Beer making kit for Christmas?  Yes, please.  I don’t know how this tastes, but it looks fun!

Beer making kit for Christmas?  Yes, please.  I don’t know how this tastes, but it looks fun!

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"There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won’t, and that’s a wife who can’t cook and will."

Robert Frost

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Outragious Chicken Potpie

Ingredients
 
   1 stick butter (salted)
   1/2 cup all purpose flour
   2 lbs. roasted (thoroughly cooked) chicken
   salt (to taste)
   pepper (to taste)
   2 Tbs parsley flakes
   1 lb package frozen peas and carrots blend
   chicken stock
   heavy cream
   store bought pie crusts (2 for double crusted pie)
   1 egg for wash
 
Direction:
 
   Remove chicken from bones and cube and set aside
   Melt butter over medium heat
   Add flour
   Stir like crazy with a wisk
   Cook until fluffy ( about 5 minutes)
   salt/pepper to taste
   Add parsley
   Reduce heat to low
   Add 2 cups chicken stock
   Add 1/2 cup heavy cream
   Stir constanly another minute
   Add package of frozen peas and carrots (no need to thaw)
   Add cubed/cooked chicken
   Combine and remove from heat
   Let stand a minute
   Brush bottom shell of pie with an egg beaten with a table spoon of water
   Bake @ 350 degrees until lightly browned (about 10 minutes)
   Roll out crust for top layer
   Pour chicken filling into baked pie shell
   Lay rolled dough over top of filing and crimp edges
   Brush with egg wash and bake @ 350 until crust is golden brown (approx. 30 minutes)

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