Independent from Long Beach, California on February 27, 1969 · Page 76
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Independent from Long Beach, California · Page 76

Long Beach, California
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Thursday, February 27, 1969
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oW, Pm»-T*lt$r»m . Lenj liidi SKILLET CHICKEN AND FRESH PEARS Totables' Such as Canned Meat Assist to Skiing Buff It's a lovely chicken dish, this one made with fresh peats and * well ·easoned orange glaze. Good enough for company. Easy to prepare, too. The chicken is coated ·with seasoned flour and browned in a skillet; then the orange-juice mixture is added and the cooking goes on. Just before the chicken is to be served, the wedges of fresh pear are added to heat What kind of pears go with the chicken. Take your choice of D'Anjou, Bosc or Cornice. Rice will make a fine accompaniment to this dish. If you like, you may serve the rice curried -the flavors will blend. Then add a green vegetable or a salad or both. The dessert should be one that does not feature fruit -- chocolate mousse, coffee Bavarian cream or butterscotch pie would an- iwer well. SKILLET CHICKEN WITH PEARS 2 fresh pears Biscuit Batter Do your baked biscuits break out in a brown rash? To avoid surface flecks, make sure that the leavening agent is well distributed in the batter before baking. 1 cup oraaft juice 2 tblsp. light browm sugar 2 tbkp. ddtr vinegar 1/2 Up. salt 1/4 Up. garlic powder !/ 4 cup flour 1 tsp. salt i/ 8 tsp. pepper 2/i pound broiler-fryer, cut in 8 to 19 pieces \/ t cup butter Pare and core pears; cut each into 8 wedges. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of the orange juice; cover and refrigerate. Into a small saucepan turn the remaining orange juice, sugar, v i n e g a r , teaspoon salt and garlic powder. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 10 minutes. On wax paper stir together the flour, 1 teaspoon salt and pepper; coat chicken with flour mixture. In a 10-inch skillet heat the butter; add chicken; over moderate heat, brown thoroughly on all sides; turn skin side up. Add orange juice mixture; simmer uncovered, until tender -- about 40 minutes. Turn chicken once or twice during this cooking, but keep skin side up as much as possible. During the last 5 minutes of cooking, add pear wedges Preparation is simple and no fuss at all when you take "the totables" to the slopes. The totables are canned meats and other easy-to-pack fully cooked meats are franks. They make picnics a pleasure. These meats need little attention before serving. Mostly, just heat- ing them is enough because desirable seasonings are already in the recipes used in preparing them. F r a n k s are easy-to-pack, since they're sealed in a vacuum package to niain- tain mixture freshness. A sample menu might include: canned beef stew, juicy franks, Prem Wiz- SKILLET CHICKEN, PEARS and spoon the small amount of sauce over them. Makes 4 servings. ards, Deviled Avocado Dip with tortilla chips, blue cheese, fruit and a hot steaming beverage. Canned beef stew in a wide mouth vacuum jug stays as hot and steamy as when it was first poured in. The big chunks of tender beef, carrots, and potatoes are seasoned with a subtle brown gravy. The all meat franks can also be heated for a crowd in another vacuum bottle. Just fill it with boiling water before leaving for the slopes and when ready to eat, drop in the franks. They're fully cooked and so only 5 minutes In hot water is necessary. For those who get hungry on the slopes, Prem Wizards provide the quick energy demanded by outdoor sports. Prem Wizards are made with thin slices of canned pork and beef luncheon meat placed between graham crackers spread with margarine and peanut butter. They store well when wrapped in foil or In scalable plastic bags and are ready at a moment's notice when the hungry clan stops for a breather. Chips and dips are always good to take along on a picnic. Hungary pick- nickers can happily munch on them while the food is being prepared. Deviled ham spread adds a zesty flavor to Deviled Avocado Dip. It's also good to spread on sandwich buns to go with the franks. To round out this Alpine scene, try a continental dessert of fruit, cheese and crackers. Blue cheese has a pungent flavor that enhances ripe fresh fruits. The cheese is packaged in wax and foil for easy toting. It's a refreshing and pleasant way to end a meal. T» Mate Pit* Wizards: Spread margarine and peanut butter on graham crackers. Top with thin slices of Prem. Broil 2 minutes and serve hot. Or, top with crackers spread with Allsweet and serve cold. _. To Prepare the Dipt Combine 1 large ripe avocado, two 3 ounce cans deviled ham, 2 tablespoon! mild mustard, 1 tablespoon instant minced onion and "4 teaspoon Tabasco (hot) sauce. Blend well. Stores well in reseal- able plastic freezer containers. CANNED ITEMS FOR THOSE OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES Swltt t Ct. »Mt» "It's thoroughly modern frosting." Wow! A readytO'Spread frosting that's not too sweet or sugary Here's ready-to-spread frosting with real homemade taste. 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