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Friday, March 10, 2017

My View ~ Leftover Yam/Rice/Chicken ~ Chicken Bubble Bake ~ Popcorn ~ Ranch Dressing


Good 46º foggy morning. Yesterday we topped at 55º.

The turkeys were out and about....

For dinner the other night I cooked a yam in the slow cooker, scrub outside, slit in half lengthwise, put in cooker with water, on high for 3 hours.

Then I added the drained mushrooms to a pan with olive oil and sauteéd them almost crispy.

In the big pan went leftover risotto, the drained canned chicken, mushrooms, and diced up cooked yam. Mixed all together and heated well.... OMGOOOD!!!!

Historically this date...
1876 – Alexander Graham Bell makes the first successful telephone call by saying "Mr. Watson, come here, I want to see you."

1933 – An earthquake in Long Beach, California kills 115 people and causes an estimated $40 million dollars in damage.

1945 – The U.S. Army Air Force firebombs Tokyo, and the resulting firestorm kills more than 100,000 people, mostly civilians.

1977 – Rings of Uranus: Astronomers discover rings around Uranus. your anus? :o()

And births this date include...
1940 – Chuck Norris, American actor and martial artist

1940 – Dean Torrence, American singer (Jan and Dean)

1958 – Sharon Stone, American actress
This recipe was on Mr. Food Test Kitchen... Easy Chicken Bubble Bake:

2 (10 oz) cans cream of chicken soup, undiluted
1 cup milk
1/2 t. dried thyme
1/2 t. salt
1/4 t. pepper
1 (16 oz) pkg frozen chopped mixed vegetables (broccoli, cauliflower, carrots)
3 cups shredded cooked rotisserie chicken
1 (12 oz) can refrigerated biscuits, each one cut into 4ths
2 T. melted butter
1. Preheat oven to 375º. Coat a 9x13 baking dish with cooking spray.
2. In large bowl, combine soup, milk, thyme, salt, and pepper. Mix well. Stir in vegetables and chicken. Place mixture in baking dish.
3. Bake 15 minutes, then remove from oven.
4. Meanwhile in a medium bowl combine  biscuits and butter, toss until evenly coated. Arrange biscuits over chicken mixture and bake 15-18 minutes more, or until biscuits are golden and casserole is bubbly.

Last night, since it was Popcorn Lover's Day I had popcorn! Melted butter, garlic salt, and bacon salt. (  
 For you bacon lovers... they also have Baconnaise! OMGOOOOOD!

Then it was chair, wine, and TV. Tried to watch a couple new shows, but they were not worth my time. Back to the good old standbys.
All I know. Nuff said. Happy TGIF. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo
March 10th
National Ranch Dressing Day

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