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My husband cooked his first dinner for me -- ever.

The whole basis of this blog is to share my cooking adventures with you all as a newlywed.

Well, for the first time ever, my husband cooked dinner for me tonight. Sure, he's grilled, and made pizza and hot dogs. But we're talking a home cooked, from scratch meal. Here's the recipe he chose for this momentus occasion. Enjoy!

Chicken a la Pilot

2 6-8 ounce chicken breasts, thawed
4 T cream cheese, divided
1 t chopped fresh chives
2 garlic cloves, minced
2 sliced bacon

Slice the chicken breast horizontally, but not all the way through, to create a pocket for the fillings, and set aside. In a mixing bowl, combine softened cream cheese, garlic and chives. Stuff half of the mixture into each chicken breast. Wrap with one slice of bacon to secure the opening, and secure bacon with a toothpick.

Bake on a greased baking pan at 375 degrees for 30 minutes. Broil for the last 2 minutes of cooking to brown the top a bit and to crisp the bacon. Recipe served two.

We enjoyed this with a big salad with red wine vinaigrette dressing.

And I will use this forum to announce that I will never, ever again make the claim that my husband cannot cook. Because dinner tonight was delicious!

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