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10.18.2011

Ina's chicken pot pie + Juliska

We were looking for a recipe for chicken pot pie when we concluded that you just can't improve on Ina Garten's recipe.

With the exception of frozen peas and pearl onions, it's all fresh ingredients.  We even used home made chicken stock.  We don't always have the time for this, but since it was the weekend...
Once the chopping is done, it comes together pretty quickly....but then it needs to bake for an hour!
 The recipe says to divide the filling equally among four bowls.  I used large Juliska ramekins and it made nine individual servings.  The bowls hold about 11 ounces to the top.  This still seemed like a generous size serving.  Also, to cut down on the calories a bit I cut a pattern for the pastry to fit just inside the ramekin as opposed to cutting it larger and fold over the bowl as the recipe calls for.  I purchased these bowls at the Juliska flagship Store in Stamford, CT.   This beautiful store is very close to the Stamford train station and they have an adorable cafe.  It's worth the trip from NYC.  It's about 45 minutes on Metro North from Grand Central Terminal.  There was an excellent feature in Matchbook Magazine.

When I was cleaning up the dishes I noticed how beautiful the light was coming into the kitchen.  I love cooking in the afternoon.

13 comments:

  1. How did you know? We just got the mini pie maker from Williams-Sonoma :) I am going to make this ASAP :)

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  2. These look yum! Those ramekins are great - I have never seen any like this before. Your photos are gorg - Ina's got nothin' on you.
    xo
    Ashlyn

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  3. Love those ramekins and love Ina as well! The pot pies look to good to eat! I may have to make those and post them on my cooking blog!

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  4. Delish...I made her boeuf bourguignon (the quick version with filet mignon) last night...we are up in Mammoth. Nice for a fall evening. I want to try this recipe!

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  5. Oh my gosh I have goosebumps...this is what I am making for dinner!
    I have the pastry chilling in the fridge and thought I'd sit for a bit and catch up on some blogs...and lo and behold it's chicken pot pie at Annie's house too.

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  6. Now chicken pot pie is on my to do list. Your ramekins are beautiful, and I love how you made the crust template!

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  7. Ina can do no wrong in my eyes! Now I want to make a batch. Just wish I had the same ramekins. They are gorgeous!

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  8. I just made Chicken Pot Pie last week! I've got to try your recipe - love the ramekins! The individual servings are darling!

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  9. Gorgeous photos as always! Loving the colours.

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  10. oh beautiful! I love all of the comfort foods that come with fall. Those ramekins are keepers, I hope I can find some out here! Good job finding something out of the ordinary.

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  11. i've always wanted to make ina's chicken pot pie. you've inspired my sunday dinner for this week!

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