Mu Shu Lettuce Wraps are Quick to Prepare

Mu Shu Lettuce Wraps

Reflections from a Recipe Collector My daughter loves to go to P F Chang’s and order their lettuce wraps. I have been keeping a look out for something similar and what I found was great! This is such an easy, quick meal to assemble because there is almost no cooking if you use a store…

Easy Week Night Oven Fried Chicken Breast

Oven Fried Chicken Breast

Reflections from a Recipe Collector I don’t know about you, but I’m always looking for easy chicken recipes for a quick week night meal. This week I tried Oven Fried Chicken Breast from the Food Network. When I looked up the recipe, I saw that they used a recipe from Gourmet Magazine, so at least…

Grilled Chicken on Skewers with Tropical Salsa

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Chicken on skewers means there’s fun in the air.  Add to it a tropical medley of fruits and veggies and you might as well be on island time! The original recipe we found called for grilled sea bass, but our taste buds were calling for chicken. So, we made the tropical salsa and used it…

Yummy Baked Chicken and Vegetable Rice

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This is a great cool weather dish because when chicken and vegetables are cooked together in a roaster, it’s real home cooking and we all know how that warms you on a chilly day! The nice thing about this meal, for my family, is that meat eaters, vegetarians and vegans alike can enjoy a meal from one…

Light Tasting Citrus Chicken to Make Ahead

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Any make ahead dish gets my attention because who has time just before dinner to get everything together? Plus, the light citrus flavor is satisfying. Chicken is always a good start for a satisfying meal.  It offers a variety of textures and flavors just by virtue of the different cuts of meat if you will. …

Make Ahead Chicken and Artichoke Pasta

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This is definitely one of my favorite “guests are coming over” meals because the whole dish can be made ahead of time just before your guests arrive! The unique combination of flavors with the artichokes, black olives and chicken will really get those taste buds going.  All you’ll need a nice crunchy salad and some…

The World’s Best Chicken Salad…Says Me!

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I didn’t say it was low in calories, I said it was the best chicken salad ever and I mean it! I seem to be surrounded by girlfriends who really know how to cook.  I know I’ve mentioned my friend Sharlee before and have shared some of her recipes with you.  Well, this chicken salad…

Turn Bruschetta into Dinner with Chicken

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Bruschetta is wonderful on it’s own, but when you add grilled chicken to it, then dinner can be served! I have liked Bruschetta for a long time but my experiences with it were only in restaurants.  However, a trip to Maine a few years ago go me even more interested in it when the restaurant…

Chicken Quesadillas are Flavorful and Filling

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Get out the frying pan because the chicken and the quesadillas are cooked in it for a touch of crunch that makes them wonderful! My kid’s order Chicken Quesadillas so often in restaurants that I think they may be of Mexican descent!  Well, to satisfy their love of the dish, I’ve learned to make them…

Sweet & Sour Chicken Wings Make Great Finger Food

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Adults and kids alike will love these tasty chicken wings.  Just make sure to have plenty of napkins around to wipe up sticky fingers! The honey in this recipe gives these wings a very satisfying sweetness.  The recipe calls for Tyson frozen wings which I couldn’t find so I used my grocer’s brand and they…

Mexican Grilled Chicken Fajitas Made at Home

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Pull out the grill, grab the tortillas and get rady to fill up that emplty tummy with mouth watering fajitas! I like to make these chicken fajitas because I have my husband go out and grill the chicken. The advantage to having someone else grill is that while that’s going on I can chop up and put all…