|Punch Bowl Strawberry Angel Cake|
Monday, March 30, 2015
Monday, March 23, 2015
|Chicken Pot Pie Casserole with a filling made of pre-cooked chicken, cream soup and chicken broth, canned veggies and a few herbs and seasonings.|
Chicken Pot Pie CasseroleThose of y'all who've been around here awhile know that I love my homemade, from scratch two-crust, chicken pot pie. It's classic, the way a pot pie should be, and it quickly became both a fan and family favorite. This batter topped recipe is just a tad bit quicker version for when time is running short.
The topping bakes up like a biscuit, the filling is made with already cooked chicken that you've hopefully put up, cream soup and chicken broth, canned or frozen veggies and a few herbs and seasonings. It's a quicker, but delicious, alternative for those
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
|Cajun style sticky chicken, made with boneless, skinless thighs, seared in butter and oil, then caramelized with brown sugar and finished with a rich, trinity enhanced roux.|
Cajun Sticky ChickenRouse's Market is my favorite grocery store here, hands down, and they often have the large bags of chicken thighs or leg quarters at a great sale price. Recently, it was the large packages of boneless, skinless chicken thighs, so I picked them up with this recipe in mind.
You've likely heard of all sorts of "sticky chicken" recipes around the net ranging from the rubbed and roasted, rotissiere style like I have here on the blog, or the ketchup, honey and soy sauce version, and there's even a version with pineapple, something akin to my slow cooker version, along with a wide range of variations.
Friday, March 6, 2015
|Homemade chicken noodle soup, made from a whole chicken in an electronic pressure cooker.|
Pressure Cooker Chicken Noodle SoupIf you've been a friend of this blog for any amount of time, you already know that I love my food cooked the old-fashioned way - in the oven or on the top of the stove, low and slow. It's part of the whole process that birthed this recipe website to begin with - connecting to my Mama and Grandma through cooking, after Hurricane Katrina changed my entire career path overnight. There's just something magical that happens with that low and slow process that makes you understand the whole emotional connection to our past while cooking for someone in the present, and how it literally explodes the flavor in a dish that just doesn't happen any other way.
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