Buttermilk Chicken Legs

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  I have been listening to a radio program on Sirius called “Morning Living”. It is on the Martha Stewart radio station. The host Betsy and Brian are funny, informative and entertaining. I always learn quick little tidbits! This recipe was discussed briefly a few weeks back. It is so easy you don’t even need to write it down. Probably the … [Read more...]

Sticky Chicken Legs

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Chicken legs are one of the most kid friendly…easiest meals out there. In an effort to make something new…out of well, boring old chicken….I came up with this recipe for Honey Soy chicken legs. Mix up about 1/4 cup honey, half a lemon squeezed, and 1/4 cup soy. Dash of pepper.   On a foil lined pan…lay out chicken side … [Read more...]

BBQ crock pot chicken

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You know how I love a simple recipe right....I couldn't believe how "no-brainer" this recipe was. I was sure it would fail. Ended up being some of the best barbecue chicken we have ever had. It was a huge hit with the whole family! Best part is....zero planning....it calls for frozen chicken breast! It took about 5 minutes to put together...and it … [Read more...]

Ginger Chicken

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This was like candy. Seriously yummy chicken....juicy and sweet and so tasty! Added bonus...fancy rice that is really not that fancy...but people will think it is fancy---so that is kind of fun :) Another bonus...it is from Cooking Light magazine....so it is good for you too! Chop up 3 green onions and set aside. My soy came from … [Read more...]

Easy roasted chicken

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I make this every time I sign up to take a friend dinner. I wanted to share how incredibly easy it is...and it is always much appreciated! The key to this being EASY...for you and for the recipient is to use a foil roasting pan. A deep square one is best. Preheat 450 oven.  Roughly chop up carrots and onion (if you have celery you could use … [Read more...]

Beer Braised Chicken

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Anytime I find a recipe for chicken that makes me think---hey, I haven't cooked chicken that way yet...I'm on it. Bill says this is some of the tastiest chicken that he's ever had...we all loved it. So I had to share... Starts with a fan favorite...BACON...chop up a 1/4 of a package.... Leave the happy bacon grease in the pot and add in the … [Read more...]

Classic Chicken Salad

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My Mom's chicken salad is a summertime staple in our house....I make it often. It is super simple--nothing fancy...but so so so good. Fabulous on a fresh kaiser roll, little salt and pepper and some chips. Screams summertime right?!?! I love you mom...and I really love your chicken salad ;)I didn't have any rolls....so I ate it with some crackers … [Read more...]

Chicken and Spinach puff pastry

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This is a great way to use up some leftover cooked chicken! The puff pastry makes it look so fancy....when is it so easy to make!I used about 1 cup cooked spinach drained and chopped. (about a box of frozen spinach will work too)Mix in a bowl, chopped chicken spinach, 3T cream cheese, salt, pepper, 1 clove garlic minced.Thaw the puff pastry … [Read more...]

Chicken Dip

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We had some leftover roast chicken....so I ended up making this little appetizer with it....(can you tell I was just throwing things in....because that is exactly what happens around here on Sundays....)cooked chicken, 1/2 can artichokes chopped, 1 piece bacon chopped, 1/2 C mayo, s.p, 1 c cheese, dash red pepper, dash hot saucemix it all upBake in … [Read more...]

Bill’s Famous Smoked Chicken

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Bill loves his smoker. We use it all the time in the warmer months. Every year we smoke a turkey for Thanksgiving. It produces some of the juiciest poultry that you will ever have! He uses a Brinkman electric smoker. mmmmmmmmm......so goodSprinkle a bit of mesquite seasoning...or any poultry seasoning will do...Fire up the smoker...er I mean plug … [Read more...]