14 January, 2017

What The Chili Is Going On Here?

What The Chili Is Going On Here?
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So this is how my day started out: “Honey, will you bring me a beer?” Please note that when I said this it was not even 7:00 AM. Yes, I said AM.  So my puzzled hubby dutifully goes into the garage where our food surplus cupboard is and grabbed me a beer off the shelf.
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13 January, 2017

What The Fork Is For Dinner? It’s Chicken Fried Rice

What The Fork Is For Dinner? It’s Chicken Fried Rice
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One of our neighbors stopped by recently with homemade egg rolls. Wow, what a cool gift. Because I cook a lot, some people think we wouldn’t appreciate or value their food gifts. Believe me, we do! Chicken Fried Rice is one recipe that we have a few times a year to use up ingredients like rotisserie chicken, carrots,
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17 December, 2016

Chicken Stock For The Soul

Chicken Stock For The Soul
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So many recipes I make use chicken stock or broth somewhere in the mix of ingredients. People shy away from making it from scratch because they think it is too difficult, when it’s really just the opposite – very easy.  After we have eaten a whole chicken (usually from Costco – their rotisserie chickens have a
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8 November, 2016

Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Easy Chicken Pot Pie
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It’s day number three of eating a rotisserie chicken. Ever find yourself in this situation? You’ve served the chicken sliced with vegetables, in a sandwich with BBQ sauce, cut up in chicken fried rice, and now you’re trying to eat the last bits of chicken and don’t know what to do with it?  Chicken pot pie is
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3 November, 2016

Noodled Chicken Soup-er

Noodled Chicken Soup-er
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I’m not a sports fan AT ALL, but the last World Series Game hooked me last night. Today, I thought that the Cleveland Indians might need a big dose of chicken soup to comfort them with their loss.   There is a traditional method of making chicken soup that most of you might know. My version
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