Tag Archives: Chicken

Moroccan Experiment

This doesn’t look like much, but I assure you that it was a delightful taste treat whose deliciousness is bringing memories of just yesterday flooding back into my brain! The bun was a delightful experiment that went altogether RIGHT, and … Continue reading

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Simple Stir Fry

This is one of our most cherished dishes.  So simple, and so delicious.  The recipe is basically cooked rice with whatever veggies and meat you have. Sauté the veggies, move them over in the pan, and heat the rice in … Continue reading

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An Incredible Reheat

I couldn’t wait to share this photo and to expound on just how delicious it was.  If only restaurants could produce such flavor! These were the remnants from two separate meals, but clearly they were all made for one another.  … Continue reading

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Blustery Day Chicken Soup

It was a dreary day today.  We are so spoiled with abundant sunshine on most days, that it is necessary to have chicken soup when the weather is less than perfect. Fortunately, there was a vat of chicken broth simmering … Continue reading

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Mulligatawny Soup

Forty some years ago, NOLA Boy did a trek to Gokyo Lake in Nepal, via India.  He picked up a liking for Indian food on this trip.  This was before our time together, and I have zip interest in Indian … Continue reading

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Intense Carrots

This dish is not what it probably looks like . . . it is not pasta with a tomato/meat sauce.  As the visible jar would hint, the “sauce” is simply some of the red pepper and eggplant spread that I … Continue reading

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Chicken Stir Fry with White Rice

This is one of those dinners that when you sit down and get firmly established with eating, you think “Why don’t I make this more often?”. The rice is a snap and takes no effort.  The veggies are carrots, celery, … Continue reading

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Chicken Florentine

Can’t you just taste the many flavors here?  The shaved Parmesan really gave it some class! We’ve become real fans of the boneless, skinless leg/thigh pieces.  I have no clue how they get the bones out of there whilst still … Continue reading

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Two for $3

  IT’S A LONG ONE TODAY! For most meals I do a little calculation in my head to see what the approximate cost is for the food that is on the plate, and accompaniments.  Over the last few years, the … Continue reading

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Brown Canyon Ranch

We spontaneously took our lunch out to nearby Brown Canyon Ranch this afternoon.  The golden hour light was lovely.  There are nice trails there, and they allow horseback riding on them as well as hiking.  While we were there a … Continue reading

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Fox Point

  Not all of our meals are really worthy of showcasing on here, but even the ones that don’t ring the bell visually are unbelievably delicious in the eating phase. Here is an example:  This is a slice of roasted … Continue reading

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Midwestern Mexican with Southern Tier Collards

This was sooooo good that DH asked for it the second night in a row.  I changed up the starch and veg (Sunday night it was broccoli and quinoa) with mash and collards.  That’s Southern Fried Chicken pieces in the … Continue reading

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Sunny Paris

Whoopeee!  We got to go on a short trip – a week in New Mexico !!! First night home – leftover noodles and lots of bits of veggies from the trip, combined with a lovely stalk of bok choy that … Continue reading

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Quinoa, Peppers, Broccoli

There are a few weeks of the year when our local ethnic grocery store has all colors of bell peppers on sale for 3/$1..  This is a happy time for us, as we are able to be totally profligate and … Continue reading

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Who Needs a Microwave?

The last time I mentioned reheating precooked food on the stove, there were several folks who wrote privately to ask for more information. It really is dead simple to do this with excellent results while not needing to use the … Continue reading

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The Boneless Chicken Ranch

This cut of chicken is new to me.  It is a single piece of leg and thigh meat, but with no bone.  I can’t imagine how they extract the bone without mangling the meat, but it makes for a delicious … Continue reading

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Versatility

  Freshly sautéed veggies, leftover noodly shells, boneless chicken thighs from the Nesco Roaster, and some fresh salsa from the deli. We generously sprinkled freshly-grated Romano over the top. I N S T A N T   F E A S … Continue reading

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Boneless Leg and Thigh

This is a new discovery for me.  Our local ethnic grocery store frequently offers boneless leg and thigh meat.  It is also skinless, and looks just like you see in the picture above.  The amount is huge!  That is all … Continue reading

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Chicken and Sausage Soup

This was the end of the line for several dinners and lunches. I kept adding this and that to the soup, and each iteration seemed more delicious than the last. The focaccia was the star of this show, though, smartly … Continue reading

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Crêpes and Broccoli

  We had had a late and large lunch, so a light supper seemed in order.  I hadn’t made crêpes in many years, but was inspired by an efriend’s post – Whole Wheat Crepes With Spinach & Mushrooms into giving it a whirl. … Continue reading

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