Caesar Salad with Chicken

This blog is on a roll! I missed cooking and writing so here we go — day number two! Not much to say about caesar salad other than we all know that it’s fabulous. Ingredients Salad and Dressing romaine lettuce 5 cloves crushed, minced garlic 1 egg yolk 1 T. dijon mustard 1 T. lemon…

Indian Spiced Chicken Sliders

I like to experiment in the kitchen — but these chicken sliders were completely new, different and surprisingly satisfying on a warm summer evening. The one thing missing was a side and James called it: sweet potato shoe string fries. Those will have to happen next time. The original recipe comes from Martha Stewart Living’s…

Chicken Sausage Spinach Panini’s

I improvised a lot with this recipe from Fine Cooking. Based on what I had and what we like to eat (I’m not a huge fan of prosciutto as the original recipe calls for). A bit of a change: the original recipe is in the link above, my improvisations and additions are in the ingredients…

Buttermilk Baked Chicken, Cumin-Coleslaw and Cottage Cheese Pasta

The chicken and coleslaw come from Everyday Food: Great Food Fast By Martha Stewart Living. This is an excellent cook book with quick, easy recipes based on foods that are in season. The pictures are beautiful and the recipes delicious. The cottage cheese part of this post is a family recipe that comes down from,…

Chicken Stuffed with Spinach, Feta and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

An Emily original! Total cook time: 30 minutes Ingredients 2-3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 cup frozen spinach 6 pieces sun-dried tomato 1/2 cup feta cheese 3 garlic cloves salt and pepper to taste 2 T.olive oil 2 cups breadcrumbs (optional) Directions preheat oven to 375 degrees. 1. Cook frozen spinach according to packaging. 2….

Cashew Chicken

Courtesy of Williams-Sonoma. This is delightful Asian tasting dish! I often find that Chinese or Thai restaurants will drown the dish in sauce…but with this entree, the chicken, cashews and veggie are lightly but perfectly coated with a tasty Asian spice! [Also…I should note here: I realize in the beginning I said I’d add lots…

Orange Chicken

My mom’s recipe. This also gives me a chance to write about mama’s cookin’ Ingredients 1/2 cup orange juice 2 T. dijon mustard 1 tsp. worcestershire sauce pepper and garlic powder to taste 1/2 cup parmesan cheese 1/2 cup bread crumbs* 1 tsp. paprika 3 chicken breasts dash of rosemary or thyme * simple bread…