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Chicken Stirfry

I like a good meat and potatoes dinner as the next person. But more often, I prefer a dish like this one: the meat is there, and it definitely stands out, but it plays an accent role to the many … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Roasted Chicken (and what to do with the leftovers!)

So many recipes call for shredded cooked chicken, or suggest you purchase a rotisserie chicken from your supermarket to shred and use in a dish. And, well, I’ve done that – but it’s pretty expensive to do on a regular … Continue reading

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Chicken Fajitas for a Crowd

Fajitas are a fun party food, but trying to get all the different components to be ready at the same time can be frustrating. That’s why this recipe is such a help: the meat and the vegetables cooking is very … Continue reading

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Oven-Fried Drumsticks

“It’s shake ‘n bake! And I helped!” I don’t know why, but that old commercial used to be a mainstay in my house when I was growing up. But here’s the thing – it struck a chord with us, aside … Continue reading

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Pasta with pan-fried chicken, vegetables, and cheesy Alfredo sauce

I love pasta dishes. They’re usually fairly quick, filling, and you can switch things up endlessly. This is a dish I learned from family, but I’ve switched it up to use homemade Alfredo sauce. Feel free to swap out the … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Mexican Chicken Soup

This is one of those recipes that is simple but flavorful. Theresa and I originally made it as a freezer-to-slow cooker meal: dump the ingredients in a bag and then thaw and slow cook. But when Theresa made hers, she … Continue reading

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Chicken Parmesan Showdown!: Traditional v. Deconstructed

I often find that my kids’ palates are disappointingly narrow. I spend a good bit of time thinking about ways to get them to try and eat new foods. After having Chicken Parmesan for dinner at Theresa’s house one evening, … Continue reading

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Tortilla Soup

This is a recipe I’ve cobbled together over the past few years, with techniques borrowed here and there from other recipes that didn’t quite fit the bill. (Thanks to America’s Test Kitchen, Cooking Light, Not Your Mother’s Slow Cooker Cookbook, … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchiladas

I like easy meals. I love easy meals that taste good. Several years ago I made these chicken enchiladas, and I loved them! It was easily made with a chicken-flavored rice mix, some leftover chicken, and a can of enchilada sauce. We … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Casserole

This dish was always a favorite of mine as a child. It’s also a great way to use up some leftover chicken. The chicken called for can be cooked and cubed specifically for this recipe, but I love to use … Continue reading

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