Chicken

Nov 09

Butter-flying a chicken breast

I don’t know if anyone else has noticed that chicken breast are getting bigger. I sure if you met a modern day it would be ‘Jurassic sized’ if the breast you can by in the supermarkets are anything to go by. However a couple of problems occur with huge chicken breasts. One is that there …

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Sep 19

Crockery Gourmet Chicken

I love my crock pot but I will be honest, if I am pulling it out; I want dinner to be super easy. I do not want to cut fresh herbs. I do not want to dirty 5 measuring cups. I do not want to do anything other than throw it all in and walk …

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Aug 14

This is not guacamole

Though this may look like guacamole, technically it is a salsa, but you could easily use it as an alternative to guac. After a ‘guacamole pedant’ the other week decried the addition of blue cheese to my Roq-n-roll-a-mole, I won’t make the same mistake again, for fear of angering the mob.  I make this mango …

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Jun 06

Chicken Salad with Mango, Mint and Cilantro Dressing

Mango, mint and cilantro (fresh coriander) dressing is now my new favourite salad dressing for this summer. It may not look like it at first glance, but it is basically a vinaigrette, which mango, mint, cilantro and curry powder as the additions. As it has such complex flavours, the salad leaves should be something like …

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Mar 22

Chicken Scappy

One of our favorite dishes is chicken scarpiello from Carmines (NYC).  I love taking a really good restaurant dish & making it at home.  This is the recipe from carmines,  as provided by  Good Morning America.  I personally prefer my “Scappy” to have thyme instead of oregano.  This is also much less saltier than the Carmines version, …

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