Poultry

Avocado Chicken Salad

  Rotisserie chicken comes to the rescue for a fast, easy weeknight dinner that delivers on protein and deliciousness. When Cooking Light posted this recipe, they wrote that although you could eat it on salad greens, why not use it as a dip for tortilla chips? I know why not — that would turn this low-fat, nutritious meal into a […]

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Baked Chicken and Rice with Mushrooms

When our kids were young I made cheesy chicken casseroles with Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom soup, an easy fix for dinner but not the healthiest option. I’ve mended my ways in recent years and no longer use cream soup in recipes. I use a lot less cheese now too. Life is hard and then you die. I […]

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Spatchcocked Chicken

How do you roast a whole chicken in less than an hour? Easy — you spatchcock it. Spatchcocking is a chef’s term for cutting the backbone out of a chicken and flattening it so that it cooks faster and more evenly. When I buy a whole chicken, and nowadays I buy free-range chickens grown at a local farm, I […]

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Rotisserie Chicken with Bacon, Tomatoes & Kale

Rotisserie chickens are ubiquitous. You can buy them anywhere at varying prices (Costco’s are an almost unbelievable $4.99, Whole Food’s are $8.99 with $2.00 off on Wednesdays).  Let’s be honest — these birds are usually overcooked and over seasoned, but that hasn’t stopped rotisserie chickens from becoming one of the most oft-purchased and convenient choices for a […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day

 If you are lucky enough unfortunate enough to get chocolate for Valentine’s Day, here’s a simple remedy: serve lean chicken cutlets topped with a combination of roasted cherry tomatoes, red onions and garlic. Not only is this a delicious way to serve usually boring boneless, skinless chicken breasts, the cheery red tomatoes lend a colorful Valentine air […]

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