Emily Blunt John Krasinski, and John Krasinski fell in love…in the kitchen

In an interview with iHeartMedia’s River Cafe Table 4 podcast that premiered this week, Blunt jokingly claimed Krasinski proposed to her only after she’d prepared Food Network star Ina Garten’s roast chicken recipe, which is widely referred to as “engagement chicken.”

“I just made something that I knew he would love,” she recalled. “I mean, a roast chicken ― who doesn’t love a roast chicken? The roast chicken I love is Ina Garten’s roast chicken, it’s called her ‘engagement chicken.’ When people make it for people, they get engaged or something.”

And after serving the dish to Krasinski in all of its “oniony, garlicky” glory, Blunt said she felt confident she’d won his heart.

“That’s it,” she quipped. “All it took!”

In 2020, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt.
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Though the “Quiet Place” star didn’t say exactly when this dinner party took place, she and Krasinski got marriedIn 2010. In 2010, the couple shared their daughters Violet, 5, and Hazel 7, respectively.

According to Garten the dish was named after him. from an editor at Glamour magazine who claimed she’d made it for her boyfriend and was engaged within 24 hours.

The inspiring results have been reported by at least 70 couples. the title of a cookbook, “100 Recipes Every Woman Should Know: Engagement Chicken and 99 Other Fabulous Dishes to Get You Everything You Want in Life,” published by Glamour in 2011.

In a 2018 episode of “Sunday Today with Willie Geist,” Garten ― who is better known as the “Barefoot Contessa” ― even claimed that Meghan MarkleThis is the recipe Prince HarrySoon after getting engaged.

“Without me, it never would have happened,” she joked at the time.

While the Duchess and Duke of Sussex never shared what their recipe was, they did share it. say in an interviewPrince Harry proposed shortly after the engagement while making a roast chicken at his home.

Source: HuffPost.com.

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