Chicken

bring back the summer – spicy chicken caesars with twice baked potatoes

bring back the summer – spicy chicken caesars with twice baked potatoes

Growing up I remember my dad would make us grilled chicken Caesar salads all the time.  We had this indoor grill that he used to grill up the chicken and it always had a great char/almost crust to it.  We always used Cardini’s caesar dressing […]

baked chicken pesto pasta – girls night….IN!

baked chicken pesto pasta – girls night….IN!

I had lived in the suburbs of Detroit for the first 5 years I lived in the Detroit area.  I was hanging out and working in the city all the time and wasting time and gas driving back and forth.  Finally I decided I was […]

middle eastern food from the midwest

middle eastern food from the midwest

I grew up in a small town that had no diversity really, just lots of small town white kids at my high school.  I moved to Detroit over 10 years ago and I remember hearing the term Chaldean and I had NO clue what it […]

bistro gourmet at home : crispy chicken with rocket salad and pasta

bistro gourmet at home : crispy chicken with rocket salad and pasta

When I think of a bistro I think fresh and gourmet.  I think of meals that probably have layers upon layers of flavor.  In all my worldly travels I have yet to be to France but I imagine these places as cute little restaurants that […]

winter comfort – chicken noodle soup

winter comfort – chicken noodle soup

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]inter is coming…. every time I think of this I think of Game of Thrones.  However, as a Michigan resident that is our motto starting in October or November.  Fortunately enough this year hasn’t been bad.  50 and sunny is a treat in December compared […]

tequila and limes…..and chicken

tequila and limes…..and chicken

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]y husband loves anything and everything southwestern inspired.  Especially tequila and limes.  After being gone all weekend to a “quick” trip to my home town (7 hours north of Detroit, yes, in the SAME STATE…. google Marquette) and eating out or not eating “our” food […]

summer grillin’ sunday: grilled chicken with the sides

summer grillin’ sunday: grilled chicken with the sides

Sundays at my house are typically “Soup Sundays”.  Even in the summer.  I can eat soup when it’s 100 degrees out and it doesn’t bother me.  I mainly make it because then I have a huge pot for leftovers for lunches for the week.  However, […]