Beer Marinated Chicken

Have you ever invited people over just to find out that they leave beer in the fridge? I’m not a big beer drinker and having beer in the fridge taking up space drives me crazy. Because I don’t prefer beer, doesn’t mean that I don’t like cooking with it. Like my dad always said, eat…

Oven Baked Lemon Chicken

I love the feeling of eating comfort foods. It makes you warm and fuzzy. I discovered this recipe when I was searching for a baked chicken recipe and now I can’t stop making it. Begin by brining a whole chicken for at least 1 day. Learn more about brining by checking out this recipe on…

Leftover Bread – Shake and Bake

The other day I was helping to host a party and I made some bruschetta and had tonnes of extra bread.  We had to eat it now or eat it later.  Well we saved it for later.  We toasted and stored them in a plastic bag in the fridge. I used my food processor and…

Chicken and Potato

On days when I feel like an easy home cooked meal, I make chicken and potato with a honey garlic soy sauce. This dish is quick and easy to make after a long day at work. Begin with a chopping up half a sweet onion. Sauté the onion on medium low heat. Add two slices…

Summer Salad featuring PopUpMeal.com

PopUpMeal is a wonderful website which helps chefs share their food passions with the community.  It offers great resources to help launch a pop-up restaurant and tips on how to run your business.  The blog has many interesting articles, such as “how to handle bad restaurant service” to “farmer market scams” and a new series…

Easy Lemon Honey Chicken

Looking for an easy quick dish?  This is one of my favorites.  It is actually called Honeymoon chicken. It is sweet, sour and tasty. For this recipe you will need lemon, poultry herbs (thyme, rosemary and sage), honey, garlic, olive oil and white wine.  When a recipe asks for whole chicken, I prefer to use…

Buttermilk!! Why Do You Haunt Me! Time to Make Fried Chicken.

I swear buttermilk should come in a smaller carton.  This time we decided to make fried chicken! Why would you marinate chicken in buttermilk before you coat them in bread crumbs? Well the buttermilk helps to tenderize the chicken and it also helps the breadcrumbs stick. Marinate the chicken overnight in some buttermilk, salt and…

Kombucha Marinated Chicken

Kombucha marinated Chicken Ever wondered what to do with your over brewed Kombucha.  I have been making Kombucha since January.  I found that two weeks was the perfect brewing time in my house. However there as one week that I was too busy to brew my Kombucha.  Oh well I said.  One more week wouldn’t…

Secret to making yummy, juicy, finger licking good chicken

Yummy Brined Chicken My secret to making any chicken is brining it.  It will help keep the chicken moist and will season the meat to make it tasty.  It is very simple to do and can be done the night before. I have experimented with different ratios and adding flavours to the brine. Finally I…