Category Archives: Chicken

Excellent chicken quesadilla at A1A Ale Works – 13 November 2017

So, here we are traveling, and the presence of family all around meant we mostly ate at restaurants with them – resulting in D&me eating more restaurant meals in one week than in the previous year, unless I miss my … Continue reading

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Chicken with onion/raspberry/tarragon/vinegar sauce; rice; green beans (haricots?) – 4 November 2017

Mostly we are using stuff up before our trip, but we had fewer Things than nights, so got a Costco chicken breast packet out to make this. The rationale for this particular dish was the use of tarragon, which will … Continue reading

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Fresh tomato soup; cole slaw; chicken sandwich – 22 October 2017

We’re still in the process of making sure we make all our tomato recipes before the season ends. I realized 1) we hadn’t made “M’s” tomato soup yet, and also the Dirty Girl Produce tomatoes were threatening to go soft … Continue reading

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Sandwich with leftover chicken; boiled potatoes; baby bok choi – 26 June 2017

This was how we decided to use up the last of the chicken thighs that D grilled a few nights ago. We defrosted three slices of Acme Sweet Batard, to make 1 1/2 sandwiches, and then D realized that there … Continue reading

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Leftover chicken with leftover leftover rice; zucchini – 25 June 2017

Using up leftovers – D took the second (of three) leftover pieces of grilled chicken thigh and cut it up, and added to the already-leftover-once rice with onions and herbs (parsley I think). He started by cooking some chopped red … Continue reading

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Grilled chicken thighs; grilled nopales; leftover rice with onions and parsley – 22 June 2017

D wanted to grill up another paddle from the three-pak of nopales I bought last week at the Bowl. What meat would you want to go with it, he asked. Beef, I thought, but there is no beef in the … Continue reading

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Snacks for dinner at a fundraiser at Fieldwork Brewery – 15 June 2017

We attended a fundraiser for our new mayor, deciding in advance to buy food if the provided snacks were not enough for dinner. The little mini-tacos – beef, chicken, and fish – were very filling, though, and quite tasty, and … Continue reading

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Using up leftovers: chicken with rice; cooked carrots – 13 June 2017

D wants to use up all the myriad stuff in the fridge. We decided to mix the ~1/4 breast of chicken and the rice left over from the 11th, when we served the with onion/vinegar sauce and tarragon, and just … Continue reading

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Grilled chicken with tarragon; confits of carrots and scallions -12 June 2017

This is from a recipe by Georgeanne Brennan in Potager, one of our most excellent cookbooks. This is what I actually did. Peel and cut up 4 monster carrots (there were leftovers – 3 would do for two people) into … Continue reading

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Chicken with tarragon/vinegar onion sauce; rice; green beans – 11 June 2017

Hello computer. When E & I went to Costco, I bought a pack of chicken breast “fillets” – which turns out to mean no tenders included – and D and I decided to leave one of the packets in the … Continue reading

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Chicken Pot Pie and cornbread from a friend – 2 April 2017

Mom’s friend H came over to give B and me a nice little chicken pot pie – two, actually, but we had had a big, late lunch (or second lunch in my case) of somosas and [other things… not sure … Continue reading

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Chicken pot pie with sage biscuit topping; broccoli – 25 December 2015

I suggested early on that, since there were enough of us to make this light work, we make this “Chicken Pot Pie with Sage Biscuit Topping” for Christmas dinner with Mom and brother B, and R&E. There is lots of … Continue reading

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Leftover chicken with rice & carrots Provencal; tomatoes! – 22 July 2014

I had thought to use up some basil and the extra ball of fresh mozzarella by making eggplant sandwiches, but those will be tomorrow night. I remembered that we had a small chunk of chicken to use up, plus the … Continue reading

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Chicken sandwiches; steamed zucchini; pickle; peach – 21 July 2014

D came home feeling sick again, his throat having become sore in the afternoon, so I said I might as well make the (easy!) dinner he had planned, while he took a nap. He had already cut up one of … Continue reading

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Grilled chicken; Apple uncompote; Thai jasmine rice – 19 June 2014

D invented another dinner to have with the apple condiment 🙂 He used one packet of chicken breasts from Costco, splitting them flatwise into more and thinner pieces. He sprinkled them with thyme from the garden, and salt and pepper, … Continue reading

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Grilled chicken thighs with oregano pesto; black rice; salad – 17 March 2014

D was weeding yesterday and accidentally pulled up a huge pile of Greek oregano. R said he should look for our pesto book, which D did not remember having (it had belonged to his late aunt, E).  I found the … Continue reading

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Chicken Saltimbocca; black rice; broccoli; fresh tomatoes – 1 October (already??) 2013

We went to Costco on Sunday and bought, among very  many other things, chicken breasts. This, and the fact that I left some prosciutto led D to think of cooking Chicken Saltimbocca, a recipe that he found, ironically, in Chez … Continue reading

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Chicken sandwiches; Brussels sprouts – 28 May 2013

We bought an extra two Round Buns at Acme Bakery on Saturday, without particularly having a fate for them, but this was it. I sliced thinly the leftover chicken thighs I grilled on Sunday for these sandwiches. I used some … Continue reading

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Chicken thighs marinated with lemon grass; Thai jasmine rice; baby bok choi – 26 May 2013

Last July our friend M was visiting and grilled us some super good chicken thighs. I asked him how he had marinated them, and this is an approximation of that. I cut up one stalk of lemon grass, after discarding … Continue reading

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Chicken sandwich with aioli; adolescent bok choy – 17 May 2013

Addpix D bought four Acme Round Buns yesterday, thinking they would be good for chicken sandwiches two different ways. Tonight was Way Two: with aioli. D froze two round buns when he bought them, and we used two fresh ones … Continue reading

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Chicken sandwich with tarragon/raspberry vinegar and onion sauce; broccoli – 16 May 2013

Addpix Using the leftover chicken in fine style: I made a double recipe of the onion sauce with butter and two vinegars so as to have some to use with the leftover chicken. I asked D if he could pick … Continue reading

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Chicken with tarragon/raspberry vinegar and onions; rice; zucchini – 15 May 2013

Addpix I didn’t think this would take as long as it did, but like most cooking, there is just a lot of stuff that needs doing. This morning I defrosted a packet of Costco chicken breasts (we need to wean … Continue reading

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Spaghetti with leftover chicken, asparagus, and favas – 10 April 2013

Addpix We both got home close to 8pm – bad week – but D got home earlier than I did, and had dinner well underway by the time I arrived. He cut up some shallots and cooked them a bit, … Continue reading

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Salad with leftover chicken – 9 April 2013

I worked really late (again) and D was working on a salad by the time I called home, and had it just about finished when I arrived. He had been given a huge bag of baby mixed lettuces at the … Continue reading

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More spaghetti with chicken, asparagus, and lemon – 13 March 2013

D wanted to try his neat pasta of last night with more crisply cooked chicken and more lemon. It was great! For the two of us, he thin-sliced a half lemon and four caperberries, a clove of garlic, and a … Continue reading

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