Archive for the 'Chicken' Category

Old Fashioned Chicken and Dumplings

on Jan 14th 2015

I can think of few main dishes with more Southern flair than Chicken and Dumplings.  I do not recall either of my parents making this dish in our home.  Chicken and Dumplings were given the respect they deserved.  Only my Grandmothers were worthy enough to make them.  There was no special family recipe written down. […]

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Better Than Zaxby’s Fried Chicken and Jezebel Sauce

on Jan 13th 2015

Fried Chicken Tenders You will need: 2 pounds fresh chicken tenders Salt 2 cups buttermilk 1 ½ cups plain flour 1 ½ cups Ritz cracker crumbs 1 teaspoon celery salt 2 teaspoons Lowry’s seasoned salt 1 Tablespoon Italian seasoning 2 teaspoons Cajun spice 2 teaspoons garlic salt Vegetable Oil for frying Fried chicken is better […]

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Chicken Garden Pasta Bowls

on Jul 22nd 2013

My family sure is loving all the fresh summer veggies we pick up each week from Lester Farms in our CSA basket.  The produce is high quality and so fresh and flavorful.  I have also enjoyed creating recipes for the CSA baskets.  Today for lunch we feasted on Chicken Garden Pasta Bowls made with fresh […]

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Easy Chicken Pot Pie

on Oct 18th 2011

Here is another cold weather favorite of ours.  Ya’ll know me well enough by now to remember I cook a lot with organic ingredients.  But sometimes, I deviate from what I preach, and bring some “processed” items home to the pantry.  I love to keep Chicken Pot Pie ingredients handy in the winter, because I […]

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Chicken Chilaquilas

on May 4th 2011

Looking for a quick and easy dish for Cinco De Mayo?  Thanks to Nicole from the Franklin Altman Eye Care in Mt. Juliet for not only sharing her dish with my hubby when he was by to get an eye checkup, but also thanks for sharing the RECIPE with me. Chicken Chilaquilas are made with […]

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Parmesan Poppy Seed Chicken

on Apr 7th 2011

Every southern gal needs a quick and tasty one dish meal to whip up in 10 minutes when unexpected chaos arrives at mealtime.  This recipe is made with canned chicken in a pinch, but could also be made with a deli style rotisserie chicken or regular chicken breast if time allows.  But trust me and […]

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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

on Aug 25th 2010

Here’s a quick recipe that is a family favorite here at home.  To avoid MSG, I used mostly organic ingredients, and olive for sautéing. Chicken Lettuce Wraps end up being healthier choice than Chinese takeout. 1 Tablespoon Rice Vinegar 1 Tablespoon Brown Sugar ½ teaspoon Ground Red Pepper ¼ teaspoon Ground Ginger 1 teaspoon Sesame […]

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Asian Sesame Kabobs on Firewire Skewers

on Jul 27th 2010

I just love new kitchen gadgets that are worth the space they take up in my cabinets.  I recently bought some FIRE WIRE skewers with my birthday money.  I first saw them at Williams-Sonoma, but they ran out before the 4th of July. So I found them at Kroger on summer clearance recently for $6.99. […]

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White Chicken Chili

on Mar 18th 2010

Here’s another fabulous recipe from The Pioneer Woman. Since I’m still chilled to the bone and winter won’t leave Tennessee, I give you another warming soup. This is one of the best white chili recipes I’ve ever tasted. • 4 large chicken breasts with ribs and skins or small chicken cut up (or 3 Cups […]

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Campfire Chicken

on Sep 17th 2009

Fall is just around the corner and that means football, tailgating, camping, and bonfires.  I can’t think of a heartier, tastier meal than campfire chicken.  Assemble individual portions of campfire chicken in foil ahead of time so you can relax and enjoy your outing.  This is one of our family favorites.  I still remember asking […]

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