chicken with wild rice

Cast Iron Chicken with Wild Rice

The colder months settle in, there’s nothing quite like a comforting and satisfying meal to warm the soul. This cast iron chicken with wild rice is just what you’ve been missing. A simple, yet hearty dish, that embodies the true essence of comfort food. This recipe brings together succulent, perfectly seasoned roast chicken and flavorful […]

chicken orzo soup

Chicken Orzo Soup

The saying chicken soup is good for the soul is one I’ve always loved. What’s funny about that phrase is that when you Google it what pops up the most in the search is Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen, two motivational speakers who, in 1993, had the simple idea that people could help each other by […]

butter chicken

Butter Chicken (Murgh Makhani)

Butter chicken, also known as “murgh makhana”, is the most searched Indian dish on the internet. And I get it. Like chicken Tikka Masala, butter chicken is considered one of the most popular, cross-continental Indian dishes throughout the world, even in places you would least expect it. This is not surprising at all. Tender, golden […]

chicken protein salad

Chopped Chicken Protein Salad

This is not a health blog, and not everything I eat is healthy. I can own that. Good health for me is all about moderation. I eat everything, but it’s balanced and I eat a lot of salads. I am a big believer in “eating the rainbow“. All those brightly colored vegetables offer amazing nutrients […]

wedding soup with meatballs

Wedding Soup With Meatballs

Its original name in Italian is minestra maritata, which translates to “wedding soup”. But some say a more appropriate name would be, “wedded broths”—as in leafy green vegetables (minestra) blended with meat (maritata). The marriage in this soup isn’t referring to the marriage between two people like many believe, but rather to the dish’s nuanced flavors between […]

zucchini rolls

Chicken Sausage, Ricotta Zucchini Rolls

Are you a carb counter? No judgment if you are, I know many. While I don’t classify myself as one, I have certainly become much more aware of carbs over the years. I still believe in having it all in moderation, and with that comes choices. And I can’t lie, I like pasta. But not […]

cast iron chicken with potatoes

Cast Iron Chicken With Potatoes

Winner winner chicken dinner. Can anyone ever have enough chicken recipes? Here is a fantastic one and one that has been on repeat in my house for some time now. But before I tell you why I love this dish so much, I need to offer a little backstory on this popular phrase that everyone […]

chicken kreplach

Chicken Kreplach Soup

Chicken kreplach soup is a dish my husband has asked me to develop for a while now. Kreplach (pronounced krep-lakh) or “krepel” if singular, is the Yiddish name for the traditional triangular pieces of dough filled with ground meat or chicken, similar to dumplings. Also known as “Jewish wontons“, kreplach, just like Chinese dumplings, can be boiled and served in chicken soup […]

crispy chicken Cobb salad

Crispy Chicken Cobb Salad With Buttermilk Dressing

The Cobb salad is an American classic and one of the first salads I was introduced to as a kid. It was and remains, the perfect salad. A Cobb is a beautiful, bountiful salad representing a symphony of flavors and textures. Eating a Cobb salad is never a chore, but rather a culinary experience. To […]

tortilla soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Soup is good for the soul they say and I believe it. Chicken tortilla soup is one of the most representative dishes of Mexican gastronomy and it’s one I’ve loved for ages. Also known as “sopa azteca“, which means “soup of the Aztecs,” the exact origin of this famous soup is unknown, although many assume […]

campanelle pasta

Campanelle Pasta With Sausage And Green Olives

I love to play around with pasta.  Pasta is neutral in flavor, with limitless potential.  The best pasta I have ever had was in Italy and it was incredibly simple. The life-changing dish had only three ingredients. And it was dirt cheap. And although this trip was many moons ago with my husband, well before […]

butterflied roast chicken

Butterflied Roast Chicken

A simple roast chicken is a technique that everyone should master, but it’s not easy. One of the first things they teach you in culinary school is that the test of a good chef (or restaurant) can be determined by their roast chicken and not their most elaborate dish. I’m serious. And I’ve tested this theory […]

Copycat Chick-Fil-A sandwich

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chicken Sandwich

This is my copycat Chick-fil-A sandwich recipe that my boys begged me to develop. They are new to the whole Chick-fil-A following, but they fell fast and hard for this American favorite and to be honest, I totally understand why. Chick-fil-A’s history goes way back to the 1940’s, when it’s founder S. Truett Cathy first […]

caramelized onion roast chicken

Caramelized Onion Roast Chicken

Winner, winner chicken dinner, you know the phase, this is the dish; caramelized onion roast chicken. This takes a simple, inexpensive chicken meal to a whole new playing field. One dish, one hour, one pan, seriously, what’s not to love? Similar to a sheet pan dinner, skillet dinners are just as fast and simple. And although […]

chicken piccata

Chicken Piccata

Chicken is a go-to dinner option for most of us. But chicken gets boring. The good news is, that there are thousands of different things one can do with chicken, many that are easy and flavorful, you just need to implement them and mix them into your repertoire. And chicken piccata is one of those […]

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