Low Sodium Chicken Fajitas

Watch out for flour tortillas, they are higher in sodium than corn. Low Sodium Chicken Fajitas 3 cloves garliczest of 1 limejuice of 1 limedash of chipolte powder (more if you are brave)1 tsp cumin2 tsp honey1/4 tsp black pepper1/3 cup apple cider vinegar1 Tbsp olive oil1 lb chicken breast (cut into strips)1 bell pepper… Continue reading Low Sodium Chicken Fajitas

2012 Turkey Brine

2012 Turkey Brine 2 quarts water3/4 cup Kosher salt1/3 cup granulated sugar1 quart cranberry juice1 large onion (diced)8 baby carrots (diced)6 cloves garlic (smashed, but not peeled)4-5 sprigs fresh rosemary4-5 sprigs fresh sage6 bay leaves4 quarts water (additional) Warm 2 quarts water, add salt & sugar and dissolve.Remove from heat, add everything except extra water.… Continue reading 2012 Turkey Brine

Chinese Chicken Fried Rice

Happy New Year - Chinese style. I am not going to pretend to know anything about Chinese traditions, but I do know how to fry some rice with some tasty add-ins. This is a great way to use leftover rice and chicken. You could also substitute pork for the chicken - in fact, in these pictures, I think I already did.

Cranberry Chicken

Cranberry Chicken Next time I might try something else in place of the dressing - like a can of soup. 1 can whole berry cranberry sauce1 packet dried onion soup mix1 cup Thousand Island dressing2 teaspoons garlic (minced)2 pounds boneless (skinless chicken breast) Place ingredients in a slow cooker. Cook on high 3-4 hours or… Continue reading Cranberry Chicken

Chicken Crock Pot Pie

Sometimes real chicken pot pie is not going to happen. Its a lot of work. Sometimes, even if the work is already done and your chicken pot pies are just hanging out in the freezer waiting on you, its August and its just too hot to turn on an oven for 60 minutes. For those sometimes, there is Chicken Crock Pot Pie.