Monday, January 25, 2010

Friends

I would like to introduce you to my kitchen friends. I rarely make anything without at least one of them.



My best buddy is the Knorr chicken bouillon powder. I will be eternally grateful to my college roommate who introduced me to this gem in the kitchen. It was the beginning of a lifelong friendship (or two)! If I remember correctly, this particular product was not always available in the US, and her family would stock up on it when they visited Mexico. I think they rationed it between trips! It's worth rationing. I use in on grilled or pan fried pork chops, chicken, steamed vegetables, and anything else that my taste buds desire. It's yummy in scrambled eggs too! Yes, it's just regular chicken bullion, but the powder part makes it so versatile, and trust me you don't get the same results by mashing up a bouillon cube!

My other friends, garlic salt and seasoned pepper, are just old faithfuls that I like to use. These are not as special as the Knorr, but they are still on my list of must haves in my cupboard. I started using seasoned pepper after my sister Linsey used it on the cabbage she cooked for me one time while she was in college. Brad likes pepper, so we use it on a whole lot more than cabbage nowadays! (And you better bet I put Knorr on my steamed cabbage too!)

And, look at this big mama chicken bouillon powder I found at Wal-Mart not too long ago. I'm set for a while now!



Speaking of kitchen friends. I did not plan the photo this way, but my very best utensil friends happen to be in the background: my Sis and D's homemade wooden spoons and my JA Henckels. We got the knives with some of our wedding gift money -- by far the best purchase I've made for my kitchen.

Who are your kitchen friends?

5 comments:

Jen O'Daniel said...

I am SOOOO looking for the Knorr the next time I'm in the store. I know I would love that when cooking!

AA said...

I LOVE this post!!!! I cannot find it here....so hard. I've had to buy the packets which are good but not the same. I need to steal some from Flower when I go home. Im going to try the seasoned pepper...yum!! Say hi to Brad and Blair!

sheskin said...

Fun post, cute idea. I too shall look for the boullion powder....

Katie Garvin said...

You should try Goya Jamon...we put it in lots of stuff and it's powder. Adds the flavor of pork without the fat! I'll try the other...sounds like a good idea!

SarahHub said...

Mmmm... Kitchen friends here? Crock Pot, and onion soup mix!