Saturday, January 22, 2022

Winter Weeknight Chicken

This is an easy recipe for a weeknight dinner or anytime. 

1 lb. boneless skinless chicken thighs
1/4 - 2/3 c. flour (regular or gluten free)
1/8 - 1/4 tsp. each: salt, pepper
2 - 4 T. olive oil
1/3 - 1/2 c. chicken stock (low sodium)
lemon zest
1 - 1  1/2 T.fresh lemon juice (adjust to taste)
1/4 c. dry white wine
1/8. c. sour cream
1 - 2 cloves garlic, crushed and chopped
1/2 tsp. each: dried parsley, dried oregano, dried basil

Peel, crush and chop garlic.

In a dish combine: flour, salt, pepper, lemon zest, 1/2 of: basil, parsley, oregano.

 Mix with fork.


Place chicken between two pieces of plastic wrap and pound with a meat pounder until chicken is thin. 

Dredge chicken lightly in flour mixture.

Heat skillet to medium high heat.

Lower heat to medium, add some of the oil.

Add chicken to pan and cook on 1 side for 4 - 8 min.

Flip over and cook chicken on other side for 4 - 8 min or until done. 

Remove chicken from skillet and place on serving plate to let rest.


While skillet is on medium heat, add chicken broth, lemon juice, rest of herbs, rest of oil and garlic to skillet.

 Reduce heat to low,  carefully add wine and sour cream.

 Stir sauce with whisk for 5 - 8 min or until reduced.  


Spoon reduced sauce over chicken.


Serves 4.

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Hilda’s Horseradish Cheese

My mother got this recipe from our family friend Hilda. 


This is perfect for game day or anytime.


Enjoy!


1 box Veleeta cheese 32 oz.

1 jar ( 8 oz.) prepared horseradish

1 c. mayonnaise

2 - 3 drops hot sauce


Cut cheese into cubes and melt cheese over a double boiler, stir. 

You can also melt cheese in microwave.

When cheese’s completely melted, take off heat and mix well. Add horseradish first, then add mayo, hot sauce.

Pour dip into a container. It can be refrigerated or even frozen.

Serve with your favorite crackers.

Serves 8 - 10.



Friday, January 7, 2022

Recipe To Help Colorado

Prayers, peace for everybody dealing with the aftermath of wildfires that happened.

The wildfires ripped through Colorado, devastated,   displaced many families by destroying thousands of homes. 


On the left side of the website are links under
Pay It Forward.

Some organizations are helping families repair their communities.

Whatever you can do to help will be greatly appreciated. 

Thank you.