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Classic Italian Roasted Chicken

I think all cooks should know how to roast a whole chicken. It’s so incredibly easy and much tastier than those little rotisserie chickens you can pick up at the local big box grocery store. Whole roasting chickens usually go on sale for a price that is comparable to the pre-made version but you get … Continue reading

Rosemary and Garlic Chicken

I adapted this recipe from Real Simple’s recipe of the day from Jan. 11, 2011. I made a few minor changes but otherwise kept to the instructions. We loved this!  I decided after reading the amount of vinegar (1/2 cup) that went into the recipe we might be turned off by the flavor and ended … Continue reading

Chicken Parmesan

Tonight I made Chicken Parmesan, otherwise known as Chicken Parmigiana since the dish known as Eggplant Parmigiana originates from Southern Italy in the Parma region.  Knowing the basic recipe and idea for this dish, I winged it and came up with my own which is nothing extra special unless you count the homemade sauce. Remember this post when I … Continue reading

Grilled chicken salad

I thought I would write down my instructions for a simple and light dinner that we have often. Especially in the hot summer months, a big cool salad hits the spot. I don’t do anything special but what I do is I have no fear and make my own marinade with lots of abandon. I … Continue reading

Chicken Piccata

This is such a simple and tasty dish but somehow I did it wrong. I am going to blame it on the typo at the Food Network recipe site because that is where I found the recipe I followed. I learned a few things, besides too much lemon juice in a dish is hard to … Continue reading


We’ll call this the yellow post since I’ll let you know about some “yellow” happenings. Not yellow in the scared sense but the color. My tomato plants have yellow flowers on them so I am guessing that means bright red tomatoes are soon too follow. Photo from  My kitchen is now getting more paint … Continue reading

One whole chicken-two meals or more!

Yes, foodie friends it can be done! I was able to make a purchasing error into a wonderful meal two different nights. I know I am not the first to do this but I do believe I did it with minimal work involved. First let me tell you about the contest I have going at … Continue reading

Pasta with Chicken and Bacon-new recipe!

I tried to write this last night, but once again I was “locked” out of my blog by some weird glitch. It seems to happen to my blog and my email. Very strange. Yesterday afternoon I was dealing with some anxieties over a few ants I found in my house and another kind of insect … Continue reading

Easter memories and menu

We all had a wonderful Easter with a great church service followed by a great meal. It was the normal family including my hubby, my boys, my daughter and her son and me. Here is Isaiah, or Za as we call him, waiting for his food.