Chicken Salad Veronique

This recipe is from Ina Garten and one of my favorites. I think what makes it special is that the chicken breasts are oven roasted instead of boiled. It’s perfect for making chicken salad sandwiches. I omit the tarragon because my husband doesn’t like the flavor, and sometimes I add chopped walnuts if I’m not making it into sandwiches. Oh! And it doesn’t have to … Continue reading Chicken Salad Veronique

Are Gender Specific Vitamins Better For You?

I am anemic so I make sure I take an iron supplement and have iron-rich foods in my diet (spinach, beans, chicken, beef, dark chocolate). I also have a darker skin tone so I worry over my Vitamin D intake, especially in the winter, when I rarely go out long enough to get sun. The other day I was looking at multivitamins in the supermarket … Continue reading Are Gender Specific Vitamins Better For You?

KFC – Korean Fried Chicken

A while ago I made Korean fried chicken, a spicy-sweet crunchy bit of heaven. Without ado, here is the recipe for KOREAN FRIED CHICKEN WINGS INGREDIENTS: 2-3 pounds chicken wings 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper 3/4┬ácup┬ácornstarch 3/4 cup of water Oil, for frying (vegetable or peanut) Sauce: 1/3 cup Gojuchang paste 3 tablespoons Rice vinegar 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons Soy sauce … Continue reading KFC – Korean Fried Chicken

Take A Break – Peppermint Patties

I love minty desserts, and I loved York Peppermint Patties when I was younger. I can’t wait to try this recipe, and hopefully you’ll try them and enjoy them! Check out the video. I couldn’t find a recipe on Saveur that matched this video but I found one that was close on DinnerAtTheZoo.com. You can substitute coconut oil for the shortening, and omit the holiday … Continue reading Take A Break – Peppermint Patties

10 Awesome School Lunch Bento Boxes

1. Chicken Rollup with carrots, tomatoes, grapes, honeydew and cantaloupe. This is so colorful and gets creative with the flower shaped fruits and vegetables. Get the recipe from Taste of Home 2. This steak hamburger bento is from JustOneCookbook.com. She puts last night’s leftovers into her child’s lunch bento the next day. I like the addition of the corn. The author of JustOneCookbook has a … Continue reading 10 Awesome School Lunch Bento Boxes