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5 Recipes for Meals that Keep Well

        Lifestyle | Budget Meals

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Pot Pie
Not only are pot pies easy to make and delicious, they also keep well.
Not only are pot pies easy to make and delicious, they also keep well.
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What's not to love about a homemade pot pie? The flaky crust, creamy sauce and smattering of veggies and meats in a typical pot pie are adored by both children and adults. Plus, they defrost every bit as well as they cook the first time around! Choose from turkey, chicken or beef as your meat of choice, and prepare to start baking!

This recipe for Chicken Pot Pie calls for ingredients such as cubed chicken breast, half-and-half, flour, refrigerated crescent rolls (some recipes use biscuits or pie crusts) and a smattering of spices. Veggies are variable, with carrots, celery, peas and mushrooms being common choices. Tailor your own exactly how you want it, and enjoy it not once, but twice! Just eat one and freeze the other. When you're ready for the second batch, defrost it in the refrigerator overnight, then pop it in the oven before dinnertime the next day.


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