28th November 2016
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Our 2016 Thanksgiving Feast

LATE POST: I finally have time to share our Thanksgiving feast this year which was spent with my brother-in-law's family same like last year. Pardon my lack of perfectly styled pictures because the reality is, when we're all together and we're all ready to eat there's just really no time to make everything pretty for pictures. Nevertheless, everything was delicious. Super easy turkey seasoning. I went with creole butter this year. I usually rub butter on ...
10th August 2016
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Lemon Pepper Fried Chicken

Unlike the other fried chicken recipes I've made before, this one is not dipped in a batter mixture then drenched in flour. Still though, the flavors are packed with just a simple and marinating process after sprinkling with a lemon pepper seasoning.   Recipe: Lemon Pepper Fried Chicken Ingredients 6-8 chicken pieces(thighs, legs) lemon pepper seasonings seasoned salt red pepper flakes, optional oil for deep-frying Instructions Generously coat the chicken pieces with lemon pepper seasoning. Sprinkle just a little bit of seasoned salt and red ...
11th May 2016
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Creamy Bacon And Chicken Spaghetti

I saw a video of a bacon-chicken spaghetti recipe on Facebook the other day so I thought I'd make my own. The spaghetti, not the video. That recipe had spinach though and I think mushrooms too but mine doesn't. I didn't have spinach and I was saving my mushrooms for something else so this is just the basic version, I guess. Still yummy and would still satisfy the cravings for spaghetti with creamy white sauce, ...
14th April 2016
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2 Seasonings Pan-Fried Chicken

I don't think we'll ever run out of ideas for chicken. There's always some recipe out there for chicken. I'm sure we can say the same for other meat but there's just something about chicken, no? Even the simplest and easiest recipe can make your tummy very happy. Like this 2 Seasonings Pan-Fried Chicken that uses only 2 kinds of seasoning. Hence, the title. Seasoned Salt and Paprika. I used the pan-fried to cook the ...
3rd March 2016
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Easy Baked Chicken Mozzarella

The pictures I took of this Baked Chicken Mozzarella are not giving the dish some justice. For the life of me I couldn't find the right angle to get better shots. I was in a hurry too because everyone was hungry and I was trying my best to keep the hot temperature. But trust me, these are good.   Recipe: Easy Baked Chicken Mozzarella Ingredients 4 boneless chicken breast(slice evenly in half) 1 1/2 cup of panko bread crumbs fresh mozzarella ...
26th January 2016
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Crock-Pot Chicken With Homemade BBQ Sauce

It's winter season. It's cold and let's say it's the weekend. What are you going to cook for dinner that you can set and forget for a few hours so you can spend time with your family watching movies or play a board game or play outside in the show? Crock-pot dishes are the way to go. I made this Crock-Pot Chicken With Homemade BBQ Sauce last weekend and it was tangy, sweet, and finger-lickin' ...
30th December 2015
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Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Dinners

Before the year ends, let me share our Christmas Eve and Christmas Day feasts. Christmas Eve was spent with my brother-in-law's family. Unlike on Thanksgiving Day where there were an abundance of food, we made the Christmas Eve feast simple. Roast Turkey, dinner rolls, mashed potatoes, peas & carrots veggie mix, and chocolate cake for dessert. There was also an apple pie but we didn't get the chance to slice into it. For our Christmas ...
23rd September 2015
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“Clear Out Your Fridge” Chicken & Vegetables Stir-Fry

I'm sure I'm not the only one who goes through her fridge before it's time to go grocery shopping again. There's always one of every item that needs to be used before it goes bad. My go-to dishes when clearing out my fridge usually involves a pasta/noodle dish or stir-fry. 2 easiest kind of dishes that will satisfy and save money at the same time. This 'Clear Out Your Fridge' Chicken & Vegetables Stir-Fry also ...
8th September 2015
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Chicken Stroganov

This chicken stroganov dish is so easy to make and you don't even need that much ingredients to make it. It's good with long grain rice or pasta of your choice. This chicken stroganov recipe is adapted from Best Ever Chicken cookbook by Linda Fraser.   Recipe: Chicken Stroganov Ingredients 4 boneless chicken breasts, cut in strips 3 tbsp oil 1 large onion, sliced 6-8 button mushrooms, sliced 1 1/4 cups of sour cream salt and black pepper for seasoning chopped scallions(or parsles) for garnish Instructions Heat up ...
17th August 2015
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Creamy Chicken Rigatoni With Asparagus

I originally wanted rigatoni with Alfredo sauce but realized at the last minute that I didn't have any heavy cream so I decided to just make my own creamy white sauce with regular milk and sour cream. In all fairness, it turned out really well. I added asparagus for some green with one of my favorite pasta shapes, rigatoni.   Recipe: Creamy Chicken Rigatoni With Asparagus Ingredients half a box of rigatoni pasta, cooked al dente 2 boneless chicken breast, ...
5th August 2015
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Honey-Sriracha Chicken Wings

It was apparently National Chicken Wing Day on July 29th. Coincidentally on that day, I took out the wings from the freezer to thaw for that night's dinner. I was just glad to be celebrating wings day on its National day, sort of. I made the usual Hot wings and also made something new which I remember reading about before. Honey-Sriracha wings. I'm a Texas Pete and Tobasco kind of girl when it comes to ...
9th June 2015
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Chicken “Bistek” With Red Onions

I had a craving for the distinct 'Bistek' flavors a couple of weeks ago but I didn't necessarily want beef. If I didn't run out of pork then I could've made pork steak instead. I had chicken though so I figured chicken bistek would be nice. I've never made one before so why not? I didn't go through the marinating process. I just made the marinade then cooked the chicken with it. It's kinda like ...
26th March 2015
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Lemon Pepper Chicken W/ Asparagus, Mushrooms, & Spinach

We had this Lemon Pepper Chicken W/ Asparagus, Mushrooms, & Spinach dish last night and Scott said, 'wow, we're really eating greens tonight.' To which I said, we need all the nutrients from the vegetables. Like iron, minerals, and whatever vitamins and nutritional values asparagus, spinach, and mushrooms provide. Sorry, lazy googler here. Of course, there's the chicken for protein. Paired with wild mushrooms couscous, the entire meal was quite scrumptious too if I say ...
17th March 2015
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1st Grill Of The Season & 1st Party At Our New House

We're all moved in to our new house. Boxes have been unpacked, things have been placed where I want them to be, every space, corner, and walls have been styled just the way I like it. It was time to enjoy the great weather and company this weekend so what else is there to do than have a cookout, right? We were going to do our first grilling of the season and basically our first ...
9th February 2015
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Chicken Afritada With Mini Sweet Peppers

When my in-laws visited us here in NC from NY last year, my MIL introduced me to mini sweet peppers. We picked up a couple of bags of assorted sweet peppers which I added into a chicken and vegetable stir-fry dish that I made for dinner that day. Ever since then I've added the bag of small sweet peppers into my grocery list. I like putting 'em into different dishes. Even ramen noodles. I love ...
10th December 2014
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Spicy Coconut Chicken With Scallions

This is a spicy version of CHICKEN WITH COCONUT MILK AND GINGER dish I've already posted twice in this foodblog. They vary from each other but still the same chicken cooked in coconut milk idea. I must really love coconut and ginger with chicken, HAH! This one is a bit different though because there's no ginger and I made it really REALLY spicy. I also used fish sauce instead of soy sauce. So if you are ...
14th October 2014
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Roast Chicken & Red Potatoes

Nothing beats a whole roast chicken for a cozy dinner, no? I mean, all dinners are good, homecooked ones especially but there's something about the preparation of a whole chicken and making sure it's cooked perfectly. It's been a while since I cooked a whole chicken actually and I've been craving for the whole ambiance of a roast chicken for weeks now so I finally made one last night for our dinner. Roasting the quartered ...
24th September 2014
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Cheesy Chicken & Rice Casserole

It has been a while since I made this one-pot dish for dinner so I figured a day from last week was as good as any. It was something different to serve the family instead of the usual meat and two sides plate. It turned out really well and I'm probably going to make it more often now this Fall with slight variations so we don't get tired of it. This Cheesy Chicken & Rice Casserole ...