All posts tagged chicken

farmers’ market monday: loaded chicken tortilla soup.

I am calling this Farmers’ Market Monday, but one could argue this may be anti-Farmers’ Market Monday. Not one thing came from the farmers’ market, and I’m not ashamed. I have made more apple and pumpkin and squashy things for you and for myself these past few weeks that I needed a bit of a palate cleanser. I’ve noticed many of my blogger friends have done the same, so I say let’s take a little holiday for a minute. A tropical vacation, if you will. This was our first very cold weekend here, so soup was in order, and I wanted chicken tortilla. With lots of stuff. Continue reading →

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curried chicken salad + spiced lavash chips.

Switching gears again! From cereal and marshmallow-filled cookies to healthy-ish salads. But this girl can’t live on cookies alone, so…

It’s really hard to find lunches you can make ahead that are delicious at the same time. Or at least it is for me. I don’t do a lot of crock-pot cooking, because it always seems to yield enough for several armies and I don’t have that much freezer space. I tend to eat lighter in the post-holiday winter, anyway, so I crave salads, not stew. At the same time, I long for something hearty and comforting; just not weighty and nap-inducing. I know what you’re thinking; I’m very easy to please.  Continue reading →

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red curry-lime chicken wings.

>Oh, September.

Thank you for bringing cooler weather back so I can focus my efforts on making snack foods befitting a weekend of both college and professional football.

I am not the football fan in this house, and you won’t find me sitting in front of the television watching the game unless I’m doing something else at the same time. But making ridiculous amounts of sports-inspired finger foods while listening to football? I’m so there. Football is just one big season-long excuse to make food i may otherwise not be able to justify making. like hot dogs rolled in puff pastry. or dips with questionable ingredients and zero nutritional value.

Or these chicken wings.  Continue reading →

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