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Offline Amy :-)

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Re: Baf's Chicken in Varoma with all the variations.
« Reply #105 on: November 05, 2012, 10:00:15 pm »
Thanks Hally :)
I'm sorry the nerve is still trapped >:(
You could do this again when you're better too, then you can do something really spectacular :D

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« Reply #106 on: November 06, 2012, 10:49:36 am »
Hey team! Well, I made Baf's chicken tonight. YAY!!! It was a big success! Double YAY!  :D I didn't get to take a photo of it, due to a crying baby in need of a feed, as well as my poor presentation skills BOO :( (which I am going to need to drastically improve on!)

It was very tasty! I sauted the leek in butter, then added the stock, verjuice and mustard. I coated the chicken in dried tarragon and cooked it in the varoma. I steamed carrot, zucchini and red capsicum. With 8 mins to go, i added the macaroni to the bowl, then added mushrooms with 2 mins to go. I added the cream cheese at the end and then mixed everything together in the thermoserver, with a sliced avocado and some chopped parsley as well.  

My 5 year old daughter was very impressed and told me "this is a very special tea mummy!" and followed it up with telling me I am the best cook in the world!!! (hehe...far from it!!!) but oh so cute!

I'll try a few different variations of this meal after I get around to making a few other things off my very long list of things to try!

Thanks for helping me to make something new!!!

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« Reply #107 on: November 06, 2012, 10:56:15 am »
That sounds fantastic blackwood!! :D Bummer we didn't get a photo, but I think we can take yours and your daughter's word that it was it was pretty spectacular! ;D

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« Reply #108 on: November 07, 2012, 07:30:39 am »
Seeing as it is Baf's chicken week, I made a new version tonight and served it as a side with sausages. This is what I did:
440g water and 1 pkt French onion soup mix in tmx. Potatoes in basket.
Cook as per recipe, adding varoma with veggies after ten min and cooking for another 20 or until all are tender. Tip potatoes and veg into thermoserve.
Leave soup and water in tmx and add 100g cream and 30g cornflour. Cook as per recipe then pour over vegies.

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Re: Baf's Chicken in Varoma with all the variations.
« Reply #109 on: November 07, 2012, 07:36:13 am »
Looks lovely :) :P
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Re: Baf's Chicken in Varoma with all the variations.
« Reply #110 on: November 07, 2012, 08:07:00 am »
Very nice Kimmy :D

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« Reply #111 on: November 07, 2012, 10:36:57 am »
Hey, that looks great kimmyh! Was it yummy? Did you enjoy it?

I'm keen on trying some different variations...my family loved this! We had some left overs for tea tonight (heated gently on the stove, needed to add some more water, a few extra steamed vegies and some extra cooked macaroni pasta (just to strech it out enough). Still really nice!

I probably enjoyed it even more tonight that last night. I think adding the few extra vegies, pasta and watering it down slightly made the sauce less cheesy and rich, which I preferred.

So, who is cooking this tomorrow night????  ;)

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« Reply #112 on: November 07, 2012, 11:14:06 am »
We loved this version tonight Blackwood. Potatoes, cream and French onion soup is something I have cooked in the oven for a few years now. Worked really well with the vegies and good to use varoma as I don't use it enough. So who is next?

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« Reply #113 on: November 07, 2012, 11:22:44 am »
sounds good kimmyh, i'll have to try your variation sometime! I'm loving the varoma too. I need to search for more recipes that use it! (particularly the all-in-one meals) I love steaming vegies in the varoma, they taste and look so much better!

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Re: Baf's Chicken in Varoma with all the variations.
« Reply #114 on: November 07, 2012, 11:29:01 am »
Me too Blackwood.

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Re: Baf's Chicken in Varoma with all the variations.
« Reply #115 on: November 11, 2012, 03:59:07 am »
Kimmy it looks so nice I have given it a new thread. It will  make it easier to find when we wish to make it.  I will try it in the next menu plan.
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Re: Baf's Chicken in Varoma with all the variations.
« Reply #116 on: November 11, 2012, 09:02:36 am »
Thanks cookie I hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

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Re: Baf's Chicken in Varoma with all the variations.
« Reply #117 on: November 11, 2012, 09:47:16 am »
I need to search for more recipes that use it! (particularly the all-in-one meals) I love steaming vegies in the varoma, they taste and look so much better!

Blackwood, here are some more varoma meals from the early days of the forum

Thermomixer's Pork Buns

Thermomixer's Mini Spanish Chicken Ballotines

Thermomixer's Mini Italian Ballotines

Thermomixer's Mini Asian Ballotines

Thermomixer's Drunken Chicken

Thermomixer's Soy Sauce Chicken

Thermomixer's Yoshoku Chicken Meatballs in Gingery Tomato Sauce

Zan's Orange Maple Chicken

Riv Mum's Chilli Chicken Dumplings

Riv Mum's Mustard Brandy Chicken

Riv Mum's Chicken, Ricotta & Spinach Cannelloni

Ozzy-dj's Garlicky Chicken
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Re: Baf's Chicken in Varoma with all the variations.
« Reply #118 on: November 11, 2012, 11:58:03 am »
Thank you for the list JD. Like Blackwood I am keen to use the varoma more. Looking forward to trying some of these recipes. They all sound good.

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« Reply #119 on: November 13, 2012, 11:42:00 am »
Wow, thanks so much for that JD. I'll have a look at each of those recipes! I really love cooking in the varoma. It's such a healthy way of cooking and I'm amazed by how good meals done in the varoma actually taste!

Thanks again JD, I really appreciate it!  :)