The Myth Behind ‘Engagement Chicken’ and How the Recipe Delivers Proposals

Did Meghan Markle use the famous "engagement chicken" recipe to get her prince to propose? That's the question many are wondering following the couple's revelation about the night Harry got down on bended knee. “It was a cozy night. We were roasting chicken. It was just an amazing surprise,” she told the BBC. “It was so sweet and natural and very romantic.” Glamour magazine's former fashion editor, Kim Bonnell, developed the recipe for “engagement chicken” back in 1982.