Arroz con Pollo (Chicken and Rice)

This is a Colombian version of the famous chicken and rice. I like to make it pretty and arrange all the colorful ingredients in an eye-pleasing design. I make this with chicken wings.

Grilled Chicken Breasts

Guess who got her tax refund?  Note to self, “Do not spend money like a drunken sailor.”  And I’ve been spending money like a drunken sailor.  That is a very thrifty drunken sailor.  I got a terrific buy on boneless chicken breasts.  I do not normally buy these because I can think of better ways…

Cilantro Chicken

This is a Thursday entry by the Sunday Strategist at Cooking Light magazine. The blog is helpful to me because I do not want to think too hard about what to prepare for dinner every night. As an added bonus, I hope to lose a few pounds without doing anything.

Mediterranean Chicken and Mushroom Bake

I am trying to simplify meal preparation, but still make great (gourmet-type) meals. I don’t know why gourmet meals are important to me, but I think it is sort of my way of respecting Mother Earth and all her bounty. I try to make a lot from scratch and to use the freshest ingredients I…

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Raise your hand if you want to make a low-sodium,  low-calorie chicken tortilla soup.

Moroccan Chicken Soup

Do you ever pick up those free booklets from your grocery store?  You know the ones full of ideas and ads from their merchandise?  Well you should! They have pretty good recipes in there.

Pickle Brined Chicken

  I thought this was delicious; my husband not so much.  Of course, he doesn’t eat a lot of meat anymore and had just finished eating two bowls of soup.  Canned soup (yuk!)  The concept is really interesting if nothing else.  Take dill pickle juice, marinate some chicken in it, then cook it!  No really….