These recipes come together without a lot of prep work or details, perfect
for rushed weeknights.
Fancy-speak for "chicken with white wine", this
recipe is amazing,
easy, and delicious. If you've got chicken, white wine, an onion, some
garlic, and some mushrooms, you can toss this together in a little more
than an hour.
The site I got this from calls it Coq au
since it's not coq but hen (rooster isn't widely-available in
supermarkets), and it wasn't Chardonnay but cheap white wine, I can't
very well keep calling it that.
Since the chicken takes 40 minutes to cook, I had time to make
a mushroom barley risotto. I had some dried porcini mushrooms laying
around, so I rehydrated those and saved the flavorful liquid that
resulted. I combined the mushroom liquid with some beef stock and some
thyme, made a risotto, and then added some good parmesan cheese I had
laying around. The result was better than I had expected.
As with so many good recipes, the biggest problem is that it's gone too
This was an easy recipe, but it turned out pretty well. If you've got
some chicken, give this a try!
Continue reading Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken...
This is one of the recipes I got from Budget
Bytes that inspired
me to create this blog. It's simple, cheap, and delicious. With recipes
like this, there's no excuse to dine out for every meal.
Continue reading Oven Chicken Fajitas...
I don't remember where I found this recipe, but it's crazy delicious. Tequila,
lime, and salty, buttery shrimp combine together so well. This stuff is great
with rice or on a tortilla with cheese and sour cream.
Continue reading Tequila Lime Shrimp...
Got a new crock pot, and this was the inaugural recipe! For the longest time, I had
a very bad crock pot. It was small, and the cooking surface wasn't removable, making
even simple things a lot harder than necessary.
So, since I really wanted to try this Taco Chicken Bowls recipe from Budget
Bytes, and a bunch of
other recipes in America's Test Kitchen's Slow-Cooker Revolution books, I bought
myself a new slow-cooker.
Continue reading Taco Chicken Bowls...