Finally, this super easy, delicious and simple chicken recipe is being blogged!
I keep forgetting to do so,
then look for it in my recipe page to no avail!
So here it is, at least for me :)
So my friend who lives in upstate NY (about 1.5 hours from me) came down to see me today!
She has known me since she was a life guard at camp and I was a
young camp counselor, 18 years old, 21 years ago.
It's nice to reconnect with friends who knew me so long ago...
I got tea ready first,
with wonderful black with lavender and rose tea,
various cookies (that I forgot to picture!)...
then I got busy making the chicken...
the only variation to the recipe is that I use a whole small onion,
chopped up. I add the ingredients as they are listed.
I brown the chicken in butter first in the same pan and then
add things in order; I opened the new carton of cream not by
the little 'screw cap' but wide open, like an old milk carton
and poured it all in; perfect.
There was enough to make a cream gravy without having to add anything.
Used chicken breast tenders I think they were called, organic by Coleman.
About 2 pieces of this were just perfect per person.
Enough for perhaps a 4 person meal,
if one is hosting and wants to be sure about amounts.
Rice, baby spinach salad, fruit salad with sour cream dressing.
We had a really nice time touring my home,
seeing fun details of our home,
I was surprised at being complemented for my home
organization and something I really appreciate about my friend is
how curious she is about things; we had a nice conversation about the
differences between Protestant and Orthodox churches;
I always feel that while we have a difference in opinion, that she
still respects me and I really enjoy our friendship,
which always seems to continue right where it was before...
A real delight!
I gave my friend soap and handmade knitted wash cloths.
As per usual for me :)
She gave me wonderful vanilla scented votive candles
and the Christmas dish shown above!
Perfect for me,
I am already thinking of Christmas and making plans!
How could I not,
when it's such a beautiful time of year?
:) Not that I am not enjoying summer, I am and plan on
But here's two Christmas pictures that I am dreaming of recreating....
Something to look forward to,
while still seeking to appreciate what is here,
right now, in the present!