Retro Food

Retro Food

Joined: May 10th, 2005, 3:50 pm

February 23rd, 2008, 11:47 pm #1

Over on Nola Forum we've been discussing retro food favorites. Neither of us had ever had Chicken a'la King so we decided that would be our cooking project for this cold rainy afternoon.

We added a few of our favorites from childhood: niblet corn, salad with 1,000 Island and bacon bits and warm brownies.

We had fun playing in the kitchen this afternoon.

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Joined: August 7th, 2003, 3:59 pm

February 23rd, 2008, 11:54 pm #2

My aunt could never stand to have her food touching so her mom bought her a ceramic plate like that one. It must be over fifty years old and she still has it.

I made tuna casserole last week as my retro food contribution.

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Joined: August 13th, 2003, 3:09 am

February 24th, 2008, 12:58 am #3

Over on Nola Forum we've been discussing retro food favorites. Neither of us had ever had Chicken a'la King so we decided that would be our cooking project for this cold rainy afternoon.

We added a few of our favorites from childhood: niblet corn, salad with 1,000 Island and bacon bits and warm brownies.

We had fun playing in the kitchen this afternoon.

I was jonesin' for Chicken a la king recently, so I went and bought myself a few cans of it to take to work:


The Swanson's wasn't too too bad, I doctored it up a bit with jalapenos and extry garlic and stuff. Tell us how you made yours, Lolly? Yours looks way more better than mine did! us poor bachelors got it rough!

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Joined: January 12th, 2004, 3:11 pm

February 24th, 2008, 1:25 am #4

I think I put the idea in Lolly's head, so that should give me a lifetime dinner invite! I AM JOKING! I no longer eat chicken, but turkey will do. My grandmother made chicken a la king from scratch on crustless toast triangles on her wedding china...I love your dinner Lolly, presentation, A+ as usual!
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Joined: January 5th, 2007, 12:04 am

February 24th, 2008, 1:25 am #5

Over on Nola Forum we've been discussing retro food favorites. Neither of us had ever had Chicken a'la King so we decided that would be our cooking project for this cold rainy afternoon.

We added a few of our favorites from childhood: niblet corn, salad with 1,000 Island and bacon bits and warm brownies.

We had fun playing in the kitchen this afternoon.

That is beautiful - retro food at its best!

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Joined: January 12th, 2004, 3:11 pm

February 24th, 2008, 1:26 am #6

makes me want to take out my turquoise sp? fiestaware...
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Joined: May 10th, 2005, 3:50 pm

February 24th, 2008, 1:58 am #7

I was jonesin' for Chicken a la king recently, so I went and bought myself a few cans of it to take to work:


The Swanson's wasn't too too bad, I doctored it up a bit with jalapenos and extry garlic and stuff. Tell us how you made yours, Lolly? Yours looks way more better than mine did! us poor bachelors got it rough!
Copcop I had not idea they sold it in a can. I've never even noticed it.

I sauteed some mushrooms in butter until softened. Mixed in about a quarter cup of flour and some salt. Then added 2 cups of chicken broth and a cup of 1/2 and 1/2. Cooked that for about 5 minutes. Took a quarter cup of the soupy mixture out and mixed with an egg yolk and then mixed that back in to the original soup. Cooked that for about 3 more minutes. Then added some pimentos, green peas and about 3 1/2 cups of chicken. Cooked it about 2 more minutes. Easy, smeasy!
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Joined: May 10th, 2005, 3:50 pm

February 24th, 2008, 2:00 am #8

I think I put the idea in Lolly's head, so that should give me a lifetime dinner invite! I AM JOKING! I no longer eat chicken, but turkey will do. My grandmother made chicken a la king from scratch on crustless toast triangles on her wedding china...I love your dinner Lolly, presentation, A+ as usual!
you're always invited to a meal at our house as are any/all of you!

A month ago today, y'all were praying us through Harry's surgery and today we're making chicken a'la king together. Who would have believed that?
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Joined: January 12th, 2004, 3:11 pm

February 24th, 2008, 2:08 am #9

makes me want to take out my turquoise sp? fiestaware...
I know, Harry Lee's continued recovery is NOTHING less than a miracle!
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Joined: March 8th, 2004, 4:36 pm

February 24th, 2008, 3:06 am #10

Over on Nola Forum we've been discussing retro food favorites. Neither of us had ever had Chicken a'la King so we decided that would be our cooking project for this cold rainy afternoon.

We added a few of our favorites from childhood: niblet corn, salad with 1,000 Island and bacon bits and warm brownies.

We had fun playing in the kitchen this afternoon.

That's a schmorgasbord!I often wonder where old fad foods go to die. Chicken a la king always comes to mind. Swiss steak, Salisbury steak, lobster thermador, remember when pheasant under glass meant fancy schmancy? I don't think I've ever seen it on a menu. Hey schmorgasbord is retro, too.

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