Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

Slow cookers are wonderful for making meals while I sew, stamp, or play with my glue gun.  I've been using it more in summer than I used to, as it doesn't heat up the kitchen the way the oven does.  Recently, reader Deb contacted me to ask what size slow cooker I was using in …

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Chicken Chili – Hot, Filling and Gluten-Free

Chicken chili was on the menu in September when we had a cold snap, and I was working on the recipe.  Sometimes you just want something hot and filling, thick and richly flavored, a stick to your ribs kind of meal.  The best news for my gluten-free readers is you can eat this!  I didn't …

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Spring Chicken Tablescape and some recipe ideas

I promised a chicken inspired tablescape using the neat chicken planter I got in Myrtle Beach, and here it is!  I did seriously look for some chicken plates, LOL, but not to be.  Still, the spring green placemats look good with the green on the planter. I do have some chicken napkin rings, so they …

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Sundried Tomato Stuffed Chicken

My husband would rather not eat chicken at home since he orders it out a lot. But, sometimes I want chicken, so I had to come up with a new recipe for him to enjoy.  He loves sundried tomatoes, so I decided to combine these two flavors into one dish.  Here is a stuffed chicken recipe. …

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Lightening Up a Comfort Food Dish – Chicken Mornay

When I was in high school, my mother worked as a manager at a local hotel.  She would frequently let me come and have dinner in the restaurant while she was on duty.  They had a dish on the menu I used to get all the time, and haven't made in years.  Of course, their …

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White Wine Chicken and Mushrooms

I'm not big on white wine to just drink, but I do like to cook with it. The subtle flavor it adds to chicken is just wonderful. One thing I do know, never cook with a wine that you wouldn't drink from a glass. The stuff they sell as cooking wine in the grocery store …

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Slow Cooker Bourbon Chicken with Mushrooms

Cooler days and nights, combined with busy schedules means the slow cooker is coming out of the pantry to take care of dinner.  While I usually think of this cooker as the best way to a hearty meal ready when I get home, I wanted to make a low fat dish.  Over the years of …

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Garlic Chipotle Lime Chicken

Recently some of my blogger friends have been complaining of being tired of their recipes and I have to admit, I am too.  I wanted to create a new chicken recipe that had some zest, a bit of a kick, something different.  This idea came to me in a moment of inspiration, and I tried …

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National Fried Chicken Day 2015

Ok, I’ll admit it. I am completely addicted to fried chicken. I could eat it everyday, if only my arteries could take it.  The combination of delicate crunchy exterior and tender juicy chicken is happiness on a plate.  Fried chicken was the comfort food of choice for my childhood years, and the very best was …

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