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HappyCat

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No proposal yet, but I do have to say, it was delicious! FF was very impressed by it. And it did spark some unusual behavior in him. I generally take care of the housework and laundry because I work fewer hours than he does, but when I got home from work on Saturday, he had cleaned the house, and had done a load of laundry. He said he didn''t like the idea of me coming home from a busy morning at the office to a dirty house. So apparently engagement chicken is also useful if you want the house cleaned.
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Hope everyone is having a great week!

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wooohoo!

awesome news! :)
 

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LOL I loooove engagement chicken and I make it often. FI says it reminds him of his grandmother''s cooking, and it''s the only time he will each chicken off the bone. I take this to be a huge compliment.
 

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I''m thinking of making it later this week... our place does need a good cleaning!
 

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Date: 3/25/2009 11:34:34 AM
Author:HappyCat
No proposal yet, but I do have to say, it was delicious! FF was very impressed by it. And it did spark some unusual behavior in him. I generally take care of the housework and laundry because I work fewer hours than he does, but when I got home from work on Saturday, he had cleaned the house, and had done a load of laundry. He said he didn''t like the idea of me coming home from a busy morning at the office to a dirty house. So apparently engagement chicken is also useful if you want the house cleaned.
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Hope everyone is having a great week!

~HappyCat
That''s awesome! I still need to try this recipe because everyone raves about its deliciousness.

I also work fewer hours than my FI but he still has to do his share of housework and laundry...haha...I''m terrible!
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Date: 3/25/2009 11:57:54 AM
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LOL I loooove engagement chicken and I make it often.
I made it for the fourth or fifth time this past Sunday. Used the leftover chicken for Fettucini Alfredo the next night too. Delish.
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Have not had the housecleaning side effects though, DARN!
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Bia

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FI''s off chicken this month (he goes through phases
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lol) but when he does decide he feels like chicken I am definitely going to make this!
 

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Forgive me for being the ignorant one, but WHAT is this engagement chicken we are speaking of???? Me like the sounds of it!!!!
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HappyCat

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Date: 3/26/2009 7:44:46 AM
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Forgive me for being the ignorant one, but WHAT is this engagement chicken we are speaking of???? Me like the sounds of it!!!!
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Engagement chicken: http://www.glamour.com/magazine/2006/07/engagement-chicken

It is delicious, and well worth the effort even if your man doesn''t immediately drop to his knee after tasting it.
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One note, the actual cooking time is much longer than the recipe calls for. My bird was in the oven for around 2 hours I think. Good luck!
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~HappyCat
 
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