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Facts About Cheese and Why We Love It So

January 29, 2013

Cheese is a romantic. It adores anything within its vicinity. It gives and receives love freely and woos us in flirtatious ways with its personality and infinite possibilities.

Our appetizers can’t resist cheese. Our main dishes totally dig cheese. And our desserts are sweet on cheese, too. No one, then, should be surprised that cheese gets worldwide worship – where people are, cheese resides. We are cheese addicts.

A whopping 33.3 pounds of cheese is consumed per person in America, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. In France, where nearly 1,000 different types of cheese exist, each person consumes 52.7 pounds of milk’s most beloved child.

Vegetables from Glory Foods are no different. They are absolutely infatuated with cheese and get cozy with an array at every opportunity.

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you will quickly discover that cheese is a weakness for canned vegetables calling Glory Foods home. This attraction, of course, makes sense. When you have fresh-from-the-field-to-the-can vegetables that are soulfully seasoned mingling with cheese crushes like cheddar and mozzarella, you get a wallop of flavor that will make your taste buds tango.

Glory Foods’ Southern Chicken Florentine is a fine example of the sheer goodness that manifests in a meal when canned vegetables from Glory Foods cohabit with Swiss and Parmesan cheeses. The taste is exquisite, but the recipe is easy.

This is what you need:

1 (14.5-ounce) can Glory Foods Turkey Flavored Turnip Greens, drained and squeezed lightly till dry, chopped roughly.
1/2 (7-ounce) can Mushroom stems and pieces, drained
2 tablespoons Parmesan, grated
2 tablespoons Prepared Alfredo Sauce
1/2 teaspoon Garlic, chopped
1/2 Egg yolk
2 (10-12-ounce) Chicken Breast, skinless, split, trimmed, pound to 1/2" thick
Salt, to taste
Black pepper, to taste
Paprika, to taste
1 (14.5-ounce) can Diced tomatoes, in juice with onions and garlic
2 tablespoons Parmesan, grated

To make this scrumptious meal:

Mix all the ingredients for the Florentine mix until well combined and refrigerate.
Pre-heat oven to 425°
Season each half breast with the salt, pepper and paprika.
Apply 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons of the Florentine Mix to the skin side of each half breast forming approximately a 1/2-inch layer on top of each breast and leaving a 1/2-inch border of exposed meat.
Place one can of tomatoes in an 8"x12" or slightly larger baking dish. Place the prepared chicken into the baking dish. Add the remaining can of tomatoes placing the tomatoes and liquid around the chicken, not over the top.
Place the chicken in the oven and cook for 30-35 minutes for an internal temperature of 165°
Plate the chicken breast and spoon the diced tomatoes and juice from the baking dish over the chicken, garnish with the grated parmesan and serve.

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