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1 Chicken Goes A Long Way

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I just can't believe how much I can get out of one store bought roasted chicken. I paid $6 for it and got:
1 chicken meal for hubby and me
3 large containers of yummy chicken noodle soup
chicken for sandwiches for 3 lunches.
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- Submitted by SHAMROCKY2K 1/15/2011 in Saving Money | 5 Comments
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RARREIN 1/16/2011 7:50:00 AM

    I totally agree with this. I shop at a Sav A lot in our community. It is a lower priced grocery store. I plan my meats to get more than one meal out of them. My hubby, will pick out boneless roast and cut them down to make a couple of meals. It also helps save on some cooking time.
SMITHANI 1/15/2011 6:23:00 PM

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LUCIASMUM 10/29/2011 1:31:00 PM

    I make a stock using the bones. I add an onion, some carrot and some celery, herbs and some pepper to a pan of water with the bones and bring it to the boil then turn it down a little and let it bubble away for a few hours. The stock can be frozen if you don't want to use it in the next few days.

In our house it only has to feed my partner and my daughter because I don't eat meat.

We roast the chicken and have it with veg, then use the meat and stock in a stew with more veg then have fajitas or salad or pasta with any more meat left.
TIFFANYJANIE 1/17/2011 9:24:00 PM

    I shop at Aldi's alot. The prices are great and I always find something interesting to make with their new items. emoticon
JSPEED4 1/16/2011 7:42:00 PM

    I also put the bones in a crock pot with some apple cider vinegar and cook it on low for 12-20 hours. Strain it. Veggie trimmings can be added, and peels, as long as they are not toxic. Sometimes i add eggshells, but not store-bought ones--those have awax on them, usually. This process makes a mineral-rich broth that is refreshing by itself or as liquid for cooking rice or other grains in.

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