Chicken Dishes, Creative Food Combinations, Dinner, One-Container Meals, Soup

Chicken, Bacon & Wild Rice Soup (from Pinch of Yum)

Pinch of Yum is a really great food blog I've been following a long time.  In addition to their wide range of recipes, Lindsay and Bjork also offer a lot of great advice on topics such as food photography and making an income with your blog. Yesterday I followed their recipe for Chicken Bacon Wild Rice… Continue reading Chicken, Bacon & Wild Rice Soup (from Pinch of Yum)

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Chicken Dishes, Dinner, Pasta

Jon’s “Take Out” Pasta: Sauteed Garlic, Alfredo & Pesto Sauce

I call this dish "Jon's take out pasta" because it is so good, it could honestly be from a restaurant. The recipe is courtesy of my friend Jon, who is also on a mission to become a better cook. Such a simple recipe with premade sauces-- although Jon assures me it's taken him a lot… Continue reading Jon’s “Take Out” Pasta: Sauteed Garlic, Alfredo & Pesto Sauce

Chicken Dishes, Creative Food Combinations

Sage, Browned Butter & Almond Topping (for Chicken)

This little recipe is actually another great snippet from a larger Blue Apron recipe.  I don't always have the time to re-create and shop for an elaborate meal, so I'm trying to pick out useful ideas that I can easily incorporate into my own meal creations in the future. This chicken recipe was super simple and easy. Basically,… Continue reading Sage, Browned Butter & Almond Topping (for Chicken)

Chicken Dishes

Broccolini Mac and Cheese with Chicken (Gobble)

So, I'm back in San Francisco. I'm thinking I might want to move here permanently someday, so I came to spend the month staying with my friend Karen and helping her with her start-up. Oscar the cat is, of course, very happy that I'm back. An added bonus of staying is that Karen has a… Continue reading Broccolini Mac and Cheese with Chicken (Gobble)

Chicken Dishes, Dinner, Main Dishes, Uncategorized

Chicken Pot Pie with Sage Buttermilk Biscuits & Red-Top Turnips (Blue Apron)

Honestly, I usually have a hard time getting excited about chicken pot pie.   It's so... blah.  I never really got what the big deal was. However, this chicken pot pie recipe from Blue Apron was different.  The vegetables were so crisp and fresh; the flavors cleaner somehow. The recipe differed from traditional chicken pot pie… Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie with Sage Buttermilk Biscuits & Red-Top Turnips (Blue Apron)

Chicken Dishes, Dinner, Main Dishes

Chicken, Broccoli, & Soba Noodle Stir-Fry

I've been really into stir-fry's lately.  It's been a process of trial and error, but I think I've finally got it right here.  What I wanted to do is come up with a very simple recipe that could be made in a hurry, with ingredients you're likely to have in your kitchen anyway.  Here, the… Continue reading Chicken, Broccoli, & Soba Noodle Stir-Fry

Chicken Dishes, Main Dishes

Proscuitto-Wrapped Chicken with Pesto

Romina cooked dinner for both of us last week, and came up with this recipe all on her own. I'm so impressed by her ability to improvise when she's cooking.  I always try to ask questions and figure out her thought process when I see her making something new.  My plan is to take full… Continue reading Proscuitto-Wrapped Chicken with Pesto