Category: Chicken

A poppy good time….

There is one dish my Mammaw would always make for us when we go visit her…Poppyseed Chicken Casserole and I LOVED it!!  Now I get to make it for her (with a few changes here and there)! All from scratch So my Mammaw was a good cook but she tended to …

a classic recipe…updated a bit

I love making classic dishes that bring me back to my childhood.  A favorite soup (like this one), cake (such as this sheet cake) or casserole (like this chicken and rice) but give it a bit of an update…you know add a little sparkle to it.   I am not …

a little caper to make dinner something special

I am a BIG, BIG fan of capers.  There is just something so wonderful about these salty, briny little balls of goodness.  I use them in my chicken salad (check back soon for that recipe), I use them in place of olives in A LOT of recipes and I use …

Simple Perfection for dinner

Sometimes the best dinner is all about something super simple, but super delicious.  This chicken may seem a little simple, but just wait until you try it…it is so, so good! Simple and SO GOOD! In my world simple starts with just a few ingredients and as few steps as …

Chicken Spaghetti…from scratch!!

Chicken spaghetti has been a favorite of mine for many, many years.  Ever since one of my oldest friends, Bonnie, made it for me.  Back then we used canned everything (including canned chicken) and processed anything we could find, and it was SOOOOO good. Remaking a favorite As much as …

not your momma’s chicken soup

The high today in the Houston Area is 84.  I cannot believe it as I sit here and write it, it is going to be in the mid 80’s in February.  Gotta love Texas weather. Even though it is starting to warm up a little The Hubby and I are …

King Ranch Chicken…my way

Living in Texas I grew up eating a delicious layered casserole called King Ranch Chicken.  It is a rich and very cheesy mexican inspired casserole that always was a huge hit with family, friends and any pot luck it was brought too. A throwback made my way… Since I was …

enchilada soup…redone

It is soup weather and I LOVE it.  There is just something so comforting about eating a bowl of warm soup when it is chilly outside.  A few favorite soups in our house is this Corn Chowder and Potato Soup, but this new enchilada soup is defiantly up there on the list. …

bringin’ the heat to the Big Game

I don’t know about you but the Super Bowl is a big deal in my family.  We usually have some sort of get together with friends and family.  When it is party time that means is time for food and lot of it!! It’s not just about the Game Now …

grilling in the winter (I live in Texas)

One of the best parts of living in SE Texas is that we can grill out year round.  It was in the 30’s last week and now we are in the 60’s.  Tomorrow will be in the 70’s.  Gotta love Texas!! A little sweet We are HUGE fans of honey …