Category Archives: Poultry

Classic chicken dinner. 7/2/20

My classic chicken dinner features a sous vide chicken breast, rutabagas made in the Instant Pot, and sautéed broccoli and zucchini. Using our immersion circulator gives us a lot of flexibility for the chicken to wait while I finish off … Continue reading

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Weeknight chicken. 6/18/20

We had to slightly alter our dinner plans for Thursday because it was quite hot (93F) and we did not want to heat the kitchen up too much. John sous vide a chicken breast and made a pot of couscous … Continue reading

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Costco rotisserie chicken two ways. 6/10/20

This has turned into “Chicken Week.” I should not have started with chicken on Monday because we went to Costco on Tuesday and I was seduced by the smell of their rotisserie chicken. So to eat up our enormous, economical, … Continue reading

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Classic chicken. 6/8/20

Every once in a while I need to throw a classic chicken dinner into the line-up. It is comfort food for me. And since for years chicken has been the go-to Monday dish, it is even more comforting to eat … Continue reading

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Un-chiladas . 5/29/20

I came up with the idea for this dinner. I said, “How about we have chicken breast with salsa verde, brown rice, and spicy black beans?” John said, “No tortillas? That would be like having un-chiladas!” And so out of … Continue reading

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Chicken and rice with ginger/scallion sauce

I saw this recipe on the NYTimes Cooking site and it appealed to me because it seemed dead easy without much cleanup. Put white rice in a pot with chicken broth, some salt, and a tablespoon of grated fresh ginger. On … Continue reading

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Sheet pan turkey sausage and roasted vegetables. 5/15/20

I really like making these sheet pan dinners. Roasting vegetables makes them delicious and the clean-up is as easy as crumpling up the piece of aluminum foil you cooked them on. To start cut up your vegetables and put them … Continue reading

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Spicy chicken yassa. 5/12/20

I got this West African recipe by Alexa Weibel from the NYTimes Cooking site. It turned out to involve a lot of steps, a lot of pots and pans, and too spicy for me. First you marinate the chicken, then … Continue reading

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Mexican inspired salad. 5/1/20 #salad#chicken

I don’t know about you but I am not a fan of making salad. It always seems like so much work for a very slim reward. However, since we are in the throes of a week where the scale is … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken breast with thyme. 4/28/20

When we buy a package of chicken breasts they seem to come from giant breasted chickens. John and I share one and it is plenty. Tonight’s chicken breast is cooked at 160F using the sous vide method. John vacuum seals … Continue reading

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