I have made a Chicken Chili Verde recipe both ways. The long way is, totally from scratch where I make the tomatillo sauce base using fresh tomatillos, onions, garlic, and poblano peppers, and also soaking the beans overnight and cooking them for hours the next day. And I've made it using the shortcuts I'm sharing … Continue reading Chicken Chili Verde – with time savers!
I concocted this No-Bake Buffalo Chicken Mac 'n Cheese recipe after hubby proclaimed he'd like me to try making a Buffalo chicken mac 'n cheese. Boy did he scarf it down, and he went back for seconds. It really did turn out yummy! And it was easy to make, which makes it all the better. … Continue reading No-bake Buffalo Chicken Mac ‘n Cheese Recipe
beef chilaquiles recipe, chicken chilaquiles recipe I decided to try something a little different with this batch of chilaquiles, and I'm so glad I did. At this moment, we're in need of a new breaker for our oven, so I'm restricted to range-top cooking or what I can fit into our toaster oven. Generally chilaquiles … Continue reading No-Bake Meat Lover’s Chilaquiles
If you've ever made Waldorf salad, you know how easy yet delicious it is. But add chicken and just a touch of Indian spices, and it's promoted to a whole new level of flavor! The first time I ever had Curry Chicken Waldorf Salad was at The Walnut Room at the big Marshall Fields department … Continue reading Curry Chicken Waldorf Salad
Pozole comes in several varieties, and this version made with chicken and tomatillos is one of my favorites. The tomatillos give it a bright, fresh taste and the garnishes are key! What makes a pozole is the hominy. Hominy is made from dried kernels of corn that are treated with an alkali to dissolve the … Continue reading Chicken Pozole Verde
Nicaragua-style Creamy Jalapeño Chicken I first tried this dish at a little restaurant near our house, in Ostional. Don Tony, the owner and chef, serves this up super-spicy hot and it's really a great dish! My version dials down the heat a bit, but if you want the burn, just add more jalapeño. The recipes … Continue reading Nicaragua-style Creamy Jalapeno Chicken
Though there must be at least a thousand recipes for chicken in Costa Rica, this recipe for Costa Rica Chicken is OMG so good! I tried this dish at a restaurant that serves traditional Costa Rica food and I was blown away by the rich flavor and tender, juicy chicken. I couldn't stop gushing to … Continue reading Costa Rica Chicken – Super-savory, Super-simple