Week 4:: Supper Pancetta, White Bean, and Swiss Chard

How's the weather been in your neck of the woods? Here it's starting to warm up...again. When the weather (not cold, not hot) is like this, comfort food is always...well, comforting. One of my favorite comfort foods is chicken pot pie. love it. I've never made one though.
So you already know that Smitten Kitchen is my new favorite cookbook, right? Well, there is a pot pie recipe in the cookbook. yay. Now I don't think I've ever used swiss chard before and I've never used or had Pancetta, but they sounded good and worth a try. Okay this recipe was, by my standard, labor intensive! Actually, since I was fighting a cold, it took 3 days to make. One day I made the filling, the next day I made the dough, and the day after that I assembled the pot pies and baked them.
These pot pies are divine. Seriously, they're in a league of its own and worth the effort (although I probably won't make them again until Fall.) Here are a few pics from the process and the end result.
Since I posted a recipe last week from the cookbook, I didn't feel right posting another recipe from the book. However, you can check your local library for a copy or pick up one at local (independent) bookstore.












xo, jen

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