Category Archives: Chicken/Turkey/Duck

Turkey (or Chicken) Taco Casserole

The “big” day was done. The turkey – brown sugar, cider, and bourbon – was enjoyed, but… What to do with all those leftovers? Enter this recipe for spicy baked tacos, originally developed by The Cookie Rookie for the folk … Continue reading

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Best! Bourbon and Brown Sugar Turkey

And so, we again find ourselves on the precipice of Thanksgiving. For many of us in the USA, this is THE day. You do NOT mess around with the food. Great aunt Gertrude may very well make the worst sweet … Continue reading

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A Nice Chicken Salad

Earlier this week, I made mostarda, a tasty mixture of mustard, wine, and dried fruits. Then yesterday, I made quick work of some chicken thighs in a garlic and Dijon mustard sauce for dinner. Today, we’re gonna take the leftover … Continue reading

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Garlic Dijon Chicken Thighs

We had been away for a very nice weekend in the city; a concert at the Lyric Opera, a matinée at the Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier, dinner with good friends. But… now, we were home, and it was late-ish, … Continue reading

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Better For You Sweet & Sour Chicken

The nice folk at Kraft send me recipes just about every day, obviously featuring their fine products; and the day they sent me this sweet and sour chicken recipe, featuring their Catalina French Dressing, I knew I had to try … Continue reading

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Simple BBQ Chicken

I regret ti say that I did note make note of where I came across the idea for this recipe for proper attribution so, let me start out by saying “Thank you!” This is such a great, and truly simple … Continue reading

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Coronation Chicken

So… I read. A LOT. And… I read a LOT of mysteries. And… a lot of those mysteries are set in the U.K. And… many of those mysteries, whether featuring a psychic plumber or a gay vampire history/romance author seem … Continue reading

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Pretzel Crusted Chicken

I was reading a trashy novel, and one of the main characters was making ‘pretzel crusted chicken with cheddar cheese mustard sauce, topped with chopped onion and dill pickle.” It all sounded too tasty to pass up, so I went … Continue reading

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Buffalo Chicken Quesadillas

The world’s best mom-in-law was wrapping up her two week visit, and, on her last evening with us, we took her out to a new-to-us restaurant just over the border in Wisconsin. Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen makes all of their food, … Continue reading

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Can o’ Beer Chicken Wings

Funny thing… this recipe started out as root beer glazed chicken drumsticks on the grill. Then I went to the market and came across a large package of chicken wings and drumettes and thought I might could well go that … Continue reading

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