Category Archives: Poultry

Chicken and shallots in a mustard jus. 9/22/20

We tried to do something new with the thighs and drumsticks from a Costco rotisserie chicken. If you have not bought a Costco chicken, it is twice the chicken for half the price of a grocery store rotisserie chicken. (And … Continue reading

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Winner, winner, chicken dinner. 9/16/20

September 16 is a celebration day for John and me. It is the day he retired from full-time work in 2002. He has been retired for 18 years! We have had a wonderful time being with each other doing so … Continue reading

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Substituting ingredients. 8/30/20

Tonight we are making chicken chili with the last bit of our rotisserie chicken. Problem is, we do not have most of the ingredients that we normally use since we are still inhabiting the desert island of a rental unit. … Continue reading

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Rotisserie chicken. 8/28/20

I just noticed that I skipped August 28th! My bad! Maybe I skipped it because we had a rather unimaginative meal of a Costco chicken with a mix of cauliflower rice and leftover yellow rice and the always available broccoli. … Continue reading

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Cooking in a strange kitchen. 8/26/20

Although we are trying to convince ourselves that we are on a “vacation” and not running away from fire and smoke, I still want to eat in a healthy manner. Because of the pandemic and my diet, dining out is … Continue reading

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Southwestern – Chicken Chili. 8/5/20

Our next stop in our tour around the culinary world comes from the U.S. Southwest. This easy chicken chili uses a Costco rotisserie chicken* and canned cannellini beans. I used the Neely’s Chicken Chili recipe which you can find at … Continue reading

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Sous vide chicken breast with zucchini and potatoes. 7/30/20

Tonight’s chicken dinner was enhanced with the parsley sauce we made for the sea bass the other night. It is great when you can use a sauce for more than one dinner. The chicken itself is a little bland so … Continue reading

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Chicken breast with rice and broccoli. 7/21/20

I know it is chicken breast again! Last week to make it a little different I ate the chicken with BBQ sauce. This week I ate it with soy sauce. At first we were going to have rutabagas instead of … Continue reading

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Chicken breast with rice and broccoli. 7/16/20

John sous vide the chicken breast, the rice was left over from the other night, and I made a lot of broccoli. There were no leftovers tonight! We topped our broccoli with Parmesan cheese and I had bbq sauce on … Continue reading

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Lentils with veg (optional turkey sausage)

Here the humble brown lentil is our dinner star. They cook in about 20 minutes. The supporting cast is carrot, onion, celery, spinach, garlic, mushrooms, tomatoes, green onion, and optional turkey sausage.

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