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Chicken and Ham Pies

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Who doesn't like pies for dinner? So this is another "kid" recipe and this is something you can all make with your kiddos and have them help out in the kitchen. The kids wanted to make this one for dinner, so I prepped all the ingredients for them.

When it came time to cook, neither of them wanted to budge helping... however once I cooked everything, they wanted to do the fun part and put the pie crusts on top of the ramekins. As Brooklyn made a border around the ramekin, she shrieked, "Mommy! This dough feels like Play dough!" She loved it.

The kids did so great putting the crusts on and my little mini Brooklyn is a perfectionist like me, her dough had to be perfect on top of each pie.




Chicken and Ham Pies

Ingredients: 2 tbs. butter 2 tbs. all-purpose flour 1 cup chicken stock (I used homemade chicken bone broth.... so good) 1/2 cup milk 2 tbs. crème fraiche 1 tsp. dried herbs salt and pepper 1 tbs. vegetable oil 1 small onion, sliced 12 oz. chicken breast, c…

Fruity Granola

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Man.... Life can sure throw you for a loop sometimes... The life of a stay-at-home police wife.... I keep telling myself I need to update my blog with new recipes and then life happens and a day turns into a week, a week turns into a month and a month turns into several months.

My last entry was in May, and I am sorry to all you viewers who have missed my cooking and haven't had the chance to try a new "Crystal dish" recipe... I am going to honestly try to make more time for all of you... try new recipes and share those recipes with you.

Since my last entry, I have done a lot more cooking with my little ones in the kitchen. It's been great and they actually want to try and cook, so I got a Childrens Cookbook. They are having a blast picking out the menu items for the week and love helping.

I am trying to do more natural cooking for the kids and trying to eliminate anything processed from our households so that we can nourish our bodies with greatness.

This granola w…