*CLOSED* Crusty Oven Fried Chicken Thighs + Say It With Krusteaz Giveaway

October 23, 2016

Fried chicken is easily one of my favorite foods. The crunchy fried crust is the best part in my opinion. All your fried chicken skins are belong to me. However, I am a huge scaredy-cat when it comes to frying stuff.  So we usually end up hitting the drive-thru or grocery store deli for ours, […]

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Easy Chicken Badami

August 30, 2016

Yogurt and almond butter.  In a chicken dish.  Bet you didn’t see that one coming! But it totally works. This month’s challenge through the Stonyfield Organic Clean Plate Club was to use their yogurt and Justin’s Nut Butter in a recipe. I’ve tried some of their different nut butters before and enjoy them, but was […]

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Fideo con Pollo (Mexican-style Chicken and Noodles)

May 4, 2015

This is one of those recipes that I like more and more every time I make it.  It’s not a coincidence that I first tried it in the fall when the weather began cooling down and warm comfort food was just what we wanted. Plus it’s all made in one pan, so there’s less to […]

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Cookbook Review and Giveaway: Basic To Brilliant, Y’all + Deviled Chicken Thighs Recipe

January 21, 2013

I’m starting to feel a bit like Ellen and Oprah with the giveaways I’ve been doing lately.  Not that it’s a bad thing!  I like having the opportunity to share fun stuff with my readers. As you know, I am a self-proclaimed cookbook addict and love finding new gems to add to my ever-growing collection. […]

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Cajun Chicken Pasta

June 24, 2012

Call it Cajun chicken pasta, jambalaya pasta, or blackened chicken pasta, but this is one of the dishes I tend to gravitate towards when we go out to eat.  There’s just something about the combination of spicy, creamy, and calorific that calls to me.  I’m sure you understand. Until now, I’ve been content to just […]

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Ginger and Black Pepper Chicken Thighs

April 26, 2012

Chicken thighs briefly marinated in an aromatic mix of ginger, garlic, black pepper, salt, and lemon juice and then baked to juicy perfection. Oh yes, I think I found my new weeknight go-to dinner.  This takes no time at all to put together! The key to all the flavor is to use ginger and garlic pastes. […]

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Chicken and Dumpling Soup

March 4, 2012

Shredded chicken and tender dumplings in a creamy and flavorful soup, all made with easy and convenient ingredients! When I was in college, I actually didn’t mind eating in our dining halls.  I lived on campus my first 2 years and had the 7-day a week eating plan. We didn’t have to eat at the […]

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Super Spicy Super Bowl Wings

February 6, 2012

Super spicy wings, marinated in Indian spices, perfect for the game or for any time! Confession — I don’t really watch the game when it’s on.  To me, the Super Bowl is an excuse to snack for a few hours.  Not that I need an excuse to do that anyway . . . Rather than […]

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

October 24, 2011

This tangy, spicy, creamy dip is everywhere on the interwebs, and for good reason — it tastes that good.  Chunks of chicken, buffalo wing sauce, cream cheese, ranch dressing, and cheese combine into an ooey-gooey melange of deliciousness. Here is my version of it. Buffalo Chicken Dip Ingredients 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts Buffalo […]

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Lucky Nani’s Chicken Roast

March 6, 2011

For a while now, I’ve been thinking of compiling a family cookbook.  This is not quite as easy as it sounds, since we are all scattered over the world, with a big chunk here in the U.S., some in Canada, Europe, the Middle East, and Bangladesh, where our family comes from. Here are a few […]

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