3 March, 2017

Stick A Fork In It – Caprese Stuffed Chicken

Stick A Fork In It – Caprese Stuffed Chicken
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This time of year (winter weather in most areas of the United States) it is difficult to find tasty garden-fresh tomatoes. Oh you can buy them in the grocery stores but they were probably picked green and traveled for days to get to their destination, and frankly some taste like a wearily traveled fruit.  So to
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23 February, 2017

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner With Dumplings

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner With Dumplings
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“Used in a wide array of dishes, chicken is one of the most ubiquitous ingredients across the globe. From chicken parmigiana and coq au vin to butter chicken with naan…” says Jessica Witt from the Food Network Canada. Since chicken is so mild and tender, you can use it in just about any cuisine and
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7 February, 2017

Crazy Chicken – Easy One-Pot Meal

Crazy Chicken – Easy One-Pot Meal
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The title of this recipe has nothing to do with the mental stability of the cook – at least I don’t think it does. But don’t ask my hubby his opinion as he thinks I run around without my lid on tight ANY day. I’ve been spring cleaning just in case spring shows up early.
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1 February, 2017

25 Cloves of Garlic…. In This Chicken and Wild Rice

25 Cloves of Garlic…. In This Chicken and Wild Rice
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When a recipe calls for 25 cloves of garlic I sit up and take notice. Now I love garlic, don’t get me wrong, but I really don’t want it to be seeping out my pores – although that may already be the case. You certainly knew that was the case when my Uncle Angelo walked
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19 January, 2017

A Hunting We Will Go….. And Make Chicken Cacciatore

A Hunting We Will Go….. And Make Chicken Cacciatore
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  Do you ever wonder how recipes evolve over the years? I found this History of Chicken Cacciatore from Days of the Year : “It’s probably best to start off by saying what cacciatore actually means, which will help shed some light on the dish’s origins. Cacciatore means “hunter” in Italian, and it is hunters who first ate this
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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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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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