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Chicken Thighs

January 27th, 2019 at 05:05 pm

I follow a woman on Facebook who from time to time, has some excellent recipes. She posted one for baked rice and chicken thighs that I hadn't made in quite awhile, so I decided on it for our Sunday night dinner. The grocery store had chicken thighs on sale for .99 per pound so I paid $2.62 for 8 thighs! .89 for rice, .05 for an onion, spices and garlic at home. Most expensive item was the chicken broth. Anyway, was a really good reminder to me how cost efficient chicken thighs are as opposed to the breast. It's also really cost effective just to buy a whole chicken and cook it.

Here's the recipe in case you're interested: https://www.recipetineats.com/oven-baked-chicken-and-rice/?fbclid=IwAR0NqnPl0VccBqmAudjrvyx4-zlJWRtikv6dxF1OCko5NM8Y8nGBEXxHUkA

So my spending last pay period was a hell of a lot better, but I was still over budget. I did honestly track every single expense. I'm continuing to do this and tweak my purchases. It really has me thinking about wants versus needs. Only 3 more days of cooking this week as I will be in the hospital Thursday through the weekend. After Wednesday, DH needs to man the fort.

Have yet to receive the social security check for my son's survivor benefit. If it doesn't get here tomorrow, I'm going to need to visit the field office. What a pain! Got to address it before Thursday, though. I anticipated paying bills receiving that money last week but it never came. Murphy's law...oh, and the weather to boot! Of course I have a baby the worst weather week in 20 years. I hope it gets above 20 or so when we are ready to head home.

5 Responses to “Chicken Thighs”

  1. creditcardfree Says:

    I was looking for chicken thighs at the store today, but they didn't have an organic version, only Tyson which I refuse to buy.

  2. Amber Says:

    How did you like the recipe? Did you follow as instructed or tweaked?
    Praying all goes well Thursday

  3. alliecat79 Says:

    I liked the recipe! It was good and easy. Thanks, Amber!

  4. CB in the City Says:

    I had my first baby on a snow day. We had to walk through snowdrifts to get to the car, and plan B was to call an ambulance and walk to the main road! Luckily, we made it okay and DS arrived that evening. Keeping my fingers crossed for you!

  5. livingalmostlarge Says:

    I'm going to try it.

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