Take-out Tuesday, Figgy Pistachio Chicken with Balsamic Glaze

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This dish got rave reviews from HHjr, he proclaimed it an amazing combo of flavors and contrasts…   Pretty fancy for Take-out Tuesday, right? But guess what, I made this after a long hot day of running around town when cooking was the last thing I wanted to do… But, dinner was my turn that … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Lemon Teriyaki Chicken

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Are you ever disappointed when you make a recipe that should be insanely good, and it turns out just so-so?     I recently made a Lemon Teriyaki Chicken, that was going to be so WOW easy, and so IRRESISTIBLY delicious, that it was bound to make me a star  ⭐️     Except that … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Chicken & Ham Bechamel Pasta

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My favorite part of cooking is the creative side~ even though I plan dinners in advance, sometimes I deviate… and make up a recipe~ 34 degrees and raining made me reach for the pasta 😊 This isn’t exactly diet food, but with lower calorie pasta, and Bechamel Sauce made with olive oil instead of butter, … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Name this dish!

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This is one of my best original recipes ever…it is swoon~worthy divine every time!  But it needs a name…In the past I have called it Ok, You Seriously Have to Make This Chicken Semi-enchilada Sorta Cannelloni Dish!   a little wordy, yes? And then there’s A Mexican and an Italian go to Alabama by way of … Continue reading

Take-out Tuesday, Two Easy Favorites

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These are not new recipes, and you probably have your very own version… I decided to mention these anyway just in case you have forgotten about these old favorites, and I have a trick or two to make them extra easy and delicious… Easy Italian Sausage Ziti Bake gets a flavor boost from Italian sausage, … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Twisted Marco Polo

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Ham & cheese is one of my very favorite combos, and I’m a pretty big fan of crispy chicken too so any version of Chicken Cordon Bleu is appealing to me! I have tried many versions of this and finally hit upon one that I absolutely LOVE. Here’s a couple of twists on Chicken Marco … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, Party Chicken & a little Turkey Tablescape

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Yesterday I posted a menu suitable for election night, today’s Party Chicken would make a nice meal for election night also! Get it, Party Chicken? Anyhooo…all the election stuff has made me pretty nuts!  I decided to relieve my stress level a little by playing with some fall decor.  You will save so much time … Continue reading

Take out Tuesday, Secret Chicken Enchiladas

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Everybody has a recipe for Chicken Enchiladas, but my “secret” is how easy these are, and I usually have all the ingredients on hand for a fast delicious family meal or a wonderful casserole to give to a friend.  You can make it ahead 24 hours, or freeze and bake later.  It would be a … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Sweet and Sour Chicken

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This is the best sweet and sour chicken I have ever had and it’s EASY! Hungry Husband loved it and you can make it in advance.  That makes it a perfect recipe to me. You probably have all the ingredients on hand You dip chicken cubes into cornstarch and then in beaten egg and into … Continue reading

Recipe Box, Alabama Sassy Chicks

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This recipe has been floating around for a long time but we hadn’t tried it and I wanted something easy and tasty to do with grilled chicken. After thinking about the recipe for a minute I decided to add a little white BBQ sauce to give it a little more attitude.  This is a winner! … Continue reading

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