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8 Delicious Things to Stuff Into a Pie

Pie has been called the perfect food. The combination of crispy crust with any of these eight stuffings in between makes for a scrumptious meal or dessert. 

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Chicken and Vegetables

Cube leftover chicken and toss with diced carrots, celery, onions, and other vegetables. Blend in a prepared white sauce and season to taste. Cover with a second crust and bake.

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Sour Cherries

Blend pitted sour cherries with 1 tablespoon (15 mL) sugar and a sprinkling of tapioca powder, then top it with a second crust and bake.

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Ham and Cheese

Make a batter of 3 eggs and 1 cup (250 ml) light cream, and blend together with ham and cheddar, Swiss, or any combination of cheeses.

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Strawberry-Rhubarb

Combine sliced strawberries with chopped rhubarb, 1 cup (250 g) sugar, and 2 tablespoons (30 mL) tapioca powder. Cover with a second crust, and bake.

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Turkey and Stuffing

Cube or coarsely chop cooked turkey, then mix together with leftover stuffing and gravy. Cover with a second crust and bake.

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Blueberry-Banana

Combine 1 cup (250 g) blueberries with 4 sliced bananas, 1 cup (250 g) sugar, and a 2 tablespoons (30 mL) tapioca powder. Cover with a second crust and bake.

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Butternut Squash

Cube butternut squash, drizzle with maple syrup, a pinch of ground cloves, ground cinnamon, and 1/4 cup (50 g) brown sugar. Top with streusel (recipe follows) and bake.

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Sweet Green Tomato

Slice 6 to 8 green tomatoes, drizzle with lemon juice, ground cinnamon, sugar, 1 tablespoon (15 mL) cornstarch, and butter. Cover with a second crust and bake.