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Chicken Satay with Peanut Apricot Sauce

I learned a lot making this recipe for Chicken Satay with Peanut Apricot Sauce. 

First, dry skewers tend to burst into flames. Thankfully I’d soaked mine – though not nearly long enough. The ones that survived are pictured here. Continue Reading →

Miso Soup with Chicken & Vegetables

miso soup with chicken and vegetables

I am recovering from the meat-sweats. Continue Reading →

Chicken Potpie

chicken potpie

Maybe you’re experiencing a long streak of below-freezing temperatures. Maybe you’ve had a rotten week. Or, maybe you just crave a dish you ate as a kid that brings back warm memories. We all have those days where we just need some comfort food, and Chicken Potpie is definitely comfort food. Continue Reading →

Tequila Chicken & Sweet Pepper Fajitas

tequila chicken fajitas

See that pretty cilantro leaf sitting on top of my fajitas? I grew that! In Minnesota! And it’s WINTER! Yes. This brown-thumbed girl is now growing herbs.

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Chicken with Lemon-Leek Zucchini “Linguine”

Chicken with Lemon-Leek Zucchini Linguine

This Chicken with Lemon-Leek Zucchini “Linguine” is a result of my neighbor Bonnie’s generosity.  Continue Reading →

Prairie Home Chicken with Apple Cranberry Sauce {The Bride Wore Red }

prairie home chicken apple cranberry sauce

Eighteen years ago this weekend, there was a huge storm, the bartender got caught in the elevator, and my older sister sang torch songs around the piano by candlelight long after the power had gone out. Continue Reading →

Chicken Salad Sandwiches with Smoked Almonds

chicken salad sandwiches with smoked almonds

Who knew a chicken salad sandwich could bring out the rudeness in me AND turn me in to a temporary stalker?! In my defense, it wasn’t just ANY chicken salad sandwich, it was a Chicken Salad Sandwich with Smoked Almonds…

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Champagne Chicken & Asparagus

 

champagne chicken asparagus

I was fortunate to grow up in a home where family meal time was not the exception, it was the rule.  {And I mean rule!} I say “fortunate” in hindsight, because I wasn’t always so grateful for the ritual, although now I consider it a huge gift.   Continue Reading →

Chicken, Avocado & Mango Salad

chicken avocado mango salsa

Husband and I have started naming our different bike routes. Last weekend, our 15 mile ride took us along the Mississippi River and through downtown St. Paul. The last leg involved a 3/4 mile trek over the Mendota Bridge. Not a big deal, unless you’re afraid of heights and 4 lanes of traffic whizzing by at 65 miles an hour. Oops. Continue Reading →

12 Things I Always Have in my Freezer {& Chicken Noodle Soup recipe}

homemade chicken noodle soup

A recent weekend found both Husband and me feeling a bit under the weather – coupled with a few of those gray days where the only thing that sounds good is a big blanket, a good book, and the occasional movie. And of course, Chicken Noodle Soup.

One of the many benefits of having a well-stocked – and well-organized, freezer {more on that soon!} is that you can pull together a healthy dinner quickly, without having to rely on pre-packaged foods that most likely aren’t as tasty or good-for-you as you can make yourself. And thanks to a little extra effort most every time I’m in the kitchen, I had everything I needed to make a great tasting soup, without bundling up and dragging myself to the store. Continue Reading →