Chicken, Roasted Garlic and Fideo Noodle Soup

Everyone has fond memories of chicken noodle soup. Its the number one request I receive when people around me are falling ill. Its warm, soothing and comforting. It has a long standing history as a cure-all. Chicken noodle soup seems to be one of those dishes that everyone has a story for, they know who…

Sticky Lemon Thai Chili Fried Chicken

I woke up today wanting orange chicken. Then I realized I didn’t have any oranges. So I racked my brain for potential alternative. I settled on a lemon alternative because in all honesty, lemons are plentiful on the tree we have outside. I figured it’s always good to have a alternative. Then I realized its…

Crispy Achiote Chicken Taquitos

Taquitos are probably on my top ten items I prefer to make at home over a restaurant. They can take a little practice, a lot of time and some finesse. When I first started making taquitos my frustration level were through the roof. With a little research I’ve found my stride. Some important tips to…

Shrimp and Chicken Etouffee

I was in the mood for gumbo. As luck would have it, I had all the ingredients for it except the key ingredients! Which would be a bag of crab boil, what I would consider not enough gumbo file and crab.. Last time I made gumbo I had no crab in it which isn’t a…

Lebanese Chicken and Fried Onion Rice

I did my spice rotation today. Which isn’t a huge task I just bring stuff like dried chili powders, turmeric, cumin, I also bring my baking items down because this is the time that I bake most. While I was cleaning the cabinet and rotating I got a huge whiff of cumin. It brought back…

Baked Chicken and Broccoli Rigatoni

I was super excited for this one. I went to the store and they had bulk upon bulk of mushrooms reduced. I knew what that meant I gotta use them up quick. Which I thought wasn’t a issue because mushrooms are my absolutely favorite fungus. I figured I could stew them, I could braise them,…

Herb Roasted Chicken w/ Roasted Garlic Brown Gravy

I’ve been dealing with a lot of styles of chicken lately. From segments to quartered from brined to smoked. But let me tell you, nothing beats a herb crusted roasted chicken with a pan gravy on the side. Ever since I made parmesan cheese a staple in my chicken seasoning blends its really changed the…

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich w/ Ghost Pepper Ranch

So this is one of my last few post of “extreme” heats because 1 I’ve been told to cut it out here at home because nobody can hang and 2. I really don’t even gravitate towards hot peppers or really much spice in the winter. Which is odd because you’d think if you’re cold you’d…

Buffalo Chicken Dip

With football season here its time to start rolling out some appetizers often. I love appetizers because I love variety and small plates. If I’m testing and sampling out a new recipe, during a football game is the perfect time. Most people are two things, hungry and less fussy about food during this as long…