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How Chicken Salad Chick became a fast-growing franchise

  • Stacy Brown was a recently divorced mother of three when she came up with an idea for a business making chicken salad at home and selling it door to door.
  • In an interview with Guy Raz’s “How I Built This” podcast, Brown told the emotional story of how close she came to losing everything, and how she put the company on a path to grow.
  • The brand now has more than 170 locations in 17 states and made more than $153 million in sales last year, the company told Business Insider.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Stacy Brown was a stay-at-home mother of three when the emotional and financial turmoil of a divorce pushed her to look for a way to provide for her kids.

As she explained in an interview with Guy Raz’s “How I Built This” podcast, she needed about $500 per month to support her

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shrimp and biscuits, tuna salad, curry chicken bowls

Just like the rest of us, our panelists for the Taster’s Choice food column have been cooking more than ever since March. We asked them for some of their menu suggestions and they sent some great ideas. Here are more of the meals they have been serving their families.

Julie Overton, a trained cook, avid canner and mother of four, steps up her game every Sunday. During the week, she is careful to make heart-healthy, calorie-conscious meals. But, Sundays, she said, “are my husband’s cheat meals — so we really go all out with dinner and dessert.”

Sunday

Cheddar Biscuits and Shrimp and Andouille Gravy: The dish includes Andouille sausage, bacon, corn and condiments including Creole mustard and Worcestershire sauce. She follows a recipe at closetcooking.com and says: “I buy Pillsbury Grands frozen biscuits and I don’t worry about not having cheddar cheese on them. This is a full meal

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