Posts Tagged chicken

Pad Kra Praw (Thai basil chicken)

Thai food is one of my favorite cuisines, but I had only tried it once before I started dating my husband (and it was not love at first taste). Perhaps I didn’t know what to order, or perhaps the restaurant wasn’t very good. All I […]

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Tummy Healing Chicken Soup

When I was growing up, whenever I wasn’t feeling well my mom would make me chicken noodle soup. Okay, actually she would open a can of Campbell’s Chicken Noodle Soup, but the thought was the same–chicken soup feeds the body and the soul, right? I […]

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Jerk Chicken

Many years ago, before B and I were married, he was a regular patron of a small Caribbean restaurant and catering company that served whatever the owner decided to make that day. There were usually 4-6 choices written on a small whiteboard, and B’s absolute […]

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Reinventing Leftovers

I am a big fan of leftovers. When I was still working, I often packed leftovers for lunch. I can easily eat something I really like several days in a row without getting bored. And let’s face it, having at least one “leftover night” for […]

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The Easiest Thai Curry Ever

I love Thai food! Most Indians I know love Thai food, too. Both are Asian cuisines that use some of the same ingredients (coconut, chilies, cumin, coriander, and garlic, to name a few), although in different combinations with very different results. Both have curries, both […]

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Chicken Stir Fry

I first started making (a version) of this recipe when B and I first got married. At that time, neither of us knew much about cooking, and I found a basic stir fry recipe somewhere and it has evolved from there. This is one meal […]

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Rice Cooker Coconut Chicken and Kale

As a wife/mom of two girls/housekeeper/cook/part-time blogger/chauffeur, I sometimes find that I don’t have as much time as I would like to cook meals for my family. I have been using the slow cooker and the oven more this year to give me more “hands-free” […]

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Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes…Broth

Fall is approaching, school is back in session, and people are getting sniffly. Growing up, when I was sick my parents used to make me a bowl of Campbell’s Chicken Noodle soup, or if I was really lucky, my mom would make some chicken soup […]

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Stovetop Tandoori Chicken

Tandoori chicken, when done right, is one of the most delicious things on earth. In Indian restaurants, it is marinated in spices and (often) yogurt, then cooked in a tandoor. The result is bright red, smoky, juicy, spicy chicken. My mouth is watering as I […]

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Jungli Murgha

Mother’s Day this year was a bit unconventional, but it was probably my favorite Mother’s Day to date. My wonderful husband let me sleep in a bit, a very rare occurrence since the kiddos are early risers. Then we went to the Farmer’s Market (which […]

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