Herb Roasted Chicken Thighs with Potatoes

I was searching for a recipe to highlight the use of both fresh and dried herbs, and stumbled upon this great recipe from Elise at simplyrecipes .  This recipe creates a oven dish wonder.  The dish is layered with potatoes, onions, and garlic cloves, which will roast in the pan juices.  The seasoned chicken thighs will roast on … Continue reading Herb Roasted Chicken Thighs with Potatoes

Savoring the Season: Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Soup in my world is fundamental.  It is basic, real and soulful.  My love affair with soup may be because simply stated Soup can just happen.  It can be made from almost anything leftover bits of meat, veggies, discarded celery tops, a handful of beans or pasta woven together in a broth, it just works, … Continue reading Savoring the Season: Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Fast Weeknight Wonder: Oregano Lemon Chicken

A fast delicious meal does not get any easier than baked chicken with lemon and oregano. Served up with fresh greens with a light vinaigrette and basmati rice to soak up all the pan juices.Oregano Lemon ChickenServes 6Recipe from Taste of HomeIngredients:6 bone-in chicken thighs3 tablespoons lemon juice2 tablespoons honey1 tablespoon olive oil3 garlic cloves, minced2 … Continue reading Fast Weeknight Wonder: Oregano Lemon Chicken

Fix and Freeze Soup-Chicken and Brisket Brunswick Stew

Brunswick stew is a popular dish similar to a thick vegetable soup with meat, and like most soups and stews there are a million variations.Two places claim to be the origin of Brunswick stew Brunswick County Virginia and Brunswick Georgia-It appears that claiming the origin of this stew is serious business. In the past this … Continue reading Fix and Freeze Soup-Chicken and Brisket Brunswick Stew

Clean Eating: Chicken Paillard with Lemon Parsley Butter and Seared Chard

Clean eating was welcomed after the gluttony of the holidays.  I felt rough, bloated like a wart hog and  looked forward to simple whole food meals, at least until I could get my food groove going again.  No doubt many of you felt the same way. Eating whole unprocessed foods as close to its source … Continue reading Clean Eating: Chicken Paillard with Lemon Parsley Butter and Seared Chard

Braised Chicken Thighs with Saffron, Green Olives and Mint

I am attracted to family style meals that you can platter up, and serve up with little to no fuss. In this family meal, the chicken thighs are browned and then braised for almost an hour in its own juices, with a little help from chicken broth, spices, carrots and olives.  Chopped fresh mint is … Continue reading Braised Chicken Thighs with Saffron, Green Olives and Mint

Chicken and White Bean Soup

A hearty rustic soup made with chunks of boneless skinless chicken thighs, with a hint of smoked bacon, Cannelini beans, orzo pasta, fresh plum tomatoes and oregano, simmered together in a flavorful broth.Serve with a crusty Italian bread and a salad or makes for a wonderful meal by itself.  Chicken and White Bean SoupServes 4Recipe … Continue reading Chicken and White Bean Soup

Welcome to Sunday Supper and Arroz con Pollo

Welcome to Sunday Supper.  Pull-up a chair and stay for awhile.The weather is warm and the beer is cold. Miami is a melting pot of cultures, the food, is a reflection of its diverse culinary traditions.  I often think of how the food, growing up in Miami helped to create some of my basic beliefs about … Continue reading Welcome to Sunday Supper and Arroz con Pollo

Roasted Chili-Citrus Chicken Thighs with Mixed Olives and Potatoes

The passion for food is a collaborative effort, and it is best when it is shared.  I was honored when Andy from that Jew Can Cook, http://www.thatjewcancook.com asked me to be a guest blogger.  I am a big fan of his blog and really enjoy his approach to food, which is spontaneous and fun.  He also … Continue reading Roasted Chili-Citrus Chicken Thighs with Mixed Olives and Potatoes