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Hudson and I made a delicious meal last night that I thought I’d share today! With back to school time being busy for Hudson working at the University of Maryland, we’ve been trying to develop a new routine – and part of that is coming up with new, easy and delicious recipes! This ham pot pie recipe is one of our new favorites :)
Easy Ham Pot Pie
- 1 prepared pie crust
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 small onion
- 1/4 cup flour
- 1 1/2 cup beef stock
- 1/2 cup half & half
- 3 oz shredded cheese
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1/2 tsp seasoned salt
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
- 2 cups frozen mixed veggies
- 2 1/2 cups diced Smithfield All Natural ham
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How many hours would you estimate you spend in the kitchen each week?
I asked one of my friends that the other day, and I think the answer shocked both of us.
When you think about how much time goes into cooking good, non-freezer meals and then cleaning up after all that work, it really adds up! Thankfully, Hudson has been so sweet to take on the cleaning so that I can focus on cooking. But, it still takes more time than I’d like after working a full day!
When Hudson and I got married, we set out to find the best kitchen gadgets: cookware, bakeware, kitchen utensils, and beyond. We knew that the better quality non-stick products we got, the easier it would be to cook and clean…therefore saving time in the kitchen and spending more time on what is important: dating each other!
In addition to non-stick, we also thought the best kitchen gadgets would:
- be oven safe up to 400°F
- have silicone handles
- have good performance
- be affordable!
We researched review after review and found that Calphalon was by far the best kitchen gadgets brand, meeting everything we were looking for and more! And I am excited to share that Sears is now selling Calphalon! Sears is Hudson’s all-time favorite store, so it’s perfect for me that they now offer the best kitchen brand there as well :) We’ve already made one “date night” visit, and plan to make another tonight!!
So far, my favorite Calphalon products from Sears are:
- covered cupcake pan
- pizza pan (Hudson has been BEGGING me to get a pizza pan instead of using cookie sheets…haha)
- spoon and edged turner utensils
- sauce pan
- omelet skillets
As much as I love the durability and performance of these products, I think what I love most of all is the beautiful toffee colored finish of the bakeware! It’s incredible how flawless Calphalon products are, for such a very affordable price. And Hudson couldn’t be happier with how well everything cleans!
In your mind, what are some of the best kitchen gadgets? If you need some ideas, check out Calphalon at Sears!