My dad and his twin brother came from a family of ten children. Little country boys in rural Oklahoma born in the late 1930's. As you can imagine, they didn't have a lot of money growing up and big sacks of rice go a long way to feed 10 hungry kids. They had rice for lots of meals. As adults they did not care for it. We rarely had rice when I was growing up. My aunt used to make chicken and rice for lunch and it was one of my favorite meals. It was always a treat because it was something that was never on our menu. Thankfully, everyone at my house is okay with rice. We enjoy chicken and rice now and then, but I've found something we like even better. California Chicken and Rice is a sophisticated twist on an ordinary favorite. With the addition of mushrooms, artichokes and white wine, everyone will love this dish.
|An elegant upgrade to a family favorite.|
|Serve over rice, with crusty bread and|
a glass of white wine.
|Here's those sweet little country boys |
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