Chicken Chipotle Tacos with Guacamole

This is a Tex-Mex style recipe for Chicken Tacos with Guacamole. The star of these tacos is the rich, smokiness of the Chipotle peppers. A flavor I love. It seemed only natural for me to combine them with chicken in a sort of reinvention of the standard taco. A little upgrade.  I made a non-spicy… 

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Chicken and Dumplings

This was my very first time not only making but eating chicken and dumplings! It was a pleasant experience.  Warmth envelopes you like a fuzzy blanket on a bitter winter day and the dumplings are like soft, doughy pillows. I’m positive these are a cure-all for no matter what ails you! Be it in your… 

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Zesty Chicken Burritos

I debated with myself over whether to post these burritos. The fact that they were really, really outstanding won out. I under-estimated them. You know when you take that first bite of something and it’s not what you expected, but better, and you just have to say mmmm out loud? Or announce to everyone how… 

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How to Make Crockpot Chicken Stock

This is one of the best ways to make stock. Let your crock pot do all the work!  And save some money too because good stock can be expensive. It’s so easy it should be criminal! Throw everything in, cover with water, bring to a boil, and then slow-cook over night or all day. Like… 

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Baked Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas

This is an unbelievably delicious recipe for Baked Chicken Enchiladas! The filling is made of tender pieces of chicken mixed with green chile sauce, sharp cheddar, sour cream and cilantro or parsley. The filling is then rolled up in flour tortillas, covered in more green chile sauce, lots of cheese and baked off. The spicy… 

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Light and Luscious Lemon Chicken

My Mom loves lemon chicken. Any and all kinds of lemon chicken. She makes many different ones including Chicken Francese, Chicken Piccata and this recipe that she just calls Lemon Chicken. It is the simpler of the three – without the strong flavor bursts of the capers in the Piccata or the wine in the… 

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Gorgonzola Pasta with Bacon, Chicken and Walnuts

A creamy sauce with a big bite to it is tossed with pasta, chicken and walnuts to make up this rich and delicious pasta dish. Gorgonzola is an Italian blue cheese with a strong flavor and smell. It is made from cow’s or sheep’s milk in the Piedmont and Lombardy regions of Northern Italy. It… 

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Chicken Souvlaki with Greek Salad and Tzatziki

This is a recreation of my parents favorite Greek diner meal. It is the Chicken Souvlaki platter that is made up of tender, marinated chicken pieces nesteled inside soft, warm pita bread with a salad on the side. The salad is loaded with Feta cheese, red onion, tomato, cucumber and Kalamata olives. But what really… 

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