'pot pies' on Serious Eats

Fast Food: KFC Chunky Chicken Pot Pie Is Awesome

You've probably seen the corny-but-cute commercials where 70s-looking dudes in a 70s-looking car order this near-perfect pie; I'm not usually drawn to goofy retro advertising—and almost never drawn to retro eating; I'm not a big "comfort food" advocate—but I'd gladly grow sideburns while waiting in line for gas if there was a Chunky Chicken Pot Pie involved. More

This Week in America's Test Kitchen: Chicken Pot Pie with Crumble Topping

Chicken pot pie always sounds homey, but this dish is a production. You have to cook and cut up a chicken, make a sauce, parcook vegetables, and all the while prepare, chill, and roll out pie crust. The folks at America's Test Kitchen wanted to streamline the dish and get it on the table in 90 minutes, tops. And they wanted a completely homemade pie (no prefab crust) full of tender, juicy chicken and bright vegetables. Watch the video here to see how they did it, and then visit America's Test Kitchen for the recipe (free registration required). More

Burning Pot Pie Snack Sets off Alarms

Serious Eats friend and food documentarian George Motz sent this scan in the other day and said, "I couldn't resist—I found this while burgering in Ann Arbor, Michigan, last week. It's from the University of Michigan's Michigan Daily police blotter. At least no one died." Who knew pot pie was so dangerous? Not I!... More

Everybody Loves Pot Pies

Beth Hensberger, in the San Jose Mercury news: "The venerable pot pie, a classic comfort dish that disappeared from the repertoire of most home cooks for decades, is enjoying a revival." She goes through a short history of pot pies, explains what they actually entail and shares five recipes, including ones for fresh oyster pot pie with drop biscuit crust and lamb and andouille pot pie. Yum!... More

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