Tuesday, July 10, 2012

ALL THINGS STAR SPANGLED AND CHICKEN MARSALA


If I could have a conversation with Chicken Marsala, it would go something like this. Where have you been all my life?  I found a winning recipe for Chicken Marsala on Foley's Follies blog for our impromptu Fourth of July celebration. Mr. Mountain Breaths and I both gave the recipe thumbs up! We ate before I got a picture of the meal:-). 


 The red chicken dishes came from Sur La Table a while back, and are the perfect size for Chicken Marsala served with rice.


Chicken napkin rings from Home Goods a few years ago. 


I picked white peonies when they were in the soft "marshmallow" stage, and stored them in the refrigerator until I wanted them to bloom.  I love using white peonies for a
summer celebration.




A few star spangled pinwheels tucked into the bouquet.


A picnic basket is a must for me for spur of the moment picnics. Everything in it's place I say ;o) In the basket, I store melamine plates and other items that we may need for an impromptu picnic.


I'm joining Cuisine Kathleen for Let's Dish.


Thank you for stopping by!
Debbie


Debbie@Mountain Breaths
Debbie@Mountain Breaths

THello, I'm Debbie.I enjoy hiking, kayaking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the Adirondack Mountains (thus Mountain Breaths). I live in Upstate NY with my supportive husband and have three precious sons..

20 comments:

  1. Your table is absolutely SPECTACULAR, Debbie; your husband is a very lucky man, I hope he knows, as he is married to a very festive woman!

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  2. Looks like a very festive 4th of July out your way! Chicken Marsala is a favorite here, I'll have to try Barb's recipe.

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  3. So festive and inviting! Love the plaid tablecloth and especially like the star plates! Dinner sounds yummy!

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  4. A lovely table Debbie -- those chicken dishes are the bomb -- gotta get me a set :)

    Blessings!
    Gail

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  5. What a gorgeous table you created! Love the color!

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  6. Debbie, you have used the cutest items to make this table festive for the 4th of July. I like the napkins and the napkin rings. The peonies are beautiful and I will have to remember your trick of putting them in the fridge. Chicken Marsala is a favorite chicken dish around here so I will check out this recipe. Your garden showing in the background looks very pretty and lush.
    Enjoy the rest of the week--------- Shannon

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  7. What a gorgeous table...that tartan is so pretty...also the vintage tablecloth.
    Hey, I remember when we all did chicken dishes in those chicken dishes, seems like a life time ago!

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  8. What a pretty table, Debbie! I love your table covering and those chicken dishes...too cute!! the whole setting is perfect. I'm going over to check out the recipe for Chicken Marsala.

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  9. Debbie~ What a perfectly patriotic table for two on your deck...I love the chicken dishes! I wish I had known about the peony bud/refrigerator tip earlier this year! I will be using it next spring for certain :)

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  10. Those chicken dishes are darling and set a happy tone. Love the table covering! Wow it is just stunning. Your dining corner is so pretty.. A great spot to dine! xo marlis

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  11. Love this table! I never get enough of the red, white and blue! pretty flowers also. hugs, Linda

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  12. Chicken Marsala is one of my favorites...of course anything would be wonderful on this darling tablescape. Thanks for inviting us for a peak. Cherry Kay

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  13. What a gorgeous table you set. Everything matched so nicely.. I love a themed dinner!

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  14. What an adorable, festive star-spangled table, with your lovely garden in the background! The picnic blanket makes the perfect tablecloth. Love the star plates. Great tip about the peonies.

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  15. Your patriotic tablescape is very pretty. Love the chicken napkin rngs and the plaid table cover....Christine

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  16. What a cute chicken them table in the glory of red, white, and blue. Makes me smile!
    Will check out the recipe. Thanks!

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  17. I love what you did with the red,white and blue. I'm really in love with your planting table and I think I may just have to make one. Your turtle would go great with my turtle carrying a shell on his back:-) come join me at www.sewcraftykathy.blog spot.com

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  18. I LOVE your star-spangled table, and the added chicken items are just too cute! My mouth is watering even without photos of the food!

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  19. I love Chicken Marsala. I am going to look that recipe up for sure. Your table is perfect for the holiday. I did that with my peonies last year and was so please that it worked. With the warm weather and early bloom this year, I totally missed the timing.

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  20. What an adorable table you set!
    I have never used my little chickens for marsala, and I never use the revol chick at all! That was def a peer pressure purchase, lol!
    Thanks for sharing at Let's Dish!
    Have a great weekend, going to be hot!

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