Chicken and Poultry

Slow Cooker Cafe Rio Chicken

20 Easy Meals With Rotisserie Chicken

Posted on Sep 6th, 2012

September is National Chicken Month (who knew?)  To celebrate, I'm sharing some of my favorite ways to use that tried and true mealtime staple,…

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Baked Restaurant Style Salsa

Baked Buffalo Chicken Taquitos

Posted on Jul 28th, 2012

I've seen several recipes for buffalo chicken taquitos on Pinterest lately, but none of them were exactly what I was looking for, so I made a few…

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Baked Cream Cheese Chicken Taquitos

Baked Cream Cheese Chicken Taquitos

Posted on Jul 19th, 2010

I knew when I came across this recipe, it would be a big hit around here.  I was right!  The original recipe calls for deep frying the taquitos,…

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Balsamic Chicken

Posted on Jan 7th, 2011

I'm always looking for quick and easy chicken dishes, and dinner does not get any easier than this. If you don't have any prepared balsamic…

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basil coconut curry

Basil Chicken with Coconut Curry Sauce

Posted on Feb 19th, 2012

Coconut milk based curries are one of my absolute favorites, and this dish is no exception.  The slightly spicy, creamy sauce is a perfect…

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Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizza

Buffalo Chicken Flatbread Pizza

Posted on Nov 2nd, 2009

This is my new favorite pizza recipe.  I find that flatbread is a bit flimsy for pizza crust, so I use whole wheat pitas instead.  I also added the…

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buffalo potato casserole

Buffalo Chicken Potato Casserole

Posted on Aug 4th, 2011

You know that potato casserole with all the cream soup and sour cream and cheese?  Where I come from they call it funeral potatoes.  Don't ask. …

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Buffalo Chicken Spaghetti

Buffalo Chicken Spaghetti

Posted on Dec 15th, 2010

I've seen the buffalo chicken flavor replicated in a lot of dishes, but never a pasta dish . . . until now.  The entire time I was eating it I…

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butter chicken

Butter Chicken

Posted on May 3rd, 2011

I love Indian food, but my husband isn't a fan of curry.  This dish is a great compromise for us.  It's got an Indian flare without a strong curry…

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cashew chicken

Cashew Chicken

Posted on Jun 10th, 2010

This cashew chicken is so easy and comes together in about 20 minutes--just remember to start your rice well ahead of time if you're planning to…

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cheesy basil stuffed chicken

Cheesy Basil Stuffed Chicken with Tomatoes

Posted on Sep 30th, 2011

There's nothing I love more than a fancy looking dish that's easy to make and incredibly delicious.  And these cheesy stuffed chicken breasts are…

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Cheesy Chicken Nachos

Cheesy Chicken Nachos

Posted on Jul 25th, 2011

Have you ever had the three cheese nachos at Qdoba?  If not, you should do so immediately. Or make these nachos, which are my attempt to recreate…

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Chicken and Bacon Quesadillas

Posted on Jun 28th, 2010

It's no secret what makes these quesadillas so good.  It's the bacon!  During the summer, I sometimes make them on the grill.  The recipe does…

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chicken & rice crepes

Chicken and Rice Crepes with Bechamel Sauce

Posted on Apr 5th, 2010

This is a special occasion dish at our house.  I often make it in place of the traditional ham for Easter dinner.  It requires a bit of extra…

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Chicken Chilaquiles

Chicken Chilaquiles

Posted on May 28th, 2010

Are you sick of recipes from Martha Stewart yet?  Well, this is one of my new favorite recipes.  I loved it! It's quick, easy and a great way to…

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chicken enchilada pockets

Chicken Enchilada Pockets

Posted on Mar 1st, 2012

When I saw this recipe on Pinterest, I thought my family might like it.  I had no idea how much they would love it!  I've got a few picky eaters,…

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Chicken Enchiladas with Red Chile Sauce

Chicken Enchiladas with Red Chile Sauce

Posted on Oct 20th, 2011

I really, really love these chicken enchiladas with their creamy white sauce and I never thought a red sauce enchilada could compete.  But these…

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chicken parmigania

Chicken Parmesania

Posted on Oct 14th, 2010

This is a classic dish that always goes over well with kids and adults.  It's also quick to make and comes together in about 20 minutes.  Using…

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Chicken Tamale Bake

Chicken Tamale Bake

Posted on May 19th, 2012

I love tamales!  But from what I hear, they are pretty labor intensive to make.  This delicious casserole combines all the wonderful flavors of…

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tortellini bake

Chicken Tortellini Bake

Posted on Aug 23rd, 2011

I always keep a few packages of fresh tortellini in my freezer for quick weeknight meals, and this is one of my favorite ways to prepare it. You can…

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Chicken with Mustard Cream Sauce

Posted on May 21st, 2010

I found this recipe in a newly purchased cookbook, Everyday Food: Great Food Fast (from the kitchen's of Martha Stewart Living).  It's my new…

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chicken with jalepeno popper sauce

Cornbread Crusted Chicken with Jalapeno Popper Sauce

Posted on Apr 6th, 2011

The jalapeno popper sauce is definitely the star of this show!  I love breaded chicken, but I think this sauce would be fabulous over plain…

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Cream Cheese Chicken Enchiladas

Posted on Nov 1st, 2012

In the words of my 12 year-old, "These might just be the best enchiladas you've ever made, and you've made a lot of enchiladas."  That pretty much…

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chicken and veggie lasagne

Creamy Chicken and Vegetable Lasagna

Posted on May 14th, 2010

This is my first attempt at a variation on traditional lasagna, and I loved it.  So did my husband.  And my most adventurous child said it was…

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Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Creamy Chicken Noodle Soup

Posted on Oct 30th, 2011

I plan all of my meals ahead of time, and after days of nearly 80 degree weather, I felt like a genius for having this on the menu when we woke up to…

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Creamy Chicken Picasso

Posted on Apr 19th, 2013

This is the best chicken dish I've made in a long time, and my family wholeheartedly agrees.  The creamy sauce is amazing, with such a great depth…

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Creamy Wild Rice Turkey Soup

Posted on Nov 26th, 2012

This is my favorite way to use up leftover Thanksgiving turkey!  My husband loves it too, and so do the kids (even with the brown rice and…

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crispy cheddar chicken

Crispy Cheddar Chicken

Posted on May 11th, 2012

If you're a food snob, you might as well leave now.  This is a canned soup recipe.  However, if you'd like to hear more about the only meat dish…

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Double Crunch Honey Garlic Chicken

Posted on Feb 18th, 2013

This chicken was absolutely amazing!  Usually, I don't find coated, fried chicken recipes worth the hassle and mess, but this was 100% worth it. …

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Easy Garlic Chicken

Posted on Aug 14th, 2012

Just as the name suggest, this chicken dish really is easy.  I love garlic.  My husband isn't a big fan though, and even he liked it and said the…

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overnight chicken

Easy Overnight Chicken

Posted on Sep 11th, 2012

This has got to be the easiest chicken dish I've ever made.  Really.  And I almost always have the ingredients on hand.  If you're not a fan…

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sesame chicken

Easy Sesame Chicken

Posted on Jan 11th, 2010

Sesame chicken is one of my favorite things to order Chinese take-out. I can't say whether or not this is authentic sesame chicken, but I can say…

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Grilled Chicken Tacos

Posted on Feb 24th, 2014

No matter how I make them, tacos are always a big hit around here. I think my boys all prefer beef tacos, but even so, everyone loves this grilled…

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Grilled Sesame Chicken Kabobs

Posted on Jun 21st, 2010

Every weekend, on of my boys helps me plan and prepare dinner.  These kabobs were my nine year-old's choice this weekend.  They're one of my…

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Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

Posted on Feb 25th, 2013

I never had much luck with dumplings until I found this recipe.  The key, I believe, is that the dumplings are rolled thin, rather than dropped into…

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Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas

Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas

Posted on Apr 9th, 2012

I'm always looking for new and different enchilada recipes, and this one has become a family favorite.  The combination of flavors is unique but…

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individual chicken pot pie

Individual Chicken Pot Pies

Posted on Feb 18th, 2010

This is one of those dishes that looks like a lot of work, but it's SO easy!  I often use a larger bag of frozen vegetables and the results are just…

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inside out pot pie

Inside-Out Chicken Pot Pie

Posted on Apr 4th, 2012

Chicken pot pie is true comfort food, no matter how you serve it up.  And while there's nothing like a good old fashioned pot pie, these were much…

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King Ranch Chicken Casserole

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2009

This classic Texas dish is also is one of our family's favorite casseroles.  I once fed it to a couple of hungry young men and they suggested I…

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Lemon Chicken Potato Casserole

Posted on Apr 14th, 2014

This Lemon Chicken Potato Casserole is the epitome of comfort food. And it's so easy to put together! It has just the right amount of lemon flavor,…

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Orzo Chicken Salad

Posted on Mar 21st, 2010

This is like a cross between a chicken salad and a pasta salad.  It makes a lot, so if you aren't feeding a crowd, you may want to half the…

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Pulled Chicken Souiza Sandwiches

Pulled Chicken Suiza Sandwiches

Posted on Jun 9th, 2011

I'm a big fan of the honey and lime flavor combination that's been so popular lately.  And this has to be one of the easiest, tastiest meals I've…

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Quick Barbecue Chicken Pizza

Quick Barbecue Chicken Pizza

Posted on Jun 8th, 2010

Using prepared pizza dough makes this a quick and easy pizza to throw together for a weeknight meal.  Of course, if you have more time, try…

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rosemary garlic chicken

Rosemary Garlic Chicken

Posted on Apr 26th, 2010

I admit, my favorite part of making this is pounding the chicken with a rolling pin.  This comes together in about 15 minutes, so it's great for a…

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rosemary roasted turkey breast

Rosemary Roasted Turkey Breast

Posted on Nov 4th, 2012

I decided to do a test run of this recipe before Thanksgiving, and let me tell you, it was amazing! The picture does not even come close to doing it…

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Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches

Shredded Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches (Slow Cooker)

Posted on Oct 8th, 2013

Friends, these shredded Buffalo chicken sandwiches are easily the most well received meal I've served up in recent memory. Granted, my husband and…

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Slow Cooker Cafe Rio Chicken

Slow Cooker Cafe Rio Chicken

Posted on Sep 23rd, 2012

You know those days when the schedule is hectic and you just don't feel like cooking?  This flavorful slow cooker shredded chicken is the answer!…

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Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros

Posted on Jun 27th, 2013

This is one of our family's favorite Greek style meals.  The chicken comes out so tender and juicy in the slow cooker.  And honestly, it couldn't…

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Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Posted on Apr 8th, 2013

Don't be scared away by the long list of ingredients in this dish.  It's mostly spices and seasonings and isn't a sign that this is complicated…

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white bean chicken chili

Slow Cooker White Bean Chicken Chili

Posted on Oct 21st, 2012

The cumin and green chilies give this soup it's flavor distinctive flavor, and it's a welcome change from the usual chili fare.  My husband…

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Smoky Orange Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

Smoky Orange Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches

Posted on Dec 6th, 2010

I'm always looking for quick and easy weeknight meals, especially during the busy holiday season.  Plus, I love anything that incorporates chipotles…

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southwest corn chowder

Southwest Chicken and Corn Chowder

Posted on Dec 27th, 2010

I was craving a spicy, Tex Mex style soup one night and came up with this soup using ingredients I had on hand.  It was fantastic!  You can make it…

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Spicy Orange Chicken Wings

Spicy Baked Orange Chicken Wings

Posted on Jan 12th, 2014

My entire family loves wings! My nine year-old, however, is a wing fanatic! Barbecue is definitely his favorite, but he chose these zesty orange…

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Spicy Garlic Lime Chicken

Posted on Jan 26th, 2010

This quick, simple and flavorful chicken dish is one of our family favorites.  It looks like a long list of ingredients, but it's mostly…

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Spicy Turkey Club Quesadillas with Chipotle Sour Cream Dipping Sauce

Posted on Nov 26th, 2013

There are so many things you can do with your leftover Thanksgiving turkey, but these quesadillas are at the top of our list, along with this Creamy…

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sweet sour chicken

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Posted on Jul 1st, 2011

I've got several picky eaters, so it's not often I make something that everyone likes.  Everyone likes this! We almost always have leftovers around…

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White Chicken Enchiladas with Green Chile Sour Cream Sauce

Posted on Feb 21st, 2011

This is probably our favorite enchilada recipe of all time.  The whole family gets excited when these white chicken enchiladas are on the menu!…

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Posted on Apr 18th, 2010

Every Friday, my boys take turns choosing a menu and helping me fix dinner.  One of them discovered this recipe when it was his turn to plan and…

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