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Miss in the kitchen – Savory Citrus Chicken

by Wyoming Livestock Roundup

I use my slow cooker a lot during the summer.  It is the ideal way to cook supper without heating up the house, and it does all the work for you on busy days. This recipe requires just a few ingredients, and the results are tender, juicy and flavorful chicken.  It’s great served with mashed potatoes and a garden fresh salad. 



4 chicken thighs or breasts (about 2 pounds)

12 oz beer (I used Bud Light)

2 tablespoons honey Dijon mustard

2 teaspoon herbs de Provence

1 teaspoon salt

1 whole orange, ends trimmed and sliced into 4 slices

Add chicken to slow cooker. Pour beer into slow cooker and whisk in honey Dijon mustard. Sprinkle herbs de Provence and salt over chicken thighs. Lay an orange slice over each chicken thigh.

Cook on high for 4 hours or 6 to 8 hours on low.



This is a super easy and refreshing drink that everyone will love. It is perfect for parties and backyard barbecues. Enjoy those fresh blueberries before they disappear!


Yield: 6 to 8 servings

2 cups blueberries

1 cup fresh lime juice

1/2 cup sugar

48 ounces Sprite

Ice for serving

Fresh blueberries and lime slices for garnish (optional)

Place blueberries, lime juice and sugar into a blender and process about 30 seconds or until completely smooth.

Pour into a pitcher and pour in Sprite, stirring to mix thoroughly.

Serve over ice.

Garnish with lime slices and blueberries if desired.



Milisa Armstrong lives on a cattle ranch in Hugo, Okla. where she cooks, writes and raises a family. Visit her blog at for more recipes.

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