This was the perfect meal for a lazy Sunday dinner because I just tossed it in the oven to cook while I tackled the overflowing-out-of-the-sink-and-across-the-counters pile of dirty dishes.
Funny story time: Oven directions are to cook at 400ºF for 25 min., then cover it with foil and cook for another 25 min. BUT: There's actually a “quick” oven version: Microwave it first and then cook it in the oven for 15 min. at 350ºF, but I didn't see those directions until after the fact... because they were included in the main oven directions and I didn't read all the way to the end before beginning to cook it. Does anyone else remember taking the “Can you follow directions?” test in grade school? (And/or are any of my readers teachers who have had their students take this test?) Bottom line, I clearly didn't learn my lesson then to “read everything carefully before doing anything,” lol.
When I pulled the pot pie out of the oven, it smelled so good! I was hoping to get it out of the little “tray” it came in, but as I tried to lift it out, the bottom stuck and would have gotten torn away, so I just left it in there. Along with the pot pie, I had another handful of cherry tomatoes from my parents' garden, yum! The pot pie is delicious, and while it looks small, it is super filling! I'll probably get it again because this is an ideal lazy day meal (though I will wait until it's on sale). Also, I'll likely end up using the “quick” oven version in the future, now that I know about it!
Here's our haul from today's trip to Kimberton Whole Foods, our health food store:
|17 items, $63.40 total (minus Zach's soap and soda: 15 items, $52.39)|
My breakfast today was more oatmeal, yum!
And my lunch was a peanut butter & jelly (specifically, strawberry & blackberry preserves) sandwich with chips on the side.
Buttons and Leela shared the bed last night while I was putting together my blog post. Here's a picture of them on the bed together before they fell asleep!