Not too long ago the oldest pea helped me pull off a surprise night for Phoebe who had been missing Pizza Planet at Disney World. (See that here https://momof2peas.com/2013/05/21/i-want-to-go-to-pizza-planet-mommy/ ). So for Pyper who we call Py, Phoebe and I wanted to surprise her with a special dinner too and what a better chance for this house of self proclaimed nerds than Pi Day!
What is Pi?
Pi is a name given to the ratio of the circumference of a circle to the diameter. That means, for any circle, you can divide the circumference (the distance around the circle) by the diameter and always get exactly the same number. It doesn’t matter how big or small the circle is, Pi remains the same. Pi is often written using the symbol and is pronounced “pie”, just like the dessert. ( http://www.math.com/tables/constants/pi.htm ) Also known as 3.14 Therefore Pi Day is March 14th (-:
Knowing how picky the girls are we knew Py would love a broccoli, chicken and cheese pot pie. I looked for recipes on line and Pinterest of course. Like always nothing looked right so I looked at a few and just made my own and hoped it would work!
Starting off with chicken breast ….
While the chicken cooked, I steamed the broccoli …..
Shredded Cheddar, two bags one mild one sharp, 2 cans of cream of broccoli, and two bags of frozen broccoli and a cup of milk.
Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl so easy Phoebe did all that by her self…
Cut the chicken in cubes or even shred it I sort of shred it LOL (this part I did obvi!)
Once all of the ingredients were mixed together we put it in a already made pie crust…I didn’t have time to try and make homemade but I will try some day! This was the part she was waiting for filling the pies.
She did this herself too! I did flatten the tops a bit to add the top of the crust.
Once we got the top crust on I cut the Pi sign on top .
Once Dad of Two Peas got home with our Py it was ready to pull out of the oven (-:
She was pretty excited and the whole family loved the pot pie!
So we had to top it off with more PIE!
This recipe will make two deep dish pies (-: and is very cheesy next time we will use only mild cheese too the girls loved it but thought it was rich. We will just keep trying I can’t wait to cook with the peas again!