Tag Archives: chicken

Buffalo chicken wings with carrots and celery. 9/23/22

On Friday night we were watching Roger Federer’s last professional match which was a very happy/sad event. We have been big fans for a long time. Needless to say, thoughts of making dinner went out the window and we decided … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas with spicy black beans. 9/22/22

Tonight’s dinner is all about ease. Buy a large jar of salsa verde, corn tortillas, shredded Mexican blend cheese, and pulled leftover cooked chicken, a rotisserie chicken, or the easiest, a pack of cooked white meat chicken from Costco. Shred … Continue reading

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Tossed green salad with herbs and chicken. 8/28/22

If this looks a lot like Saturday’s dinner it is because I had leftover shredded chicken and chow mein noodles. But it is not totally the same. The base of this salad is spinach, arugula, Romaine, mint, and basil. I … Continue reading

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Crunchy Vietnamese chicken salad 8/27/22

I made this salad for the first time last night. The original recipe is from Food and Wine but I added a few more vegetables and replaced the peanuts with almonds and the fried shallots with chow mein noodles. Using … Continue reading

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(Chicken) Niçoise salad. 8/19/22

Early in the morning while it was still cool I blanched green beans, boiled potatoes until tender, and hard-boiled a couple of eggs. The rest of dinner was just assembly. I had some rotisserie chicken that I shredded and quite … Continue reading

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Chicken enchiladas, spicy beans, salsa slaw. 8/11/22

I used a number of shortcuts to make this plateful of yummy Mexican flavors doable for a weeknight dinner. The chicken came from a packet of pulled white meat from the famous rotisserie chickens at Costco. John heated up some … Continue reading

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Red lentils with chicken, kale, and cauliflower rice. 6/16/22

First let me note that John ate this dish vegan by simply removing the chicken. Since I am eating lower carbs I needed to replace some of the lentils with more protein. I have rotisserie chicken in the fridge so … Continue reading

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Southwest salad. 6/10/22

It was really hot here yesterday, in the upper 90s. So we scuttled our cooking plans and made a southwest salad. John and I used to buy this salad pre-made from Costco but, as it happens with many things we … Continue reading

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Chicken with rice mix and broccoli 6/6/22

At our house we call this either Classic Chicken or Chicken Monday. When the kids were little I tended to make the same sort of dish on certain days of the week. Monday was always chicken. In fact it became … Continue reading

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Stir-fried broccoli and chicken over kale and rice 6/1/22

The weather people assured me that the high temperature on Wednesday was supposed to be 73F. With very moderate temperatures for the day I felt that boiling a big pot of water to make fettuccini arrabbiata would not be a … Continue reading

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