Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe

Cranberry Chicken Salad Recipe

This cranberry chicken salad is a Thanksgiving-inspired way to use up leftover chicken using things you probably already have in your refrigerator and pantry. No one will fault you, of course, if you cook chicken specifically to make this chicken salad recipe.

Chicken and apple meatballs

Chicken and apple meatballs

This recipe for chicken and apple meatballs brings together two of my favorite dinner ideas – 1) meatballs and 2) fruit for dinner. Why meatballs? Aside from a little chopping, meatballs are extremely easy to make, come together in about 30 minutes, and have infinite 

How to make pan-roasted chicken breast with roasted purple potatoes and cauliflower

How to make pan-roasted chicken breast with roasted purple potatoes and cauliflower

This chicken recipe with roasted purple potatoes and cauliflower comes with no story. It’s just a simple meal, prepared with fresh ingredients, without much fuss. And it’s partially purple. Frequently asked questions Do I have to use purple potatoes and cauliflower in this recipe? No. 

Creamy mushroom Stroganoff over pan-roasted chicken and potatoes

Creamy mushroom Stroganoff over pan-roasted chicken and potatoes

I’m pretty proud of the fact that this pan-roasted chicken and potatoes with creamy mushroom Stroganoff was the result of my first official “fridge foraging” adventure. Fridge foraging, if you’ve never heard of it before, is the idea that you can create amazing things from 

Chicken and dumplings? Chicken and pastry?

Chicken and dumplings? Chicken and pastry?

During the month of February, I will be reflecting on and celebrating Black History Month by cooking from Jubilee: Recipes from Two Centuries of African American Cooking by Toni Tipton-Martin. Anyone else think that the “dumplings” in chicken and dumplings were filled bits of dough? 

Argentinian chicken empanadas: in the kitchen with kiddo

Argentinian chicken empanadas: in the kitchen with kiddo

This was our second go at the America’s Test Kitchen Young Chef Club box this month. Theme: Dumplings! A few weeks ago, kiddo and I made pineapple-coconut empanadas. Tonight’s dinner was Argentinian chicken empanadas. I’ve not made this filling previously, but a FB friend talked 

Chicken and dates: this is uglyducklingbakery

Chicken and dates: this is uglyducklingbakery

A friend and I were texting about the Brussels sprouts grain bowl, and she said to me, “The dish tonight was perfect, but maybe almost too perfect for your tag line.” That tag line – Tastes delicious. Looks homemade – is what my cooking and 

“Vietnamese” chicken cookbook face off

“Vietnamese” chicken cookbook face off

I am always on the hunt for weeknight dinner recipes that are delicious and can get to the table in 30 minutes or so. I own and will rave about Dinner, by Melissa Clark, which has many recipes that meet those criteria. Milk Street Tuesday