Brazilian Chicken Curry

Today is the 31st anniversary of the eruption of Mt. St. Helens.  That has absolutely nothing to do with this recipe whatsoever, but just thought I would share 🙂 Here in the Pacific NW it is a big deal to ask, "where were you when the mountain blew?"  Well, according to my mom, I was in … Continue reading Brazilian Chicken Curry

Chicken with Mushrooms and Tomatoes

Here is an easy to make dinner that is ready in about 30 minutes and packed with different flavors.  Served over riced cauliflower, you can have this as a meal in itself  - which is what we did the other night. Gather Up: 2 large chicken breasts, cut into tenders 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil … Continue reading Chicken with Mushrooms and Tomatoes

Wine-Herb Grilled Chicken

Grilling is a great way to cook just about anything (in my opinion, at least), and chicken is no exception.  Chicken can still end up a bit bland, however, unless it has a good rub or marinade prior to going over the coals (it also helps to use bone-in pieces).  So when you want to … Continue reading Wine-Herb Grilled Chicken

Baked Coconut Chicken Tenders

This is a quick and easy recipe for chicken that is a just little out of the ordinary.  The list of ingredients is short, and contains all things that are easy to find if you don't already have them in your pantry.  The prep time is almost nothing, and the baking time is just about … Continue reading Baked Coconut Chicken Tenders

Food on the Go

While on vacation, it definitely can be a challenge to eat well.  Stopping at restaurants for meals can get old.  You never know what will be available when you are hungry, plus the pocketbook takes a beating.    Solution? Unpack the fridge and pack the cooler!  We also packed an extra bag with paper plates, … Continue reading Food on the Go

Grapefruit Margarita Chicken

Whoever stated that necessity is the mother of invention got it partly right.  When it comes to cooking, invention is often the result of having a limited set of ingredients to work with, coupled with the need to use up things before they spoil.  Such situations are credited as the origins of chili, pizza, countless soups and stews...even "chop suey."  Our … Continue reading Grapefruit Margarita Chicken

Malaysian Chicken Soup

This recipe started out inspired by a dish called laksa that comes from Malaysia and Indonesia.  Traditional laksa is a spicy noodle soup, of which there are numerous local incantations involving either curry or tamarind for flavor, and a greatly varied list of ingredients such as tempe, boiled eggs, poached fish, rice noodles, bean sprouts, and shrimp … Continue reading Malaysian Chicken Soup