Tag Archives: Chicken

Recipe: Grilled Poblano Chicken

Finally. Oregon’s wet, prolonged spring is occasionally letting up such that I can uncover my grill without fear. It’s a gloom-busting mood booster to cook a meal with pure, propane-fueled sunshine. You longtime readers know I’m a native New Mexican, and I love me some chiles. They are a bit labor-intensive to deal with from […]

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Recipe: Dijon Chicken w/ Herb Roasted Sweet Potatoes

This is a great one to keep in your back pocket for a speedy weeknight supper. I could tell you all about how great it is, satisfying yadda yadda, yadda nourishing yadda, yadda yadda life-enriching or whatever. But you’ll just have to find out for yourself. Whaddya waitin’ for? Oh, P.S.—spinach or other greens would […]

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Recipe: Lemon-Rosemary Chicken Soup

This recipe is an old standby of mine, and it was one of the lucky recipes that got to come with me on my Paleo adventure. It’s just like grandma used to make, only with a twist. The piney green of the rosemary tap dances with the lemon tang and the result? Heaven in your […]

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Recipe: Chicken Salad w/ Pecans and Grapes

Even when making the mayo from scratch, this is a quick and easy lunch option, especially when you have leftover chicken around. I toasted the pecans while I made the mayo, and then put everything together. It took about 15 minutes total. Chicken Salad w/ Pecans and Grapes 4 cups chicken, cooked and diced 1/3 […]

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Recipe: Chicken Saltimbocca

This is one of those dishes whose flavor far outpaces the effort. It’s company-worthy, but also perfectly suited for a Wednesday night casual supper. The sage permeates every bite of the meat and the lemon in the pan sauce gives a pleasant tang against the saltiness of the prosciutto. This is traditionally made with boneless […]

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Recipe: Cream of Green Chile Chicken Soup

New Mexican green chile + Your grandmother’s chicken vegetable soup = Bowl full o’ yum. This isn’t a traditional dish, more like my variation on a few themes. The thought process goes like this: “The weather’s gloomy and I’m in a soup mood. Some nice shredded chicken, some chunky veggies…ooh, green chile sounds good. And […]

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Recipe: On the Fly! Chicken, Bacon, Sweet Potato Hash

This recipe is the brethren of my Cabbage Hash with Chicken and Bacon. Both are products of that Well-I’ve-Got-A-Bit-Of-This-And-A-Bit-Of-Thatness that happens when dinner time sneaks up on you. The reason I share these serendipitous recipes with you is not for you to follow to the letter, but to give you a) confidence that you can […]

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Recipe: Grilled Chicken and Peaches w/ Arugula

Here’s another lovely grill-it-and-put-it-on-leaves recipe. The ingredient list is mercifully short. Fresh produce and some lovely char do all the heavy lifting. We’re a little behind up here in Oregon. After a long and wet spring, our peaches are finally beginning to appear. The crops aren’t great, but I’ll take what I can get. Two […]

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Recipe Shout-Out: Damn Fine Chicken!

Oh yes. You heard me. With a title like that, how could I resist? Thank you, Nom Nom Paleo. That is indeed some damn fine chicken. Sorry for the one silly photo, but we were having camera malfunctions that night. Of course, I can never leave well-enough alone, so I had to tamper a bit. […]

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Recipe: Crunchy Salad w/ Chicken

I don’t know anything about the philosophy behind eating raw foods—I’m not a raw foodie—but I certainly felt virtuous eating this salad chock full of goodies. There’s no doubt we evolved eating a lot of our food raw, so it’s probably not such a bad thing once in a while. Besides, don’t we all need […]

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