New Target Mobile Coupon $5 off Party and Gift Dept

There is a new Target mobile coupon you can request by texting GIFTS to 827-438.

This one will also be in the Sunday ad.

Spend $25 on Cards and Party Dept purchases and get a $5 gift card back.  Includes Mother’s Day cards, gift wrap, bags etc…  Excludes wedding, baby, licensed and birthday patterns.

The coupon is valid through 5/10.

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If You Get A Frugal Chick’s Newsletter Change Is Coming

If you receive A Frugal Chick’s newsletter you missed it yesterday!

The e-mail has always come to you from my e-mail address which is AOL.  This week AOL changed their rules so that I can no longer use it.

Now the newsletter will be coming from an address that ends in @afrugalchick.com.

The newsletter will be EXACTLY the same but for some of you this new address might mean it goes in your spam folder.

So I would love you all very much if around 3 p.m. today when you get your newsletter you make sure it will safely make it into your inbox.  I would hate for you to miss a deal!

Don’t get my newsletter?  Look in the upper right hand corner of my site and you can sign up!

 

 

 

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Chicken with Mushroom Sauce Recipe



Chicken with Mushroom Sauce Recipe

I needed a simple Chicken with Mushroom Sauce Recipe.  I had a more complicated recipe for chicken and mushrooms that included wine and shallots and several other ingredients that I made often.  However, this recipe was born of necessity,  needing to use what I had on hand instead of making a run for the store I had to make it a little simpler. It worked out deliciously and is much quicker to prepare- just 7 ingredients ( I had to cheat a bit on our 5 ingredients or less recipes) and it still has tons of flavor. It is a rich, comfort food that is good enough for company and easy enough to make after a long day of work-since it takes less than 30 minutes start to finish.

  Ingredients:

4 large chicken breasts

4 Tbsp. butter

1 cup chicken broth

1/4 cup milk

1 Tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar

12- oz. can mushroom pieces

1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour

Salt and Pepper to taste

Directions:

Melt 2 Tbsp. of butter in a large saucepan.

Brown chicken in butter over medium heat on each side for  5-6 minutes.

chicken with mushroom sauce recipe

Remove chicken from pan, set aside.

 Add mushrooms, scrape all the bits up from bottom and sauté until mushrooms begin to brown.

chicken with mushroom sauce recipe

Whisk in flour, then chicken stock, balsamic vinegar,  remaining butter and milk.

Simmer for 3-4 minutes on medium high heat, until thickened.

Return chicken to pan and allow to cook an additional 5 minutes.

chicken with mushroom sauce recipe

Serve with egg noodles, orzo, or over mashed potatoes.

And be sure to check out the Chicken Hummus Wrap!

 

Chicken and Mushrooms With a Balsamic Cream Sauce
Author: 
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: American
Serves: 4-6
 
Ingredients
  • 4 large chicken breasts
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 Tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar
  • 12- oz. can mushroom pieces
  • 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Melt 2 Tbsp. of butter in a large saucepan.
  2. Brown chicken in butter over medium heat on each side for 5-6 minutes.
  3. Remove chicken from pan, set aside.
  4. Add mushrooms, scrape all the bits up from bottom and sauté until mushrooms begin to brown.
  5. Whisk in flour, then chicken stock, remaining butter and milk.
  6. Simmer for 3-4 minutes on medium high heat, until thickened.
  7. Return chicken to pan and allow to cook an additional 5 minutes.
  8. Serve with egg noodles, orzo, or over mashed potatoes.

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Whole Foods Mid-Atlantic: $4.99 Lobster Tails

I don’t like seafood but I know it can get PRICY.

Tomorrow, March 28, head over to any Whole Foods Mid-Atlantic Store to grab a great deal on Lobster Tails- $4.99 each (reg. $8.99).

Succulent and satisfying lobster without the fuss. Tastes great grilled, steamed or poached in white wine and butter.

 

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CANCELLED: Coupon Class Open To The Public Williamsburg, VA

Couponing Basics Class (ages 18+)

Date: Saturday, March 29, 2014

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: James City County Recreation Center (JCCRC)

Address: 5301 Longhill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188

Details: Have you recently joined the ‘Coupon Craze?’ Are you curious on how you could save your family some money? Join Laura Oliver from AFrugalChick.com as she goes over various topics related to Couponing.  Topics covered will include: sources for coupons, coupon organization, meal planning, drug store deals and much more! Fee includes light refreshments and workbook.

Cost: $15 for attendees that are NOT James City Residents, $10 for those who are.

How to Register: Call 757-259-4200 or 757-887-5810 to sign up!

Online – jamescitycountyva.gov/recreation

In Person –

–       James City County Recreation Center (JCCRC) (address above)

–       Abram Frink Jr. Community Center (formerly James River) (8901 Pocahontas Trl, Williamsburg)

–       Freedom Park Interpretive Center (5537 Centerville Rd., Williamsburg)

–       Satellite Services Office (3127 Forge Rd., Toano)

Phone – 757-259-4200 or 757-887-5810

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Easy Chicken Teriyaki Recipe


I love Chinese Food but it is SO unhealthy.  Anytime I can make it at home where I control the ingredients (and fat) I always try.  That’s why I was thrilled with this yummy Easy Chicken Teriyaki Recipe.  

Ingredients

1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breasts

¾ cup soy sauce

¼ cup honey

1  tsp. ground Ginger

1 Tbsp. Sesame or vegetable oil

Directions:

Use a sharp knife to cut chicken into small bite size pieces, ½ “x ½ ” is a good size.

In a small saucepan combine soy sauce and honey over medium heat and simmer until honey is completely dissolved, stirring constantly.  Add ginger and stir until combined. Set sauce aside.

chickenteriyaki

Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat, then add the chicken and cook for about 3-4 minutes, turn chicken over  and cook another 3 minutes on the opposite side.

chicken teriyaki

Reduce to medium heat, drizzle Teriyaki sauce all over chicken and stir to coat well, cook an additional 3-5 minutes, stirring well  until sauce thickens.

chicken teriyaki

Top with chopped scallions and serve over rice.

 

Easy Chicken Teriyaki Recipe
Author: 
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • ¾ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup honey
  • 1 tsp. ground Ginger
  • 1 Tbsp. Sesame or vegetable oil
Instructions
  1. Use a sharp knife to cut chicken into small bite size pieces, ½ “x ½ ” is a good size.
  2. In a small saucepan combine soy sauce and honey over medium heat and simmer until honey is completely dissolved, stirring constantly. Add ginger and stir until combined. Set sauce aside.
  3. Heat oil in a large frying pan over high heat, then add the chicken and cook for about 3-4 minutes, turn chicken over and cook another 3 minutes on the opposite side.
  4. Reduce to medium heat, drizzle Teriyaki sauce all over chicken and stir to coat well, cook an additional 3-5 minutes, stirring well until sauce thickens.
  5. Top with chopped scallions and serve over rice.

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