It’s That Time Again…

Funny Haley things!

I made impossible pie the other night (I just posted the recipe, here it is!). Not only do I love it, but it’s a good way to sneak some veggies into the table, usually.

I served it up all hot and fresh and yummy. Harper dove right in and loved it. Haley grabbed the fork and went for it! I was so excited, I thought I was out of the woods and was going to win the veggie war for the day when all of a sudden, she grabbed the fork and, with precision accuracy, carefully extracted a piece of broccoli from the mix, holding it up like a mom who just pound a Playboy under her son’s (or husband’s) bed. I knew I was done for…

Haley: “Mom, what is this?”
Me: “It’s impossible pie, baby. Isn’t it awesome?!”
Haley: “Yeah, but… is this broccoli?!”
Me: “Yeah, Hal. It’s good, just eat it.”
Haley: “Mommy, it’s impossible for me to eat this.”

Why, God? Why me? I can’t even with this kid…. how am I supposed to make her eat her vegetables when she is hysterical about it?! IT’S SO DAMN HARD TO BE MAD! What do you even do?!

Oy vey….

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Impossible Pie Recipe

Impossible pie is impossibly easy, versatile, and delicious.

The recipe came from my aunt Helen, who got it from a Bisquick box! Here are a bunch of impossibly easy pie recipes from Betty Crocker!

Here’s my recipe for Impossible Pie (as we call it) made with turkey, broccoli, and cheese:

INGREDIENTS:

1 pkg (a little over a pound) of ground turkey
1 -2 cloves or 1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 bag of steamable broccoli with cheese sauce
1/2 C. Bisquick dry mix
1 C. milk
2 eggs
Salt, and pepper to taste

DIRECTIONS:

  • Drizzle a bit of olive oil in a frying pan and sauté the minced garlic for a minute or two, to open the flavors
  • Add the ground turkey, salt, pepper, and any other seasonings you want the meat to have (you can also hold the S&P until the egg part if you want.
  • While the turkey is cooking, throw the bag of broccoli in the microwave, as per the directions on the bag
  • Drain the turkey, toss the cheesy broccoli in the pan, and toss everything around to mix it well.
  • Spray a 8×8 or 9×9 pan with cooking spray and put the turkey, broccoli, cheese mix in there.
  • In a separate bowl, mix together the Bisquick mix, the milk, eggs, and the S&P if you were waiting until this stage to add them, and mix it well
  • Pour the mix over the turkey and broccoli (you can sprinkle some extra shredded cheese in top, f you have it lying around…. I didn’t)
  • Bake at 400° for about 35 – 40 minutes, or until a knife comes out clean from the center.

Enjoy!