Best Baked BBQ Chicken

It’s a bittersweet moment in my kitchen when we move from summer into fall/winter. It’s time to get out the crockpot and start making those warm comfort foods, yet we usually put away all our favorite grill recipes for a few months.  ERRRRT… hit the brakes. Just because my grill has icicles hanging from it doesn’t mean I can’t still have some of those delicious summer meals.I give to you.. BAKED BBQ Chicken.This MIGHT have come out better than when it’s on the grill!Now that could be because my husband does the grilling, but whose to say.....more

Soy Marinated Roasted Chicken

Roasting chicken can be a simple yet elegant diner. Marinating the meat the night before will keep the chicken flavorful and juicy while cooking. My effortless and delicious Soy marinated chicken recipe will become one of your dinner favorites. My husband and I love Asian cuisine but I don’t always have my Asian pantry stocked. I do keep ginger and sesame oil on hand and it really adds some awesome flavor to this dish....more

Fancy Slow Cooker Chicken

Fancy Slow Cooker Chicken is one of my most unique recipes.  Chicken can get soooo boring.  And, if your family is like mine, you eat a lot of chicken.  Sometimes it just all starts tasting the same. This recipe is unique because you are cooking an entire chicken in coconut milk and cinnamon sticks. What?  I know!  I promise the flavors come together perfectly.  And, yes even my kids ate it.  Sometimes we all need to try something a little different. And this recipe will be a great unique addition to your recipe collection....more

Throw a chicken in the oven!

 Real food shouldn't be that complicated, right?  But sometimes it just is.   Jobs, kids, housework, errands, and life in general can get in the way.  Not to mention our culture's elevated expectations of a home cooked dinner.  (Thanks, restaurants.)...more

Eat & Cook Lucknow Style Dum Biryani at London Indian restaurants - The Cinnamon Club, Cinnamon Kitchen & Cinnamon Soho

A quicker, simpler, safer result each time! Unlike the Hyderabadi version that uses raw marinated meat, this isAn assortment of seasonal vegetables and mushroom could be cooked with rice as a substitute to chicken. Remove the lid when all the guests are around, as the steam escapes the pot, it fills the surroundings with aroma of saffron, rose water and spices Lucknow style Black leg Chicken Biryani...more

Chicken Pot Pie

I’m loving these cool, brisk nights of October. And when the weather starts cooling down like this, I find it’s the perfect time to break out my crockpot. Ah, yes my beloved crockpot, maker of many delicious soups and chile.One of my favorite cool weather meals when I was growing up, and still, is Marie Callender’s chicken pot pie. Oh, how I love it! The flaky pie crust with chicken and vegetables in a deliciously thick, golden sauce. Mmmm…...more

Chicken with Sautéed Kale and Veggies

In my opinion, kale is the healthiest and most delicious vegetable. For women, this green leafy vegetable is especially good. Kale is high in iron, vitamin K, vitamin A and low in calories and fat. So, eat this recipe up!Here, I featured sautéed baby kale and vegetables as a substantial side for simple pan-cooked chicken. This is a weeknight dinner at its easiest and best.  Ingredients:...more

Mashed Potato Chicken Bowl

The days are getting shorter.  Have you noticed?  Before we know it, it'll be dark around 4 and I'll be ready for bed by 6.  Not really, but it isn't too far from the truth.  Comfort food is beginning to make an appearance at our table.  How about yours?  What is your favorite comfort food?  Do mashed potatoes make your list?  They do mine and on one super busy weekday I came up with a plan involving mashed potatoes....more

Lime Chicken Thighs with Chipotle Rice

Apricot Chicken Quesadilla