Chicken Nachos

Hi, my name is Sarah and I’m addicted to cheese…Hi Sarah. It just makes everything better. Especially when it’s all melted and ooey gooey. Excuse me while I wipe the drool from my keyboard....more

Roast Chicken - Norman Rockwell Worthy Entertaining

Though I purport to be a pretty okay home cook and generally feel like I can make a decent dinner, there are a some kitchen skills a twenty-something should know that I've never even attempted. Case in point:  I've never roasted a whole bird.  Can I really call myself a good cook if I don't have that seemingly simple (stick the whole thing in the oven!) yet definitely daunting (salmonella!  Dry chicken!!) task down??  I think not.So, I'm challenging myself to recreate this:...more

Aromatic Chicken & Mushroom Rice Cooked In A Cast Iron Pot

We don’t have a rice cooker at home. That was why it was difficult to resist the cast iron pot promotion at the supermarket last December when we chanced upon it....more

Roast Chicken 2.0: Chicken Stock

I feel I am on a mission.  After somebody telling me not to post about roast chicken - how dare they.   Well I posted my favourite 'how to' roast a chicken yesterday and I feel it is my duty to follow up.  What better way than with a recipe for chicken stock....more

Tell me not to write about roast chicken would you?

I was reading an article written by  a food blogger about what she had decided were the most annoying things that other food bloggers and recipe writers do.  One of the things she asked us all to do was to stop posting recipes for Roast Chicken.  She said that if your readers didn't know how to do that, then there's not much hope for them.  I didn't like the comment or the tone.  It wasn't so many years ago that I didn't know how to roast a chicken.  I didn't consider myself hopeless, but I was just lacking in knowledge.  I understand all to...more

Smack Your Mama Chicken Patties Sneaky Style

Here’s a great way to utilized your leftover chicken from the baked chicken you made yesterday!  It’s also a great moment to sneak some veggies into your kids. We eat these without buns, but I’m sure they would be great with a GF or Paleo bun. They also go great in a lunchbox. Enjoy!...more

Best Ever Chicken Stock

This stock makes the best soups in the world. It’s way more flavorful than broth. I use the bones from the baked chicken to make chicken stock. Chicken stock is the old fashioned cold and flu remedy because its packed with minerals and electrolytes from the bones. The instructions may seem lengthy, but after you make it once, it’ll be so easy the next time....more