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Grilled Yogurt Chicken with Lemon Zest

Grilled yogurt chicken marinates boneless chicken breasts with yogurt and lemon. Here is an easy and simple marinade for chicken that’s especially delicious when cooked on the grill.  It combines plain Greek yogurt and lemon.  Sounds a little unusual?  Not really. Many cooks have been using dairy products, such as buttermilk, to tenderize chicken for years.  […]

Red Wine Braised Chicken Thighs with Mushroom Gravy

  Red wine braised chicken thighs is a hearty dish for the weekend. It’s time to come home, relax… and forget about work.  It’s time to rejuvenate and recharge.  And good food is always a big part of that.  Red wine braised chicken thighs may be braised and slow cooked, but chicken usually cooks faster […]

Breaded Chicken Wings Baked in the Oven

Breaded chicken wings makes a great comfort food appetizer. If you love chicken wings then you might want to try something a little different.  My breaded chicken wings recipe is a crispy and delicious alternative to the Buffalo wings we love to eat.  You may be surprised to know that there are some key differences between […]

Baked Buffalo Chicken Dip Appetizer

Baked Buffalo chicken dip is your comfort food appetizer. Love the taste of Buffalo wings?  The rich spicy taste that combines the heat from hot peppers with the cool flavors of blue cheese.  What’s not to love about that?  Baked buffalo chicken dip is a tasty appetizer that combines all of the goodness of Buffalo […]

Christmas Ravioli Pasta with Shrimp, Chicken, & Broccoli

Celebrate the holiday in style with Christmas ravioli pasta. The holidays are here, bringing you good cheer!  So what are you serving for dinner?  Might I suggest Christmas ravioli pasta?  I love this dish because it’s rich and decadent, the perfect choice for any holiday celebration.  When I first thought about pasta for dinner, I […]

Chicken Nachos made Kid Friendly

Chicken nachos are a fun and easy appetizer. I love making chicken nachos!  The taco seasoning adds the right amount of spices and heat to create a very flavorful chicken topping.  The ingredients are simple and you certainly can have fun making any changes that suit your tastes.  I chose tortilla chips that were deep blue […]

Baked Oregano Chicken Breasts with Lemon

Baked oregano chicken breasts with lemon are a delicious Greek-inspired main dish. It seems that these days, every penny counts, and this flavorful dish fits the bill perfectly!  It will add every bit of the “wow” factor that you are looking for at your next gathering, while the simple ingredients will help to keep you within your […]

Greek Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Greek lemon chicken orzo soup is the perfect answer for those cold winter nights. Got soup?  No?  Then try my Greek lemon chicken orzo soup.  Think of this as chicken soup with a Greek twist.  Lemon, orzo, and egg add amazing flavors and textures that make this soup unique…and irresistible.  I grew up eating this soup and […]

Asian Marinated Chicken Wings

Asian marinated chicken wings are juicy and fall off the bone delicious! Are you in the mood for comfort food?  I have no doubt that this dish will fill the bill…over and over again!  You can believe it when I say that I could sit and eat these wings for days…except they never last long enough.  […]

Broccoli Casserole

An easy side dish that works with any holiday gathering. This broccoli casserole recipe has been in my family for as long as I can remember, and it is still one of my favorite side dishes.  Not only is it a recipe that goes with everything, it is heartily delicious and very easy to make.  I […]

Roasted Chicken with Sage and Thyme

It’s a one pot meal that won’t take you all day to make… It only looks like you spent all day in the kitchen.  That’s what people will think when you present them with my roasted chicken with sage and thyme for dinner.  The secret is you let the oven do all the work!  I have some friends […]

Lapsang Souchong Tea Grilled Chicken

This black tea from China will give your grilled chicken that smoky flavor. You’re probably wondering if I’ve made a typo, combining tea and chicken, right?  Well read on and I think you’ll agree my recipe showcases this unusual ingredient very tastefully! Lapsang souchong tea is a black tea grown in the Wuyi region of […]

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