Category: chicken

chicken noodle slop

      Quite possibly the worst name ever… but my kids named it so what do you do? I’m open to other names. I made this a while back- in an attempt to get the nutrition of homemade bone broth and chicken soup into my two year old who just cannot eat…

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cozy casseroles and happy endings

Who doesn’t love a warm hearty casserole? It’s like a hug from grandma after a rough day…. Casseroles are up there on my favorite comfort food lists. Right next to tacos and sushi. Have you ever wondered why salads aren’t comfort food? What exactly makes food comforting? Hmmmm. Anyway… just a odd little…

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summertime…..traveling chicken pot pies

Summertime… and this summer, well… it’s different. I haven’t been all over the internet like previous summers, planning an epic-super-mom-of-the-year–crafty-life-pinterest-worthy- summer-bucket-list. I’m not sure why. Maybe because keeping a toddler, 10 year old  and a baby entertained when it’s 92F outside can be as daunting as crossing the Sahara. Or, maybe it’s because…

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butter chicken and other adventures

  Butter Chicken~ (n) : A savory, spicy concoction of Indian spices in a creamy coconut sauce, that makes me wonder why it’s called butter chicken since there really is not that much butter in it to merit a word in the title of the recipe. Mmmmm, Butter Chicken. It took me close…

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Mexican chicken and dumplings

A dish that will break you out of the routine

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chicken and yellow rice

Chicken and yellow rice~ sans the yellow dye A few months’ ago, my mother gave me stacks of old cookbooks. In the stack of dusty and tattered bindings were titles ranging from diet fads of the 70’s (grapefruit diet, anyone?) to more modern gems like Nigella. But.  the diamond in the bunch was…

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spicy chicken dumplings

Years ago, I was blessed with the opportunity to visit Chicago, courtesy of Kenmore. And… with that trip I was able to take a culinary tour with two of my best food blogging friends, and we went to Chinatown and had Dim Sum. Ever since that trip, I crave those little tasty morsels…

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grilled lemon thyme kabobs

Kabobs are the ultimate in traveling meals. You have your veggies and protein all in one convenient skewer, and you can eat it with one hand. I guess the only danger involved is that stick. Kabobs should have a warning label: Not intended for children under the age of 5. Because those sticks…

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tandoori chicken

Tandoori chicken, I say is the equivalent to jerk chicken but with different spices. OK, so that kind defeats saying “equivalent”, huh? Yeah, I know… OK! About this concoction of spices: I have a recipe for true tandoori chicken, where you take the whole spices and roast them and grind them down, but-…

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green chile chicken bake

I created this out of a craving for chicken green chiles and cheese… line a casserole with some refried beans and cover with a small can of diced green chiles and some shredded cheese top with cooked shredded chicken, taco seasoning, diced green chiles, sliced jalapenos more cheese and a layer of corn-…

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roast chicken with herb-cream wine sauce

Roasted chicken….and now the herb cream sauce… I chopped up the basil, rosemary an a green onion and added it to 3tbs butter, add 3tbs flour to make a roux add in 1/2 c dry white wine, 1/2 c chicken broth fresh ground pepper, salt and appx 1 1/2 to 2c whole milk…bring…

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shish ka bobs

What to do for dinner tonight? How about grilled shish ka bobs? I marinate mine with italian dressing and extra pepper… and you can use whatever veggies you like. Super simple summer meal!

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chicken divan

Wow… the wi fi is slower than molasses here.. but that’s what va ca is about, huh? I managed to post on mamakeith… slow on the pics here though! Oh well… I’m making meatloaf in the world’s smallest kitchen..and I can’t wait to post pics… ya gotta ALWAYS have something to look forward…

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chicken divan

And the answer is… chicken divan! I have to admit, I never had this dish until fairly recently. I don’t know why either, because I love curry…. hmmm maybe it’s because my mom never made it growing up? Maybe because it’s one of those dishes you just don’t see on restaurant menus? I…

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spinach stuffed chicken breasts

These are my spinach stuffed chicken breasts… It’s not an exact recipe, but I will tell ya how I make them:appx 1cup thawed and draines frozen chopped spinach1tsp or so kosher salt1 egg1/2 c bread crumbs1/2 c shreddded cheesegarlic, pepper, basil, any other seasonings ya like..mix everything in a bowl, stuff into chicken…

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