Sheet pan chicken with lemon, garlic, and thyme. Continue reading What’s for Dinner?
My favorite way to use the slow cooker is on the high setting, where I can count on meats not being dried out and flavorless. That’s what I find happens when you cook meat for 8-10 hours while you are … Continue reading Slow Cooker Pulled Chicken
I’ve tried many methods for fried chicken. The ones that use only flour, or the three stage flour–egg–breadcrumb process, or the buttermilk marinade followed by breading, but it seems like the crispness doesn’t hold up for more than a minute … Continue reading Recipe Review: Crispy Fried Chicken
I’m reblogging this just because it hurts me to hear of other cooks boiling boneless, skinless chicken breasts—for any recipe. If you want moist chicken, use this tried and true method: Another recipe from my old Joy of Cooking (1967), … Continue reading Breast of Chicken Cockaigne – Kitchen Portfolio
It might be late, but who needs a holiday for turkey, stuffing, and pie? The Turkey If you remember last year, I de-boned a whole turkey to make a turkey roll, after practicing with a couple of chickens. It was … Continue reading Is It Too Late To Talk About Thanksgiving?
I’m reluctant to call this dish chili, even though I know lots of people do just because it’s a combination of beans and meat. I think it’s a stretch, though, and like so many other dishes, I wish some inventive … Continue reading White Bean Chicken Chili—Slow Cooker
No it’s not Asian beer, it’s an Asian-oriented marinade that includes beer, a Belgian beer to be more exact. Blue Moon® beer is a wheat beer made with some orange peel, but I’m not really counting on it to provide … Continue reading Asian Beer Marinated Grilled Chicken
I usually use poached chicken in enchiladas, but have even used rotisserie chicken, which is always moist and gives me chicken from all parts of the bird. Just for something a little different, I decided to grill some flattened and … Continue reading Grilled, Beer-Brined Chicken Enchiladas
It has started to warm up, but in that usual spring way of being 70° one day and 46° the next. Still, I can feel spring around the corner and am in the mood for a cold salad. The trick … Continue reading Chicken Bacon Ranch Pasta Salad
Another recipe from my old Joy of Cooking (1967), “Breast of Chicken Cockaigne” uses a small amount of both oil and butter in a quick simmer, then relies on a short rest in a covered pan to finish the cooking. … Continue reading Breast of Chicken Cockaigne
Yes, I’m calling it soup and my husband will just have to deal with it. I’ll make him some garlic bread to dredge in it. I’m starting with packaged chicken stock, but cooking the chicken in that stock for a … Continue reading Creamy Chicken and Rice Soup
These burgers are made from boneless, skinless thighs for a more moist and flavorful burger than you would get with white meat. You can grind (or really mince) chicken in a food processor, but you have to be careful not … Continue reading Chicken Burgers