Wednesday, November 2, 2011

What's For Dinner?

I like to cook. I like to try new recipes. I am always on the look out for new and different things. My family doesn't always like some of my experiments. Tonight's experiment worked out really well. I saw French Chicken in a Pot on Today a few weeks ago and have been wanting to try it. Not only was it good. It was ridiculously easy. The folks around here were BIG FANS of dinner as well. The only thing I did differently was add some mushrooms to the pan sauce. I had some I needed to use before they went bad so I sliced them and added them to the pan sauce. Worked out perfectly. I also discovered that O&C really love mushrooms. I made some roasted vegetables to go with it. The dudes at 2 helpings. Diva wouldn't touch her vegetables but ate 2 helpings of the chicken.
The vegetables I roasted were sweet potatoes, parsnips and carrots. I diced them and tossed with olive oil, salt and pepper. I baked them at 425 for about 30 minutes. You can cool them on paper towels to soak up some extra oil or just leave it. I do both. You can do this with about any vegetable. Carrots, parsnips and broccoli are the most popular around here.


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