Chicken Gnocchi Soup Recipe

This recipe for Chicken and Gnocchi Soup is one of my favorites.  I absolutely love this soup.  It tastes exactly like the chicken and gnocchi soup at Olive Garden – all creamy and delicious, but I don’t make it very often because Matt isn’t a big soup person.  However, with the cold weather lately, I decided Read More …

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

This is the recipe for Chicken Pot Pie that my mother-in-law makes.  It’s based on the Betty Crocker recipe, with a few variations.  The crust I use for this is her mom’s. Filling Ingredients: 3 cups cooked chicken pieces ( I boil mine, but Mary Kay pressure cooks hers.  You could also just use a Read More …

Crispy Herb Fried Chicken

This is another great recipe that was advertised in the Nov. 1979 Cuisine.  I’ve been thinking about attempting to fry my own chicken for a while now, and this recipe might just get me there. Ingredients: 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup fine dried bread crumbs 1/4 teaspoon tarragon leaves 1/4 teaspoon chives 1/4 teaspoon parsley Read More …

Maple Glazed Chicken

This recipe for Maple Glazed Chicken came from the Disney Family Cookbook.  It’s one of my favorite ways to have chicken, assuming I get the chicken cooked thoroughly.  That seems to be my biggest problem.  I guess I really should follow instructions and only use fully thawed chicken (meaning defrosting the chicken in the microwave Read More …

Jambalaya

I found this recipe in an edition of Favorite Food Brand Recipes, entitled Grama’s Sunday Suppers (from March of 2002). This has become one of my favorite recipes to make year-round. Ingredients: 1 T vegetable oil 1/2 lb skinless, boneless chicken breasts, but into chunks 1/2 lb hot Italian pork sausage, sliced (I often substitute smoked sausage) Read More …

Separating the Sheep from the Goats

This week, we’re going to cover Chapter #5 of Julia Rothman’s book, Farm Anatomy.  It is, at 64 pages, the longest chapter in the book.  This chapter is all about animals, covering: animal terms parts of a rooster comb styles chicken breeds fresh eggs duck and goose breeds heritage turkeys parts of a beef animal Read More …

Chicken and Gnocchi Soup

In case you haven’t had a chance to see it, I have posted a recipe for chicken and gnocchi soup over in my recipe collection.  I made myself a batch today, and it was amazing! I did have to buy a few things, I don’t often keep fresh veggies in the house, because I don’t Read More …

Maple Glazed Chicken

This recipe for Maple Glazed Chicken came from the Disney Family Cookbook.  It’s one of my favorite ways to have chicken, assuming I get the chicken cooked thoroughly.  That seems to be my biggest problem.  I guess I really should follow instructions and only use fully thawed chicken (meaning defrosting the chicken in the microwave Read More …