Poulet Poêlon

Poulet Poêlon
Poulet Poêlon means Chicken Casserole in French. This recipe is a simple ragoût prepared with chicken thighs & potatoes simmered in a rosemary-thyme & wine flavored broth and topped with crispy bacon. It’s a hearty meal – great for any weekday! And it’s one pot ease… Continue reading

Chicken Tikka Masala

Chicken Tikka Masala
Today’s post is a little different…a little out of my ‘comfort zone’. At the end of February my fellow blogger & friend Lina from Lin’s Recipe’s sent out a challenge to make different North Indian cuisine. I was intrigued! I’d never made Indian cuisine before and had only eaten it once or twice so I really wanted to participate – as I said, to push myself out of my comfort zone and try something new. I chose Chicken Tikka Masala…after a little research (All Recipes, Bon Appetit, Food Network & Epicurious) I realized that each recipe was different so instead of following one of theirs I created my own unique Chicken Tikka Masala recipe! I think Lina’s going to be happy with the results…I know I was!
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Dijon Mustard & Dill – Not Fried Chicken


I love a good crispy chicken, but I don’t like frying my chicken in a lot of oil. So this is a dish I created to have the crunch without too much oil. I also love the flavor tang of this dish. I made these chicken thighs for a ‘cabaret dinner’ in honor of my husband’s birthday. Pulled straight from the oven, wrapped in wax paper and placed in a paper bag for the journey to our picnicking cabaret style at the Millbrook Playhouse. This chicken is delicious, crispy and moist. My hubby and I had a wonderful night stage side with dinner and wine from home. Happy Birthday My Love!    Continue reading

Chicken Romesco

It may not look it but this is one of those chicken that when you take a bite, you close your eyes and say “Wow”.  Seriously good. Usually Romesco sauce is served over fish but I usually serve it with chicken thighs. This recipe has a few steps but the end results are so worth it! Enjoy!   Continue reading

Montmorency Cherry Chicken

Montmorency Cherry Chicken Fabulousfaresisters.com

When Linda and I were growing up, our mother was always experimenting with recipes. To this day I still have some of her 70’s and 80’s cookbooks. Well, last week I was shopping when I came across a bag of dried Montmorency cherries. This triggered a memory of this delicious chicken my mother used to make. I bought the cherries, called my mom and went to creating a dish I haven’t had in 25 years. Although I made several changes to my mother’s version, it was spectacular. My mother used port but I used a dry white wine. I bought a Bordeaux to use, but changed my mind at the last minute. She also used canned cherries, but I prefer dried. I have to say we ate every last bite… I am definitely using this dish for entertaining.    Continue reading