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Chicken Lemon Rice Soup

I remember the first time my mom made Chicken Lemon Rice Soup, it was pretty good, but maybe it needed just a slight adjustment.

So the next time I made the soup I decided that maybe if I doubled the amount of lemon, it would be just a bit better.  So I doubled the lemon, took a brief walk and came home to the smell of Mr. Clean; yes, maybe I did add just a tad too much lemon.

This past Monday was a snow day, and once again I thought Chicken Lemon Rice Soup would be the perfect smell.  Once again I added a little more lemon, and added a little more lemon flavouring, and as I didn’t have plain rice, I made do with what I had in the cupboard.  Twenty minutes later, my home had the great smell of lemon, with a slight burned smell.  LOL, yep, the rice burned to the bottom of the pot.

Lesson learned: Don’t mess with the perfect recipe, don’t adjust what works.

And what does this have to do with mortgages?

After you have reviewed your financial situation, been preapproved for your mortgage with your mortgage broker and put a plan in place so that you can obtain your dream home;  don’t change the recipe.

 Chicken Lemon Rice Soup

¼ cup Chicken Soup Base 1/3 cup lemon juice
4 cups of Water Dill to taste
1 cup cooked rice 2 Tblsps corn starch
  1 cup milk

 Combine 1st five ingredients in a saucepan and heat for ½ hour.  Mix corn starch with milk and add to the soup, bring to boil, remove from heat and serve.   For more flavor, add pieces of cooked chicken to the first ingredients.

To review your mortgage options, please contact Elise Hildebrandt, AMP at 306-221-2373

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