Tarragon Chicken with sherry-vinegar onions

This is pretty much a two step recipe– the only challenge required to get this on to your dinner table is to remember to marinate it a day ahead.  Just plop your chicken into a dish with tarragon and garlic and chill it until tomorrow.  Then it all goes onto a baking sheet with sliced onions and it roasts away, filling your house with delightfully comforting aromas. Serve it with mashed potatoes, rice, polenta– this chicken welcomes all accompaniments. Read More


Chicken and vegetable stir fry

This recipe can’t begin to claim Chinese authenticity,  as it is a mish-mash of several tasty dishes.  It also lends itself to great improvisation and refrigerator clearing which definitely earns it a place on the quick-and-easy weeknight dinner honor roll.  (don’t let the long ingredient list deter you,  a lot of them are repeats or pantry staples)  The ginger-garlic-sesame sauce is child friendly and it all reheats and freezes well.  Serve over rice or noodles.



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Mango-ginger chicken lettuce wraps

Quick, easy, healthy and versatile– what’s not to love about that?  Diced and spiced chicken is cooked with garlic, ginger, onions and peppers, then tossed with mango and cilantro for a tasty lettuce wrap filling.  It is equally nice in a tortilla wrap, over rice or tossed in a salad.  Try it with coconut rice for an escapist Caribbean vibe… Read More

Easy Ginger-garlic chicken

Here’s a quick and easy chicken recipe for those meals when time or energy is in short supply.  It calls for only kitchen staples and is flavorful but not spicy so it is also very kid friendly.  Serve with rice or Asian style noodles, some veggies and there’s your dinner, quick as a lick! Read More

Chicken Moussaka

Poor moussaka.  It has a funny name and it contains eggplant, which has a reputation of bland mushiness and  frumpy appearance.  (Eggplant really needs to reinvent itself and start going by its French name,  Aubergine.  Ah, Aubergine! ) Read More

Chicken, apple and pecan salad

Here is a lovely salad.  Chock full of flavor, texture and color, it is hearty enough for a dinner entree, but also a nice addition to a salad lunch.  It has morphed from its Panera Grills inspiration, but retains the very gratifying combination of apple, chicken, nut and cheese. Read More