crisp with No Oats

Easy Apple Crisp

I will tell you a secret: I love oatmeal for breakfast. But. I detest oats in any type of dessert or pretty much anywhere that is not oatmeal for breakfast. So when making a crisp I like to top it with a streusel topping with no oats. Sometimes toasted nuts can be part of the streusel depending on who is going to eat it. Most of the time I keep the topping simple...brown sugar, flour, and butter along with a few spices. Chop up some apples, cover with the topping and bake for about half an hour. So easy but so full of flavor. And ...

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Meatloaf Muffins in muffin pan

Meatloaf Muffins

Do y'all use your muffin pans for things other than muffins? I sure do. A regular muffin pan is just ...

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closeup of lemon bars on tray

Lemon Bars

Lemon bars are super easy for you to make but they are a dessert that seems elegant and ...

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Because a girl’s gotta have chocolate…

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A Pie and a Prayer

I made a pie today. Not just any pie. A peanut butter and chocolate pie to honor the life of someone I never knew, requested by his wife, whom I also have never met. The food blogging community, I’m learning, is more than a community. It’s a family, woven together by the gossamer thread of…

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