Chicken ala King


Made this for lunch today with some chicken that was left over from the roaster I baked this past weekend.



This recipe serves 4

2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons butter

2 tablespoons + 2 teaspoons flour

1 cup chicken broth

1 cup heavy cream

Garlic Powder, Salt and Pepper

2 cups cooked chicken

1/2 cup peas

1/2 cup carrots

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium heat

Stir in flour

Add broth, cream, garlic powder, salt and pepper

Mix together and cook until thickened

Stir in chicken, peas and carrots

Heat through and serve over biscuits or toast


Slow Cooker Sweet Garlic Chicken


Let your slow cooker do the work!

Makes 4 servings

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts

1 cup packed brown sugar
2/3 cup vinegar
1/4 cup lemon-lime soda
2-3 Tablespoons minced garlic
2 Tablespoons soy sauce
1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper

2 Tablespoons corn starch
2 Tablespoons water
Red pepper flakes (optional)
Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray

Place chicken inside slow cooker

Mix together brown sugar, vinegar, soda, garlic, soy sauce, and pepper together

Pour over chicken

Cook on low for 6-8 hours or high for 4 hours

Take chicken pieces out of slow cooker and pour remaining sauce into saucepan

Place saucepan over high heat

Mix together corn starch and water, pour into saucepan, and mix well

Let sauce come to a boil and boil for 2-3 minutes, or until it starts to thicken

Remove from heat and let sit for a minute or two (it will continue to thicken as it cools down)

Sprinkle red pepper flakes on top if desired

Serve over rice or noodles


Macaroni Salad

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This is a favorite in our house. Hope you like it too.

Macaroni Salad

Makes about 2-4 servings


1 cup uncooked pasta

1/4 cup Shredded Carrots

1/4 cup Chopped Celery

1/4 cup Chunked Cheese

1/4 cup Peas

1/4 cup Green Olives


1/4 cup Mayo

2 tablespoons Sour Cream

2 tablespoons Pickle Juice

2 teaspoons Sugar

Salt, Pepper and Garlic Powder to taste


Cook pasta according to al dente package directions

Rinse with cold water and set in fridge while you prepare the rest of the ingredients

In a bowl, mix together Mayo, Sour Cream, Pickle Juice, Sugar and seasonings

Add Pasta, Carrots, Celery, Cheese, Peas and Green Olives

Mix everything together and let it set in the fridge for at least 30 minutes before serving so the flavors can blend