Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Chip off the old Blog


My husband and I had a much need date last weekend. We left my daughter and her friend in charge.  They asked if they could make dinner and I whole-heatedly gave them permission.  This morning, when I went to download our Easter pics, I found a bunch of pictures of piggy pies. I about fell off the chair laughing.  My daughter said she took them so I could blog about it.  So how can I not:

They decided to make Piggy Pies a recipe from this book: 3 Books in 1: Silly Snacks, Classroom Treats, Cookie Dough Fun.

The orginal calls for cream of chicken soup and fozen veggies, but he girls used a can of beef stew instead.

1 Package of canned biscuit dough
1 Can Beef stew
10 frozen peas

Open stew and divide evenly into 5 (10 ounce) custard cups.  Place on raw biscuit on top of each.  With the remaining biscuits, form, legs, snout, and ears.  Use peas as eyes.  Bake for 9-11 minutes @ 400. Makes 5.
You could easily substitute chili, spaghetti, etc or make the biscuits into different shapes. If you are really ambitious you could make homemade biscuits. Have Fun!
I'm a little worried that I need to write up some disclaimer that we don't actually eat canned dough at every meal.  For the record last night we had a big chef salad and bread sticks.

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22 comments:

  1. Love this! I'm going to definitely have to copy it...and um...we don't eat canned dough hardly ever (cough) yeah ;)

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  2. Those are so cute! And what a fun babysitter to make creative food.

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  3. Great babysitter and I didn't even pay her

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  4. These are fabulous! My family giggled insanely and the inquired when we could make them...LOL! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. New follower here.

    Super cute! I am going to check that book out at the bookstore tomorrow.....no matter how old you are it's fun to play with your food :)

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  6. Now me being a lover of all things pig related (well almost) when I saw the photo I flipped. I'm going to have to make these for my granddaughter...she will get the biggest kick out of them...actually I will get her to help and we'll surprise everyone else!! Thanks for sharing!

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  7. That is too cute! She sounds like my daughter. Your newest follower. Hope you can visit me sometime.

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  8. I saw these earlier this week and I could have SWORN I commented on how cute they were!! Well, I am glad you linked up so I COULD comment!! It looks like your daughter is following in your footsteps - so creative. Thanks for linking up to Foodie Friday. I hope to see you again next week!!

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  9. I think its so great when kids get into the kitchen! :) And its also so cool that she took pictures so you could blog about them! :) sweet :)

    I love the little piggies!

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  10. Sooo cute & creative! Thumbs up for your daughter! :)

    Following you now from Foodie Friday! Have a great weekend!

    Tina@Pinay In Texas Cooking Corner

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  11. These are just adorable! Bookmarking these for sure! I found you on Foodie Friday and have become a follower. :)

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  12. That is awesome! These look really yummy too.

    Thanks so much for linking up to Make & Share today! sorry about the party linky interruption I promise we'll be back up by next friday .)

    Can't wait to see what you come up with then!

    Christy

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  13. Here from a blog hop and happy to meet you,
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  15. So cute!!! I have to try this.

    Hope you're having a fantastic week.

    Nancy

    I'm your newest follower. If you'd like to follow me back, you can find me at http://thatsoundslikecrazy.blogspot.com

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  16. Thanks for linking up to Mad Skills Monday!

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  17. What a precious recipe!!! So cute. Of course how you could you not! Your daughter did good :-)

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  18. Hi, friend! I'm admiring all your creative posts here (especially this piggy) so can you please share them with us at the Creative Bloggers' Party & Hop? Hope to see you there at the party :)

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