Chicken and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

Chicken and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

Sometimes recipes are well thought out. You have and idea. You make notes, decide how things are going to go. You try it out, maybe a few times until you get it right. It’s a process. Sometimes, however, recipes happen by accident. Because of what you have on hand....
Chicken and Mushroom Wild Rice Soup

Chicken and Mushroom Wild Rice Soup

I don’t know about you, but there’s a (short!) time in the new year that I enjoy. The busyness and chaos of the holidays have died down. The cookies are gone. And no one is asking you for anything. It’s usually cold outside, at least where I am. All of these things...
Slow Cooked Chicken Confit

Slow Cooked Chicken Confit

Confit is a very fancy word and sounds stuffy and complicated. It can be both of those things, but it also can be neither. If you’re unsure what it means, it’s simply something that is slow cooked in fat. In the classic duck confit, the duck is cooked in its own fat,...
Hot Cajun Chicken and Veggies

Hot Cajun Chicken and Veggies

Chicken and vegetables is pretty standard in the dinner plans of most people. It’s easy enough, tasty, and pretty high on the nutrient scale. Unfortunately, it can also be pretty high on the boring scale. Which is why mixing it up with different seasoning blends is...
Southwest Chicken Pot Pie

Southwest Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken pot pie was always a favorite meal of mine when I was younger. Rich and comforting, it was something I always looked forward to when the weather got cooler in the fall. It’s like a rich stew, but better because there’s a buttery pie crust on top. As I got...