Sunday, April 06, 2008

I spy pies

I'm an absolute sucker for tv advertisments, and I only had to see the latest for Donna Hay magazine once to be sold.

Would you have a look at the pies on the cover!!???

If there is one thing I love more than tv advertisments and magazines it's a pie.

Especially during footy season -the Boy and I like to have a pie with the footy.
Whilst we love the good old four'n twenty, as a weekly habit we've been on the look-out for something with slightly more (or any) nutritious value.

Plus, the making at home factor adds some fun, and you know how I get all nesty about stocking the freezer around this time of year....

I was show-and-telling the mag for a work colleague when she said it:
"Oh, you should get a pie-maker."

A PIE-MAKER??!!!!
Can you believe I never thought of that myself!!!!!???
Genius!

Presenting my brand new pie-maker!!

On Saturday afternoon we cooked up the Beef and Red Wine pies from the Essential Baking Cookbook (naturally!) - the recipe says it serves 6, but I got 14 pies!

I'm not sure if you can make out what's on the top of those guys in the machine, but the one on the right has a guy marking a footy on it!
(the one on the left has stars)

Tonight we cooked up some good old-fashioned apple pie - does that count towards our 2 & 5??? ;)

I see pies in our future.
Lots of pies =)

7 comments:

  1. OMG. Do you reckon this is easy enough to use by Mr QM? He's been talking non-stop about casseroles lately, and I'm just all "so go and make it already"!. I think he thinks thay are too hard. Pies could be the perfect answer.

    What are you using for the crust? It looks yummy delicious.

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  2. Fabulous! I've longed wondered if they are all they're cracked up to be and you have just convinced me.

    I won't even suggest it to Sean. I'll just damn well go and get one.

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  3. Oh oh oh!! I see stars and footy marking!! Last year we made pies with little pictures reperesenting the filling: hope that's not the case here!!! I have the new Donna Hay too, but I like the soups, I must get a pie maker!!

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  4. I have a pie maker. I have not used it for years. At least 8 years I reckon...I must get it out again. Hope it still works...

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  5. I was SO sold on that mag with the ad too! Such a sucker. Is the recipe any good?

    I too have considered the pie maker, but have so many damn appliances already....its very tempting though...

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  6. Oh YUM!!!! It's gadget city here (breadmaker, icecream machine, penguin waffle machine, milkshaker, blender, processor, grinder, coffee machine, ) but I love the pie maker (like I need more carbos!). I think a slow cooker is higher on the wish list though..... but you're starting to sway me....

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