Banana Pepper Chicken (Slow Cooker)

Super simple dinner that can be started when you head to work in the morning and ready when you get home.  I love the tanginess of the banana peppers mixed with the chicken.  The cous cous really cuts the acidity of the dinner and is a great vehicle for the chicken once it is finished. …

Chicken Frances’ with Onion & Pepper Confit

I left for work yesterday knowing I had a few ingredients’ in the fridge and would need to come up with a meal that would be both enjoyable and economical. I like to go the extra mile, I rarely am happy with a typical meal or *gasp* a boxed meal. (And I am low on…

Rustic Chicken Pot Pie

This is a really easy recipe for Pot pie and it is lower in fat and calories.  A few changes to the recipe make it not only taste fantastic but look appealing as well.  I made extra so I could have this with a salad for lunch during the week.  I know that it is…

Easy Chicken Stir Fry

    Chicken Stir fry is a great weekday meal, which I am sure the whole family will love.  I serve this with white rice that I add a bit of soy sauce to.  I also made sesame chicken skewers and will post that one next! Stir fry chicken or anything can end up really…

Brining my Turkey

In food preparation, brining is a practice similar to marinating in which meat is soaked in brine before cooking. Brining makes cooked meat moister by hydrating the cells of its muscle tissue before cooking therefore preventing the meat from dehydrating. I have never in my life brined a turkey before and my turkeys were always very delicious. But after looking this up and understanding it…