One time I was at a baby shower and I stuck my foot in my mouth.
O.k. this has probably happened more than once.
In all honesty, it probably has happened at every baby shower I have ever attended.
I really need to learn to think things through before I say them.
But, I am only gonna share about one time today.
Me to the cook of the chicken salad:
"Wow, your chicken salad is great."
Me: "I like mine better but this is a close second."
Sometimes I just need to slap myself to save other people the trouble.
I have been told by one not to be named Bishop that my chicken salad is his favorite ever.
He could have just been vying for some chicken salad and homemade rolls.
I think my rolls might have been his favorite too.
I find it funny that in the land of the South where chicken salad was invented, my award winning recipe had been obtained and tweaked in Utah. Now that I am back in Utah, my chicken salad is no longer special.
2 cups cubed chicken (I boil and cool mine and then cut with chicken shears)
1.5 cup green grapes (cut in half)
1.5 cup red grapes (cut in half)
1 can of pineapple tidbits (drained)
16 oz. slivered or sliced almonds
1.5 cups Best Food Mayo (add a little soy sauce for flavor)
This lasts for several days in the fridge. In fact, it only seems to get better with time. I think it tastes best with crackers or on crescent rolls.
Oh, and this post is reminding myself of something. Last week I took my kids to the mall to play on the fake tree. I sat next to a mom who was feeding her kids grapes. When they ran off to play she busted out the tupperware with a chicken salad crescent roll and a can of diet soda. She most vigilantly hid them when the kids came running back. Poor kids.