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I enjoy cooking for my family, but during the summer it’s hot and who wants to slave in a hot kitchen. So, during these months you have to get really creative with preparing meals. You definitely want the meals to be fast, healthy, simple, and most of all delicious!

My family and I love seasoned baked chicken. However, in the summertime, I really don’t feel like cranking up the oven. Here’s where Stouffer’s Seasoning Wraps come into play. You’ll get tasty perfectly seasoned chicken right on top of the stove in less time.


How the Wraps Work

I have always been a fan of Stouffer’s products since I was a kid growing up. My mother would occasionally buy one of their family meals for a day when she wanted a break from cooking. They were very good! As I grew older, I still rely on them for meal ideas. Stouffer’s sent me over some of their wraps for me to try with my family. They even sent some of their Sauce Duos, but I’ll talk about them in another post.

The Stouffer’s Seasoning Wraps are great for those super hot days when you don’t want to cook but want to put something amazing on the table for your family to enjoy. You can’t go wrong with these at all. They come in a variety of flavors too. Also, you have a family of four you’re good to go, as four seasoning wraps come in each package.

To use the wraps, you will need a package of boneless chicken breast, that has been flattened (I just cut mine in half down the middle). Then you’ll take one piece of the chicken, place it inside the wrap ( I used Roasted Tomato Herb and Italian Countryside Herb) and fold the wrap over. You will repeat this step for all of the chicken breast. Note: Be gentle with handling the seasoning wrap so your seasonings won’t fly off your wrap.



Next, you want to preheat your pan and place your chicken in the pan. The instructions say that you don’t need any cooking oil, but I feel that you would need just a touch of oil to keep it from burning the drippings in the pan. You could also use a non-stick pan as well. You’ll cook your chicken about 20-25 minutes or until done to your liking.

The kitchen smelled so good while these were cooking.


The finished product is a flavorful mouthwatering chicken breast that’s sure to please.  No need to worry about heavy cleaning with these, clean up was easy as 1-2-3.


My family and I really enjoyed the seasoning wraps from Stouffer’s. I do recommend that you try the Stouffer’s Seasoning Wraps out for yourself. You can find them at your local Walmart. If you have already tried them, tell me your thoughts in the comments. I’d love to hear how you liked them.

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As you know I enjoy cooking. Cooking allows me to express my creativity, while being able to control the ingredients that go into my dishes. I’m sure many of you are like myself and want to make sure you know what goes into your foods. This is why it is so important to get back to cooking or take up a few classes if you don’t know how to cook.
I was in the market for a few new appliances and pans to add to my collection of tools in my kitchen. I needed a new fryer, baking dish and a good non-stick pan. When I got the chance to try the Copper Chef square pan, I was blown away! This pan combined everything I was looking for into one convenient unit. 
 
The Copper Chef Square Pan is simply beautiful! It has a good weight to it, but it’s not to heavy. You can do so much with this pan. I was sent the 13 piece set. It comes with the unit, a glass lid, fry basket, steamer/roast rack, cooking utensils (not pictured), inspiration cookbook and user manual.

I have been cooking away in this pan. It cooks to absolute perfection! The pan has cerami-tech non-stick technology that allows nothing to stick to the pan. It has a stainless steel induction plate at the bottom for even heat distribution. The unit is safe for all cooking surfaces and is oven safe.

 
 Photo credit: CopperChef.com
So far I have cooked delicious steamed vegetables, a succulent roast chicken with vegetables, and a delectable chicken pot pie in the Copper Chef square pan. I must say, each dish turned out wonderful, cooked beautifully! I was truly amazed at the cooking power of this pan. My whole family and I adore it! Cleaning the pan is easy as pie too. Just hand wash it or pop it in the dishwasher. That’s it!

If you enjoy cooking like I do, then this is a must have unit for you. You will love the versatility of this pan. Your creativity for creating flavorful and mouth watering dishes will over flow. You can pick up your Copper Chef pan here

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 Chicken that I marinated for for four hours with spices.
    

I browned the chicken on all sides. Then I set it aside to work on my vegetables.

   

I browned my vegetables here. I even browned the gizzards. Then placed the chicken on top and baked it uncovered for 2 hours. 

The finished roasted chicken with vegetables. This chicken was so moist and juicy! The veggies were so tender and yummy. The Copper Chef square pan rocks!
  
So delicious!

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I am a person that likes to cook. Cooking to me is relaxing and I enjoy seeing people’s faces light up as they eat food I have prepared. It just warms my heart! But sometimes it can take hours when you are cooking from scratch. Most of the time who has hours to spend over a stove. Especially when you are trying to run a business or work outside the home and have a family to take care of. Don’t let me get started on the after school activities, woo! You really have to organize your time. So, cooking smarter not harder is the way to go. 

The Power Pressure Cooker is the perfect appliance for busy moms and dads. It allows you to prepare meals in minutes not hours. I was so excited to have the opportunity to test out the Power Pressure Cooker XL. It’s an amazing unit! It really delivers delicious wholesome foods that are sure to please your family. 

How It Works

The unit has uses flavor infusion technology, which traps super-heated steam inside the pot. The high-pressure environment inside the pot forces liquid and moisture into your food, locking in intense flavor and nutrients. The Power Pressure Cooker XL also features intelligent one-touch settings for meat, fish, vegetables, beans, rice, soups or stews. I love this feature as it allows me to set it and forget it! Then I can come back to a perfectly cooked meal every time. The unit even has a delay button that allows your food to be ready for you at anytime.

  
The Power Pressure Cooker XL cooks chili, beef, vegetables, and rice to perfection. You can rest assured that your food will be juicy, tender, colorful and full of flavor when you cook with this unit. Clean up is a breeze too! Just pull out the inner pot and wash it by hand or drop it in the dishwasher. Super easy right! I highly recommend that you give the Power Pressure Cooker XL a try. I’m sure you will enjoy it just as I do. 

I have some great news! Readers of The Review Chic blog can enjoy a special discount on your purchase of the Power Pressure Cooker XL. Just use “SAVE25” at checkout to save $25.00. Head on over to powerpressurecooker.com to get your hands on yours!

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Hi loves! So you all know that I love to bake. Oh, you didn’t know, yes I looove to bake and cook! Not to toot my own horn, but I can do my thing in the kitchen! Toot Toot!! (Laughs) So, I had the chance to test out some great oven mitts from Best Oven Mitts. I was so excited to try them because I love to bake but I do not like to burn myself. That’s not fun at all! I know if you are a person that cooks or bakes, you can relate. With these mitts you are sure to get awesome heat and fire protection as they are all wonderful for grilling.

About the Mitts
The Best Oven mitts are very durable and super comfortable to wear. They are great for handling hot baking dishes, pizza stones and more. They are great for using on camping trips for setting up and working with your fire pit.
The mitts come in some vibrant colors also. The colors that the mitts come in are beautiful. Color that are available are Marine Blue, Rust Red, Lime Green, Orange, and Lemon Yellow. The sizes available are L to XL.

Cleaning and Care
The mitts are dish washer safe and waterproof. After cleaning you can let them air dry and put away after they have completely dried.

If you would like to purchase a pair of these oven mitts, you can do so at Amazon. I know you will enjoy them and find them to be very handy as I did.

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xoxo The Review Chic

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Hi sweets! Tonight marks the start of my thanksgiving throw down. Even though my mother and I cook all the time together for get togethers, parties, or what have you, we really twinkle our toes in preparing the feast for our loved ones. Our time in the kitchen is our time to bond and sprinkle love into every dish we mix up.
What will you be preparing this Thanksgiving? When do you start to raddle your pots and pans to whip up your grand feast?

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(Preparing greens for the pot)

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