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Simple Pleasures~
Written by Sue, February 23, 2011
My simple pleasure today is being able to go out to my garden and gather these...

Come in the house slice them and add to this....
To put on and in this....
 go for a walk, come back in the house to the most wonderful aroma of this...

And the best simple pleasure was to hear dh say"mmmm this is so good." Such sweet music to my ears. I love to garden and I love to cook, especially if the veggies come from my garden. I found many simple pleasures today, but I chose this one because the end product brought a much welcomed Simple pleasure to DH.

I am linking up with Dayle for Simple Pleasures, please feel free to join and share or go and read more simple pleasures (HERE). or click on the icon.




Project Simple Pleasures2
Enjoy your day,
Sue

Recipe...
2 or 3 spring onions chopped
1 clove of garlic
thyme
marjoram,
sage
2 Tbs. worchester sauce
Juice of 1 lemon
salt and pepper
Saute all of the above in oil of choice
1 whole chicken
Place sauce under the breast skin, and then pour over the chicken
Bake in preheated 350 degree oven. 

29 comments:

Mave February 23, 2011 at 10:37 PM  

Thankyou for the yummy recipe. Yes, there is a wonderful sense of pleasure of picking and using your own produce.

Ms.Daisy February 23, 2011 at 11:42 PM  

Oh, my I can smell that delightful looking chicken all the way over here! There is nothing quite like picking and cooking with your own garden picked veggies. Loved your Simple Pleasure today.


~Jean

Christine February 24, 2011 at 12:14 AM  

Some of my best recipes have come from Blogging friends. It looks like I got another one (recipe & friend)!

Julie Harward February 24, 2011 at 12:23 AM  

I know that feeling...and your chicken looks wonderful too! :D

Trish February 24, 2011 at 12:26 AM  

Sue, your chicken looks great and I'm sure is delicious - makes me hungry just looking at it!
What joy it is to make our DH's happy.
bless you..Trish

Heather's Blog-o-rama February 24, 2011 at 12:47 AM  

Oh, Sue, that chicken does look good..and I think your so awesome for growing your own food!!! I'm glad that DH enjoyed your dinner. It sounds like you had a good day and that makes me very happy :) :) Thank God for simple pleasures like these ;) Love and hugs from Oregon, Heather :)

Sue February 24, 2011 at 7:30 AM  

Ohh yummy, my mouth is watering. I love using veggies from our garden too.

withpenandcamera February 24, 2011 at 7:41 AM  

Hi Sue:

It's breakfast with Christine and dinner with Sue. This looks and sounds delicious. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

Blessings,
joan

Janette@Janette's Sage February 24, 2011 at 7:52 AM  

Oh I so agree...what a wonderful pleasure...and stopping by here is one of mine!

Debbie February 24, 2011 at 8:13 AM  

I think you nailed a very good simple pleasure. When we put in a garden last year for the first time in years, I had a whole new interest in cooking.

Now on another topic. I'm confused. I thought you weren't posting because there was never an update on "Where Memories are Made". That's the one that comes up on my homepage even though I think it says "Pear Tree Lane."

How do I follow here so I don't miss a post? I don't see little faces grinning back anywhere...

Can you email me at wordsonwheels@live.com if it's possible?

Heather T. February 24, 2011 at 8:58 AM  

Mmmm...mmmmmm :) I love the smell of chicken baking with all the yumminess of fixings and the best part is the pure freshness of it all.

Vee February 24, 2011 at 9:21 AM  

Nothing better than the aroma of a baking chicken and I do believe with your fresh onions and spices, it must have been out of this world.

Debbie February 24, 2011 at 9:50 AM  

PERFECT simple pleasure...yummmm, but your right..a happy hubby is definitely another! Have a wonderful day! HUGS

BEACH BUNGALOW February 24, 2011 at 10:46 AM  

YUM! Can I come to din-din?

Hope you'll top by the Beach Bungalow sometime for a visit!

Sue
xo

Farm Girl February 24, 2011 at 12:27 PM  

Oh how yummy Sue, I haven't had breakfast yet and I think that makes me want to go on into lunch.
Thank you so much for your very sweet words. As always it gives me joy,

Happy@Home February 24, 2011 at 12:56 PM  

That chicken looks so good. Thanks for sharing your recipe. I agree that picking fresh things from the garden and then turning them into a delicious meal is truly a simple pleasure.

hip-chick February 24, 2011 at 3:22 PM  

Oh I am green with envy! My garden is still under about 5 feet of snow! Last week it was under 6 feet but we had some warm weather for melting! Spring is coming.

Happyone :-) February 24, 2011 at 3:25 PM  

That looks delicious.
Simple pleasures have a way of becoming the big things!

LDH February 24, 2011 at 3:59 PM  

A very delightful, heartwarming and tummy filling simple pleasure!

Evelyn S. February 24, 2011 at 5:22 PM  

Oh my! Onions already? You're obviously in a part of the country where I'm not! ;-) Beautiful photos....unbelievable 'farm' house!

Sandy February 24, 2011 at 5:26 PM  

Sue, this is a great post! Thank you so much for the recipe! Thank you so much for your encouraging comments to me!

Jen February 24, 2011 at 9:43 PM  

I had my first garden last spring and well, I'm learning. Can't wait to do it again, though!

Elena February 25, 2011 at 12:12 AM  

Oh Sue your chicken looked so good I could almost taste it! I love simple pleasures too and also to hear my hubby say he enjoyed the meal. He is so sweet to thank me each evening for dinner!

Barb February 25, 2011 at 1:08 AM  

Hi Sue,
My hubby started a vegie garden last spring and we've been eating from it.The veges taste good and hubby is happy.Two simple pleasures in one.Love your recipe.
God Bless
Barb from Australia

Patty@sewingseeds February 25, 2011 at 2:43 AM  

That chicken looks so wonderful especially with home grown veggies. Such a nice simple pleasure.

Patty@sewingseeds February 25, 2011 at 2:43 AM  

That chicken looks so wonderful especially with home grown veggies. Such a nice simple pleasure.

It's Just Dottie February 25, 2011 at 4:10 PM  

After reading your post about spring onions I walked out to my garden and harvested some growing in my garden. Tomorrow I will use them when I bake a hen. You turned your simple pleasure into mine also.

Susan B February 25, 2011 at 7:55 PM  

Hi Sue,
Thank you for sharing your recipe, it looks wonderful! I hope you have a great weekend. :)

Dayle February 26, 2011 at 4:12 PM  

Sue, so nice to see you at the Simple Pleasures party, and what a great post this is. Cooking for loved ones ... the pleasure is on both ends of that one.

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