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Simplified chicken fried rice

I recently had a craving for the awesome “Chinese food”  my mom made our family when I was growing up. The night mom made this was not just another night; it was an occasion. She had a very specific recipe that she developed. She used an old blue Chinese cookbook and pulled from several recipes… Continue reading Simplified chicken fried rice

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Herb & Parmesan-Crusted Chicken Breast with Lemony White Wine Sauce

I love to cook; as my children would say to me, “thank you for the information, Mrs. Obvious.” But it’s true; cooking is so creative and is one way for me to express my artistic side.  Even better, I get to feed people after I make the food,  which makes them happy, and I feel… Continue reading Herb & Parmesan-Crusted Chicken Breast with Lemony White Wine Sauce

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Chicken Pot Pie Soup

Today was a snow day.  This is a big deal because here in East Texas, we don’t get much snow like some of our friends do all winter. It’s extra special to us! It also made me want to cook all day long.  I had the family home all day, so I made sure to… Continue reading Chicken Pot Pie Soup

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Cooking Basics: How To Make Chicken Stock

Many people rely on canned chicken broth for use in their holiday cooking.  Swanson probably makes more money this time of year than at any other!  Their broth is fine, but really doesn’t have as much flavor as I’d like it to.  After taking the cooking class series with Chef Jackson York of Edom Bakery… Continue reading Cooking Basics: How To Make Chicken Stock

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Comfort Food: Chicken fettuccine casserole

Comfort: to soothe, console, or reassure; bring cheer to;  to make physically comfortable; encourage. There is a lot of fodder for spiritual, medical, and even fashion discussion when comfort is the topic.  The Bible describes God, in 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 as “the God of all comfort.” In the Hippocratic Oath, doctors pledge to comfort and… Continue reading Comfort Food: Chicken fettuccine casserole