Succulent Chicken over a Caponata Ragout

  This was a wonderful meal, the house smelt so amazing while it was cooking.  It is an easy and inexpensive meal to cook, and I think total it took me maybe 30 minutes to prep and 20 to bake. The flavors were indescribable; but here it goes, sweet with a tang, crispy yet juicy…

Creamy Chicken and Rice Bread Bowl

So originally I had thought I would serve the leftover chili in the bread bowls, but I decided during the day (it was cold and I was feeling under the weather) that I would make a chicken soup for the bread bowls. I had thought that a broth type of soup would be best, but…

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…