I am not a very good cook. Growing up I was not interested in cooking. I would much rather have been watching ESPN with Daddy and Scott than helping mama in the kitchen. So now that I am married, I am learning slowly how to cook. I normally do pretty good in the kitchen and Jake has liked everything I have cooked. This week was a different story! I have had TWO cooking fails!!
First, was Monday night. I made my mama's homemade BBQ sauce and I used my crockpot to cook everything while we were at work. Well, I bought chicken thighs instead of breasts. I had no idea there would be so much fat on the thighs. After I cut all the fat off, there wasn't very much chicken. So when I cooked the chicken and BBQ sauce on low for 4 and a half hours, the chicken came out WAY over cooked. For dinner that night I had green beans and Mac and Cheese. Needless to say...I was STARVING when I got home from bible study! Jake ate it willingly, but he didn't ask for seconds! HA!
My second cooking fail of the week was last night. I was making Chicken Helper Fettucine Alfredo. We didn't have any uncooked chicken, so I had a bright idea of using some frozen, grilled chicken breasts we had. I PROMISE I read the directions on the box! I pored in the milk, water, and the mix and stirred occasionally. When I was getting ready to put the chicken in, I started stirring and everything was stuck to the bottom of the pan. I think I had my eye turned up too high. Oh Well...Better luck next time!
Thankfully I had not put the chicken in and we were able to have an awesome grilled chicken salad!
I am so thankful for a husband who is willing to eat anything I fix. Even if it is overcooked and tastes nasty! I am also glad we had enough stuff for salads!