• Cjicekn breasts stuffed with mushroom duxelles

    Chicken Breasts Stuffed With a Mushroom Duxelles

    Haven’t made this recipe yet, but intend to try it soon. It looks exquisite.  Like something you’d find on the menu of an elegant five start restaurant. Found this in an online forum on Gardenweb. I would also be inclined to try a variation on this, by using boneless skinless chicken breasts, and encasing it in a puff pastry – keep every thing else the same, including the sauce. “This flavorful and elegant chicken is stuffed with a combination of fresh and dried mushrooms. Because the breasts are stuffed under the skin, the stuffing moistens the chicken meat and keeps it juicy. use either dried porcini or dried Chinese mushrooms;…

  • Crockpot orange chicken in slow cooker

    Slow Cooker Orange Chicken

    Super-good.  Awesome flavor and pull-apart-tender when done in the slow cooker. Made for the first time in mid October 2015.  Husband raved about how good it was. Really nice with Jasmine rice. Serves: 4 Ingredients 3-4 Boneless Chicken Breasts, chopped into small pieces 3 Tablespoons Cornstarch 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil 1 t rice wine vinegar 2 Tablespoons Soy Sauce ½ teaspoon sesame oil ¾ cup orange marmalade 3 T brown sugar [splenda diet brown sugar] Instructions In a bowl mix the rice wine vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, marmalade, brown sugar. Set aside. Coat chicken in cornstarch. Melt coconut oil in the skillet and brown the chicken. Brown only –…

  • Chicken Barley Soup

    Linda’s Chicken Barley Soup

    Saute about 2 tablespoons of chopped jarred garlic along with about 1/2 (or more) of a medium white onion. Add two large carrots, sliced or chopped, and about 2 ribs of celery, chopped. Add a small potatoe, finely chopped adds a little more thickness to soup by releasing starch. Meanwhile cook the barley – you’ll need about 1/2 cup to 1 cup when cooked, depending on how thick you like your soup. Add 2 cartons of chicken broth (reduced or no sodium) to the pot. Season with pepper. Add about 2 – 3 tablespoons of lemon juice, to taste. Add a generous amount of fresh or dried dill, and fresh…

  • Substituting dried herbs for fresh
    Cooking Tips

    Substituting Dried Herbs for Fresh – Conversion Chart

    Herb Amount of Fresh Herb Equivalent Quantity of Dried Herb/Spice Basil 2 tsp finely chopped basil (about 5 leaves) 1 tsp dried basil Bay leaves 1 fresh leaf 2 dried leaves Chervil 3 tsp fresh cilantro 1 tsp dried cilantro Chives 1 Tbsp finely chopped fresh chives 1 tsp freeze-dried chives Cilantro 3 tsp fresh cilantro 1 tsp dried cilantro Dill 3 tsp fresh dill 1 tsp dried dill Garlic 1 clove 1/4 tsp granulated garlic or 1/8 tsp garlic powder Gingerroot 1 tsp grated fresh ginger 1/4 tsp dry ground ginger Marjoram 3 tsp fresh marjoram 1 tsp dried marjoram Onions 1 medium onion 1 tsp onion powder Oregano…

  • Salmon in Champagne Sauce

    Rhubarb Crisp

    (Found online in ’05. Not tried. Intend to try this summer – 09)  2 cups flour 1 cup rolled oats 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup butter 6 cups diced rhubarb 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 1/2 cups sugar 4 tablespoons cornstarch 1/2 cup water 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon red food coloring 8 servings 1.. Preheat oven to 400; grease 11x7x1 1/2″ baking dish. 2.. In mixing bowl combine flour, oats, brown sugar and salt. 3.. Cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs; reserve 1 cup crumbs; press remaining crumbs into baking dish. 4.. Arrange rhubarb on crumbs. 5.. In small saucepan combine cinnamon, sugar…

  • Chicken

    Chicken and Mushroom Pate Canneloni

    For the sauce: 1 heaping tbsp jar garlic with juice 3 tblsp flour 1/2 – 3/4 c chicken broth 1 capful sherry – in the future i’d use 1/4 c dry white wine – didn’t have any 🙁 Saute the garlic. Belnd in the flour, stir.  belnd in chicken broth, blend in some parsley flakes. cook for 1 minute.      

  • Main Course

    Garlicky Bread Crumbs Linguine

    Garlicky Breadcrumbs Linguine 2/3 c fine dry bread crumbs 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 6 garlic cloves, minced 8 ounces uncooked linguine 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Preparation Preheat oven to 250°. Heat 1 1/2 tablespoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add garlic; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and let stand 5 minutes. Return pan to heat. Stir in breadcrumbs, and cook 6 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring frequently. Cook pasta according to package directions, omitting salt and fat; drain. Place pasta in a large bowl. Add 1…

  • Beef Stew - easy!

    Easy Beef Stew

    Ginger-beef stew Toss 1 kg cubed stewing beef with 1/3 cup flour. Brown beef in batches in 2 tbsp canola oil in a large pot over medium-high, 3 to 4 min. Transfer beef to a large plate and set aside. Add 2-1/2 cups no-salt beef broth, 2 carrots, sliced into rounds, and 2 celery stalks, chopped, to pot. Using a wooden spoon, scrape up and stir in brown bits. Add 227-g pkg sliced button mushrooms, 1 pouch onion soup mix, 2 tbsp grated ginger and 2 minced garlic cloves. Return beef to pot. Boil, then simmer, covered, until fork-tender, about 2 hours. Garnish with chopped parsley. Serves 4. From walmart…

  • Chicken meatballs in sherry wine sauce

    Linda’s Chicken Meatballs in Sherry Wine Sauce

    Linda’s Turkey Meatballs in Sherry Sauce – Clean Eating Compliant! (My recipe made up Sept 14, 2013) – Made up recipe by accident when I didn’t have other ingredients needed for mother-in-law’s recipe, and accidentally put in oregano instead of pepper – Chris loved this.  [Photo Credit] Meatballs” 1 lb of ground turkey or chicken Handful of oats Chia seeds 2 tsp egg white Pepper to taste ¼ tsp oregano Sauce:  ½ sherry, ½ c chicken broth (up to ¾ c but I used ½ c).; 2 tsp diet brown sugar, heaping teaspoon garlic from jar, 2 Tbsp dried parsley flakes, 2 tblsp arrow root powder for thickening (mix with…

  • Applesauce banana breakfast bar recipe
    Healthy Snacks

    Oatmeal Applesauce Banana Breakfast Bars

    These were good, and I liked the idea of including them in my collection of healthy snack recipes for variety. But they turned out super-soft. As in, fall apart when you try to cut them soft. And they had fully cooled. I think if I try these again I will add an extra 10 minutes to the baking time. Also, I am leaving them out on an uncovered platter right now. Hopefully after a few hours, they may firm up. Ingredients 2 cups oats 1 cup oat flour 2 teaspoons cinnamon 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 1/2 cups milk 3 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons peanut butter 1/2…