JJ Pie Problem??????????????

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  1. normanandsue

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    A simple question for experienced Double Skillet users....................... Can you cook JJ favourite FB pies in a double skillett and expect the pastry to rise and be crispy?

    We have just tried one and it did not rise - our fault or the limitation of the double skillett?

    Norman
     
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    Do not worry Norman it is almost certainly the limit of FB pies where your problem lies
     
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    Pardon, but what is a FB pie?:getmecoat:
     
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    two pieces of flaky pastry stuck toegther

    with a small spoon of questionable gravy substance

    holding them apart all concealed in a specially

    designed unopenable tin

    obviously some people likes em :Blush:

    me id rather have marmite on toast
     
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    Well Norman , the only time I saw JJ cooking one in the double skillet ... it was just as you described it:RollEyes: . He likes them in the oven ... So...not in the hymer , in the Wagon!

    Otherwise , the double skillet is really good , for a lot of things . Also you can have croissants warmed up and crispy in it ... but you have to be careful and watch them often or they get burnt:Eeek:

    Amicalement


    Frankie:BigGrin:
     
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    No, they are made only for cooking food.
     
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    But rude. A Fat Bas****d pie.
     
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    I thought it was a F'king Bad pie :BigGrin:
     
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    It's Fray Bentos they're talking about. It's an ongoing topic on here :BigGrin:
    JJ is a big fan of them. Others have varying opinions!
    Wyn
     
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    My learned friend could be right.
     
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    Sort of a "Crusty" pie in a tin and filled with "Offal" from a slaughter house... :Wink::Rofl1:

    Made by "Fray Bentos"...For OAP ex pats abroad...:thumb:
     
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    Goodness! Sorry JJ but it sounds pretty awful! I like marmite though:Smile:
     
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    No-one is perfect.
     
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    something tells me your all in trouble now:Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    na jjs asleep:reel::reel::whistle::hardhat::sorry2:
     
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    Thank you Frankie, this was the answer I was seeking. Please pass apologies to JJ I hadn't expected, (though I am not surprised) so much banter at JJ's expense as I thought this FB banter had died a death

    Norman
     
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    The FB banter won't dies a death until JJ lets it :Laughing: Must have a look in the cupboard to see if we have any, haven't had one of the delicious delicacies for a while :Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    You can use the double skillet as an oven so the pie should bake as normal, it works with proper pies! The trick when using the Skillet as an oven is to have it on a lowish heat and make sure you use the diffuser:thumb:
     
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    Did this, used the diffuser and left it for an hour to cook but the pastry did not rise - it ended up more like a pudding than a pie. Reading the manual it says it is OK to heat pies but makes no mention of cooking pastry, so unless anyone has managed to bake pastry in a double skillett I feel it must be a limitation on its use.

    There was one thing we did not do though that might have affected the end result - we did not pre heat both sides of the skillett

    Norman
     
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    Use the skillet all the time and have been known to have the odd FB pie, but have to say just do not think the two work well together.

    FB pies like JJ are a law on to themselves.:Smile:
     
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