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Southwest Chicken Pasta

I found this recipe on Pinterest, called “Southwest Chicken Chili Mac”. I thought it looked good, but of course modified it. Given my modifications, I thought it needed a new name. Here’s the dish:   You’ll need: chicken – remember, my recipes are big family size AND we are big meat eaters, so I used […]

Orange Chicken

Inspired by a boxed frozen variety that was just too expensive for too little. And a spin-off from my Lemonade Chicken. Again I remind you these recipes are calculated for my monster not-afraid-to-eat family of 8. Scale down (or up?) as you need. Orange Chicken What you need: 3# boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed 1 […]

Sweet & Sour Chicken

I know, I’ve been slacking on the pictures lately, I’m sorry.  I’ll *try* to get some up here. I’ve just been in a ‘get ‘er done’ mode rather than a tutorial, put it on the blog mode. Again I’ll preface with: I feed a big hungry crew and my recipe measurements generally reflect that. Adjust […]

Chicken Fajitas

This is an adaptation of a “Lemon Chicken Tacos” recipe shared by a friend.  I made a few adjustments and the fam has decided this is much more ‘fajita-like’ than ‘taco-like’. Lemony Chicken Fajitas The Goods: 1 whole chicken (or you can do parts of your choice, for these measurements, you’ll want 3# of meat) […]

Bacon Wrapped Beef

3lb beef (I use a chuck roast) bacon Marinade: 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1/3 cup olive oil 2 tsp cumin 2 tsp paprika 3 cloves garlic, crushed 1 tsp kosher salt Cut your beef into chunks.  I just cut across the grain about every 1.5″ on my cut of roast. Prepare marinade.  Simply mix all […]

Lemonade Chicken

AKA Lemony garlic chicken.  This is the way I prepare this recipe 95% of the time.  Sorry for not updating it sooner. 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 3 tbsp butter 3 oz (1/2 a can) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed 3lbs boneless skinless chicken salt and pepper to taste 1 Tbsp cornstarch 1/2 cup cold water Cut […]


I updated the Crunchy ‘nola Bits recipe.