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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Oven Barbecued Chicken 1960s Style --- From Great Grandma's Kitchen

Welcome to The {Not Just} Homemaking Party! I've been going through my great grandma's recipe boxes and having a blast making some of the recipes she cut from magazines and newspapers in the 50s and 60s. It's fun to imagine her at her table, planning her weekly menu based on the fun new things she wanted to try out on her family.

I've made this Barbecued Chicken recipe twice this month and my family loves the way it tastes. I love it because I know what's going into the sauce mix. I think I'll move from using canned soup to using tomato sauce, though. It will be less expensive and that way I can say I made it completely from scratch!

Oven Barbecued Chicken--1960s Style
2 lb. chicken parts (I use legs)
2 TB. shortening
1 can tomato soup (or 10 oz. tomato sauce + 1 TB sugar)
1/3 c. each chopped onion and celery
1/2 tsp. minced garlic (1 clove)
2 TB. brown sugar
2 TB. Worcestershire Sauce
2 TB. lemon juice
2 tsp. mustard
2-4 drops red pepper sauce

Brown chicken parts in shortening and mix remaining ingredients in a bowl. When chicken is browned, stir in sauce, cover, and simmer 45 minutes or until the chicken in tender, stirring occasionally.

I served ours with mashed potatoes and salad. Yum!

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11 comments:

  1. I want to try this, now.... Thank you, Sarah for all your good recipes! Your great grandma would be happy!

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  2. Looks great girl & yummy! Thank you for the hop today.

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  3. Hello beautiful! Thank you for the amazing party! Please take a moment to stop by our party that goes until Friday @ 7. We pin and tweet everything! Happy New Year! Lou Lou Girls

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  4. Happy New Year! Thanks for the recipe - now I know what we're having for supper tonite ;-)
    Appreciate you hosting again...please stop by PatAndCandy tomorrow for some Coffee and Conversation (and yes, go ahead and share THIS!!!)

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  5. I haven't had barbecue chicken in forever! My mom used to make that often when we were growing up. :)

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  6. Sarah,
    Thanks so much for the party!!
    Happy New Year!!

    Hugs,
    Deb

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  7. I love those old fashion recipes! Thanks for sharing and for hosting this new year too dear Sarah. I'm posting two tonight.
    Happy New Year to you and yours.
    FABBY

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  8. Thanks for sharing and hosting!

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  9. Recipe looks delicious thank you for sharing and hosting this little shin dig!

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  10. Hi Sarah, Happy New Year. Thanks for another great party. Best wishes, Darlene

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