Apple salad on warmer days, sauteed apples on cooler days, Major Grey’s chutney if that’s up your alley, sauteed swiss chard or other green veggie with shallot and lemon…. I think a beet and apple salad with mayonaisse would really compliment shepherds pie and pot pies. Vegetable side-dishes can be a show-stopper alongside your main meal; kit yourself out with our fantastic vegetable recipes at If so, what kind? @Ivyknight (Dec 07, 01:04 PM) Pot pie and casseroles usually do have vegetables included, but not as many as we should be eating in a meal. @foodiePrints tortiere deserves a really thick and delicious (preferably homemade) chili sauce. You may opt for just one side if it’s a simple, weeknight meal. I’d steer away from potatoes, noodles, rice, and bread: redundant. Yummy! If you're looking for good recipes to batch cook and stock your freezer with, or meal ideas for a buffet, barbecue or party, post here to get suggestions from other Netmums. The reason has to do with some regular dinner guests not enjoying roast turkey. Be it food-related or just food-for-thought, I hope you find something tasty here. I know its not a dish that screams "Spring" but its his favorite. Chicken pot pie is super rich, so a … @foodiePrints Gravy is awesome too! I know it’s not the most healthy, but it’s comfort food! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Make it whole grain to redeem them a bit. Cream of Chicken soup. Since my last meat pie recipe (which I admit was a bit standard… still great, but not a knock out), I have been toiling in the kitchen to achieve the best fail-proof meat pie recipe with the most delicate, flaky meat pie crust which still stays whole and stable in your hand. So I'm biting the bullet and making my fiancee Shepards Pie for tomorrow for his birthday. Dark Chocolate Cranberry Almond Snack Mix. @tgrevatt (Dec 07, 05:17 PM) And some even incorporate cheese in the mix for some dairy. The filling’s texture was loose. I think a green salad goes well with pot pie. I would serve crackers and chutney with the pot pie…and a meringue/berry roulade for desert. Someone else here suggested adding Cranberry too Yum! That sounds like a wonderful combination! Here, you will find stories about food and drink, cooking, and eating in Canada’s capital. I’ve settled on a green salad that has fruit in it–maybe a spinach salad with mandarin oranges and nuts. Your email address will not be published. I like slightly 'different' veg like mash mixed with leeks or honey-glazed parsnips. Personally, I serve the same but with an addition of seasoned fresh steamed mixed veggies seasoned … Thanks Oranges. And spelling help is always welcome too! I love, love, love potatoes. After all, pot pie already has a meat, vegetable and bread element. For dessert I would pick pie and ice cream, or fruit and cream. March 4, 2015 by Tiffany King 34 Comments. Last week we talked about side dish pairings and how to choose sides that will complement your main dish. It’s what my mom made with pot pie. Learn how your comment data is processed. This simple, bright and tangy side is a breeze to pull together and has … So given this completeness, what would be a good thing to serve alongside a chicken pot pie? @foodiePrints There’s a place for commercial catsup. cilantro, shredded Mexican style cheese, ground cumin, salt, extra virgin olive oil … (Just a little spelling lesson there) . Last week, I asked Twitter for what people recommend accompany the more recognized form of tourtière, minced meat with a starch component (potato, oats, or breadcrumbs) in a savory pie pastry. It makes it hard to know what to place with it. West African Meat pie or the Nigerian Meat pie is light and slightly Flaky and it’s stuffed with well seasoned Ground Beef (minced Beef), Potatoes and carrots. It makes it hard to know what to place with it. Meat Pie Filling. Indian meat pies are called samosa and usually contain peas, spiced potatoes, coriander, lentils, or ground beef or chicken and are often served with chutney. w/Dinner Rolls along side. If you use red wine to make the pie that generally makes wine the better pairing. However, with company coming, I want something more. We sourced ours from Edgar (60 rue Bégin, Hull), a little cafe Jenn and I visited for lovely Sunday brunch. If it’s just an informal dinner with my husband, I serve it on its own. Would some kind of soup work? From exploring foreign and domestic cuisines to shopping for exotic ingredients and cobbling together my takes on dishes in my meager kitchen, there are stories to tell. Nothing fancy. I'm planning a dinner party for tomorrow, and want to use Jamie Oliver's recipe for beef and ale pie. @PrincessDoubt (Dec 07, 01:16 PM) You cannot top a filled pastry case with pine nuts, goat's cheese or cheddar crumb, and call that a pie. I like salads, but if I buy a bag of or a head of iceberg lettuce it is usually time to toss it when I want to eat it. For more tips, check out our recipes collection. We re-heated it in a 350F oven for 40 minutes. Jenn’s favourite accompaniment for the Edgar tourtière was ketchup. Don’t tell @foodiePrints I said so though! Mandarin. Mild-mannered IT professional by day and food blogger by night, I founded foodiePrints with a single intention, to share my love of all things food. Usually, whatever vegetable I don’t put in my pot pie becomes the side. // -->, Eat This Ottawa: Everything you need to know about food in Ottawa, Wine Out Loud: Drinking My Way Through Life’s Tribulations, One Bottle at a Time. I’m gonna make a cranberry fluff and a homeade sweet roll and for desert I’m thinking homeade pumpkin ice cream with a salted Carmel sauce, Ok so sounds great. @foodiePrints My mum’s bf from yrs ago used to serve it with a bit of tomato sauce on side as a dip. When cooking a meat dish, it is healthier to trim the fat, and to avoid high fat or cholesterol items such as butter. Made by the caring hands of owner/proprietor Marysol Foucault (@chezedgar), the tourtière was topped with piped potato. Pinning on Pinterest now. Seasonal cranberry sauce or coulis is nice – always pickle, @Splendid_Events (Dec 07, 02:09 PM) It’s tangy, sweet, salty and goes so well with savory. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Butter the bottom of 9-inch pie plate. I like to have my pot pie with egg noodles. Thereafter, I started meeting restaurateurs, chefs, cooks, farmers, and other local producers, all good people. With diced apples and toasted walnuts on top. Fill with the meat mixture, then top with the other … Make that pie. Filling preferences may differ a bit but usually include chunks of meat and thick gravy. Tourtière is something Jenn and I have made a tradition to serve along side Christmas dinner, as opposed to brunch. We love them too. Have you ever really tasted canned tomatoes? var hr_currentTime = new Date();var hr_timestamp = Date.parse(hr_currentTime.getMonth() + 1 + "/" + hr_currentTime.getDate() + "/" + hr_currentTime.getFullYear()) / 1000;document.write(''); Thank you for this great post. @SimplyFresh (Dec 07, 01:04 PM) As a dish, it varies geographically in Quebec. Mmmmmmm. but usually i eat it as is. Other: caramel, custard, honey, oatmeal, raisins, sugar, rum, brandy, maple syrup, pecans, walnuts, almonds, peanut butter, pork, farro, kasha, millet, or oats. Yay, YOU! The response was tremendous. After all, pot pie already has a meat, vegetable and bread element. It came pre-baked and frozen (cost: $9.95). @Cestboncooking (Dec 07, 01:16 PM) Herbs & Spices: cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, ginger, lemon, vanilla, mint. But super glad to have some additional suggestions. I am always stuck when it comes to this eternal question. (Did I mention I love potatoes?). 7. Variations can include root vegetables, lamb, veal, or even seafood. I sometimes do rice with chicken pot pie or candied sweet potatoes. Though, the menu most recent years has included a duck alternative as well. Sounds good. @michaelsdolce Between you and me, I somehow see the spiced cherry working with meat pie. Do not over-stuff and pack down the filling. They keep well in the freezer and are definitely an awesome thing to have when you need to make a quick dinner.Sometimes I make the pies with meat only – and with nice, thick gravy.