Honey Nut Cereal Chicken Sticks

Sometimes the last thing I want to do when I come home after a long day’s work is to cook so I can eat. However, I discovered this quick 30 minute recipe watching Rachel Ray’s 30 minute meals one day on TV. I could easily take frozen chicken, a few ingredients from my pantry and [...]

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San Tung Fried Chicken Wings and Sauce

San Tung (山东小馆) is a restaurant in San Francisco that serves chicken wings that are just delicious. Ever since my first visit, I have been curious how they are made. After eating many orders, talking to insiders and reading a few books, I have uncovered their secret; the wings are actually a fusion of Chinese [...]

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Chicken and Dumplings

I swear in my last life I was probably from the South… I love all comfort foods! Chicken pie, meatloaf, fried chicken and… chicken and dumplings! We recently purchased a new cook book from America’s Test Kitchen and I must say that it has not yet disappointed us. To my delight, I saw a recipe [...]

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Soy Sauce Chicken (or Brown Chicken) and Eggs

This is a childhood favorite of mine. Sometimes I make it with eggs, other times without eggs, or even eggs only. Ingredients: 1 cup wine 1/2 cup soy sauce 2 cups water sugar ginger 2 lbs chicken (6-8 drumsticks) 4-6 eggs (optional) Directions: 1. Place 2 lbs of chicken drumsticks into a stock pot. 2. [...]

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Barbecued Chicken Salad Sandwiches

I’m a fan of salad sandwiches- egg salad, potato salad, tuna salad, and now chicken salad.  I came across this article in the SF Chronicle one weekend and have made it several times since then.  It’s great for hiking trips, camping trips, or just plain lunch.  I like to use leftover rotisserie chicken meat- especially [...]

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Crock pot chili

I must say that a crock pot is definitely a solid investment. You just dump all the ingredients in and in a matter of hours… food is ready! Once of our favorite things to make in the crock pot is chili. Only warning is that it makes your whole house smell like deliciousness and makes [...]

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My guilty pleasure…

Since I forgot to take pics of this week’s meals (I’ve got to be better at remembering to document), I’m going to share with you the few foods I can’t get enough of… These were taken on Valentine’s Day. Can you guess what they are? Thanks to me on the set up and tao for [...]

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healthy mac n cheese? no way!

I’ve been getting monthly subscriptions to Food&Wine for some time now, and every once in a while I’ll see a recipe that really intrigues me. In the April issue, I saw a recipe for Carrot Macaroni and Cheese. It uses no butter! I did not think that mac n cheese would taste good without the [...]

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