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Classic chicken dinner, 1/16/23 and Open-faced tilapia sandwich with salad, 1/17/23

Apparently I forgot to post yesterday so today is a two-fer. My classic chicken dinner is always served with butternut squash, rutabaga, or potato mash. Sometimes, like Monday night, it is a combination because I don’t have enough of any … Continue reading

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Chicken and gravy with squash and green beans 1/5/23

Using rotisserie chicken, packet gravy, and an Instant Pot for the butternut squash makes this dinner a snap. I set the Instant Pot on high for 15 minutes and the butternut squash came out with a texture that was easy … Continue reading

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Chicken parm with pasta. 12/22/22

I made some spaghetti sauce for our “meatball bar” on Christmas Eve and used part of it in tonight’s dinner. This is really kind of a shortcut chicken parm as all I did was nestle some rotisserie chicken in part … Continue reading

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Classic chicken dinner. 12/12/22

We went to Costco today and bought one of their rotisserie chickens. What a deal for $4.99! I should buy one every time we go. When we got home I took the chicken apart. I knew John would like a … Continue reading

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Chicken, mashed squash/potato, broccoli. 12/5/22

This is a pretty typical Chicken Monday. John started the chicken on the stove top and finished it in the oven. I cooked a few red skinned potatoes and a bit of butternut squash in the Instant Pot for 12 … Continue reading

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Chicken ‘n gravy, mixed mash, and veg. 11/28/22

Four vegetables in tonight’s dinner. I cooked the butternut squash and the parsnips in the Instant Pot on high pressure for 12 minutes with an immediate steam release. They were totally tender and mashed easily. The broccoli and cauliflower steamed … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas with spicy black beans. 11/22/22

This dish is heavily reliant on staples in your pantry and fridge. The enchiladas are corn tortillas filled with shredded rotisserie chicken, some jarred salsa verde, chopped onion, and cheese. The cheese I used here was what we had, feta. … Continue reading

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Traditional chicken dinner. 11/17/22

For years this was the dinner we had on Mondays. In fact our son who is married and has children of his own tells me that on Mondays he always makes chicken. I know he is not making “traditional” chicken, … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas and spicy black beans. 10/27/22

Usually when we make enchiladas John heats the tortillas on the stove’s open flame and then hands them off to me. This method means I have to cradle this hot tortilla in my hand and try to fill it fast … Continue reading

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Chicken fajitas. 10/21/22

We had a little Mexican party tonight. It started off with chips, guacamole and margaritas. For the main course we made chicken fajitas. We bought a little packet of chicken fajita seasoning mix which gave us instructions on how to … Continue reading

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