Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Yummy recipe

I was searching around recipe websites on other people's blog and I found this delicious recipe. I cooked it for dinner last night at loved it. It is kind of like a sweet and sour chicken.

6 to 8 parts chicken (or 3 breasts) cut into pieces
1 cup cornstarch
3 large eggs

Beat eggs until firm and fluffy. Roll chicken pieces into cornstarch and then into egg. Covering all sides thoroughly. Drop chicken into (medium) heated vegetable oil and deep fry until golden brown. Remove from oil, drain and place into 9x13 baking dish.

1 cup sugar
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1 cube (or 2 tsp) chicken bouillon
1/2 cup water
4 T ketchup
1 T soy sauce
1 tsp garlic salt

Bring all ingredients to a boil and pour over chicken. Top with foil and bake for 1 hour at 350° F. Serve over rice. Sauce recipe may be doubled if using rice. Pork chops can be used in place of chicken.

Click here to go to the website where I found this recipe.


Monday, August 11, 2008

Girl's Camp

Last week I was at Girl's Camp with the Young Women in my ward. We go to Camp Koholowo in Payson Canyon. I don't have any pictures (because I still don't have a camera that works), but hopefully I'll be able to get some from the girls or other leaders. We had an absolute blast at camp though! Our theme for camp was Be Yourself University (BYU), focusing on the importance of finding out who you are and realizing your individual worth. Tuesday the girls went on a hike, we decorated the cabin, did certification, ate delicious meals, watched some skits, had a fabulous guest speaker, had a homecoming queen contest and then a homecoming dance. Wednesday we did a craft and service project, a ropes course, singing in the trees, and had a dutch oven contest, which I am happy to say we took 1st place! We got a lovely ribbon, a trophy, and a huge bag of goodies for our victory. We made a gorgeous home-made apple pie that was delicious!

Thursday we had more skits, a faith walk, a talk from the Stake President, and Bishopric dinner followed by testimony meeting. It was a really spiritually uplifting night that ended with a initiation with "Queen Oogabooga." :) It was hilarious! Friday we packed up and headed home. Every leader who noticed I was 7 months pregnant thought I was crazy for going to camp, but I had a blast and I was so glad I got to plan and be apart of it. I had so much fun with the Young Women! The Stake gave us the "Most Creative" award because our decorations, skit, cheers, dutch oven entry, etc. were all amazing.

I didn't get much sleep from camp and I was so tired and exhausted by the time I got home that I actually ended up getting sick. We went to Salem Saturday night to watch the fireworks for Salem Days and it poured down rain! I got so sick from that I spent the rest of the weekend sleeping, laying on the couch, blowing my nose a thousand times, and reading Breaking Dawn.

I liked this book the best out of the series. I thought it was interesting and I liked how it ended. I don't like over analyzing it and being too critical of everything that happened in it. I think for a series about vampires, it is pretty good. I'm still sick and now that I've finished the book I'm pretty bored. I don't like not having anything to do. I'm getting more anxious for my little boy to come!

Sunday, August 10, 2008

I'm an auntie!!! :)

Introducing my first nephew...
Eli Jordan McGuire
Congrats Troy & Stephanie! :)