Monday, April 29, 2013

Episode 91: A Ton of Bricks!

Farm Happenings: bricks/gardening
What's Cookin'?: 
Crockpot Orange Chicken 
2 large carrots, peeled and sliced about 1/2-inch thick
2 large red peppers or 2 large green bell peppers, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
3 garlic cloves, finely minced
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (about 2 pounds)
2 teaspoons ground ginger
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
8 ounces orange juice concentrate
16 ounces mandarin orange segments, undrained (2 cans)
2 green onions, chopped (whites and greens)
2 cups hot cooked rice
Put carrots, bell peppers, garlic, then the chicken, ginger, salt, pepper and frozen orange juice in crock pot. Cover and cook on LOW 4 to 6 hours. Serve chicken on hot cooked rice on platter. Top with orange segments and green onions. Serve chicken liquid in gravy boat, if desired. Makes approximately 4 servings.
Granola Bars 
 1 c. packed brown sugar
2/3 c. peanut butter
1/2 c. light corn syrup
1/2 c. butter, melted
2 tsp. vanilla
3 c. quick cooking oats
1/2 c. coconut
1/2 c. sunflower nuts
1/2 c. raisins
1/3 c. wheat germ
2 tbsp. sesame seeds
1 c. chocolate chips

Grease 13 x 9 inch pan. In large bowl, combine brown sugar, peanut butter, corn syrup, butter and vanilla; blend well. Stir in remaining ingredients. Press mixture evenly into pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 15-20 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely and cut into bars. Store tightly covered.

In the Coop:  Pomme de Pin/ Cloud Chaser 

Flown the Coop: Dandelion Days Cowl
Farmer's Market: Rosyretro code rosysummer 10% June 1, 2013
Hurricane Yarns - Christy wolfe10 for 
10% off until the end of the month!
Squeal like a Pig: [4girls] (person) Traci Window To My Soul
In the Arena: 
Audible - Dresden Files by Jim Butcher read by James Marsters and Jane Jameson by Molly Harper
Knitting Brooklyn and Tracey (tbmccarthy) are teaming up once again for Remembering Remy. This year we will be knitting and crocheting preemie hats from Feb. 23 to May 29th.
Sheepdreamery donating a skein of yarn each month for the Hatch a Knit Contest! 
What the duck?: Martina Behm A Long in May/June with the Lemknitcrochet Podcast
Desert Vista Dyeworks - wolfe15...donating a prize!
Appleblossom and Ewe....donating a bag! 

1 comment:

  1. Tried watching but something is wrong with the upload :-( Either that or its my kept cutting out :-(