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Let’s spend two days with young cooks. Today, I bring you something for lunch, courtesy of Anne Rickenbaugh ‘80. Our first-grade chef will prepare Chicken Casserole for our lunch

1 pt. cooked chicken
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 cup milk
¼ cup cut up celery
1 can of chow mein noodles

Mix well and pour into a greased casserole dish. Bake at 350 degrees until hot and bubbly.

Anne’s classmate, Greg Kintzele ‘80, is cooking up a praline dessert to accompany our lunch.

1 cup brown sugar (solid)
1 tablespoon (heaping) cornstarch
1 cup boiling water
1 tablespoon vanilla
½ or ¾ cup pecans
Whipped cream

Combine sugar and cornstarch in saucepan. Slowly add water and cook, stirring constantly until thick and clear. Add vanilla and pecans. Refrigerate well and serve in sherbet glasses. Top with whipped cream.

Graland Country Day School

Graland Country Day School is a private school in Denver, Colorado, serving students in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school. Founded in Denver in 1924, Graland incorporates a rich, experiential learning approach in a traditional classroom setting, emphasizing the development of globally and socially conscious leaders who excel academically.