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Dr. Art Mollen
Dr. Mollen's Practice is located at 16100 N. 71st St in Scottsdale. For more information call 480-656-0016 or log onto www.drartmollen.com

Sunday's Sweetheart
If you'd like to add Sunday's Sweetheart or any other pet to your family, contact The Arizona Humane Society at (602) 997-7585. For more information about AHS events and programs, visit www.azhumane.org.

Hip to Snip- FREE spay/neuter
Thursday, October 15th
Sunnyslope- 1311 W. Hatcher Road
Check-in at 6am (first come first serve)

Local Work
We get a rundown on the Valley's hottest jobs from Ryan Naylor with www.localwork.com.

Chef Dad
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For more of Chef Dad's recipes go to www.chefdad.com
Facebook: TheChefDad

          Chef Dad's Italian Chicken Soup

INGREDIENTS;
1 Roasted Rotisserie Chicken (fresh "to go" from your grocers' deli)
32 oz. Chicken Stock
3 Cups Water
¼ Cup (4 tbsp.) Butter
1 ½ Cups Celery (diced)
1 ½ Cups Carrots (about 2 large or 3 medium sized, peeled & diced)
1 Onion (diced)
3 Tbsp. Garlic (diced fine)
2 Bay Leaves
Kosher Salt
Fresh Cracked Pepper
2 tsp. Oregano Flakes
¾ Cup Dry (uncooked) Orzo* or any tiny Pasta


COOKING;
1)    Remove skin from your roasted chicken then peel away meat from the bird.  When doing so, don't throw away the juices from the bottom of the container.  Pull apart the meat into desired size pieces, pour juices over the top then set aside.
2)    In a large soup pot over medium high heat, melt butter then add celery, carrot, onion & garlic.  Add 2 teaspoons of salt, ½ teaspoon of pepper and the oregano flakes then stir well.  Sauté for about 8 minutes until veggies become tender.  Add your chicken stock, water & bay leaves.  Increase heat to high and bring up to a simmer.  Reduce heat to medium then add the pasta and stir frequently, especially in the beginning to avoid your pasta sticking to the bottom of the pot.  Cook until pasta is tender (about 8 minutes).  Remove bay leaves then add your chicken.  Warm the chicken for a minute or so.  Taste for additional salt & pepper, if necessary, and make your adjustments a little at a time then serve immediately.

Cooks Notes: Orzo is very small Italian pasta which is perfect for soups. While the recipe calls for just ¾ cup of it, you can use up to 1 cup as long as you plan to eat the entire batch within an hour simply because that pasta will continue to expand and absorb all of your broth.  You can always use other tiny pastas or 2 cups of cooked white rice instead of the orzo.  If you have some leftovers the next day and the pasta or rice has absorbed most of your broth, simply add more chicken stock and a dash more salt & pepper on your stove when re-heating.  

This recipe makes 8-10 bowls or about 16 cups.

Wally's Weekly Car Review
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Coupon Sense
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Reiki
Heart to Heart Awakenings is all about healing and self-empowerment, and its founder, Athena Santiago, is passionate about to introducing Reiki energy healing to as many people as possible.
60-minute Reiki sessions for $39.00 through October 31, 2015

Heart to Heart Awakenings
12233 N. 64th Street, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
Phone:   602-380-3194
www.hthawakenings.com

Bar-B-Clean of Phoenix,
Litchfield Park, AZ
(602) 910-1629