poultry

quick bbq pulled chicken

quick bbq pulled chicken

Let me introduce you to one of my new favorite dinners.  If you’ve been around here long, you know my family is very into its BBQ, particularly pulled pork, ribs, and smoked chicken.  And growing up as a picky eater, it took me awhile to come around to the pulled pork and ribs part of … more

basic baked chicken thighs {updated}

basic baked chicken thighs {updated}

Real life: this was the best picture I could get the other night because I got home from work late (hence dinner was running late), Evelyn was crying (I think we have a teething baby), and I just didn’t feel like I could get my act together. I mean, it’s not bad.  I just had … more

chicken with bacon and brussels sprouts

chicken with bacon and brussels sprouts

I don’t know what it is about the new year, but I always feel so dinner inspired in January.  I’m always in the mood for basic dinner cookbooks, and this year I’ve been reading through Dinner the Playbook.  (Two years ago it was Dinner A Love Story which I carried with me on our trip … more

chicken and biscuit cobbler

chicken and biscuit cobbler

I know I promised no fuss dinners.  I’m sorry.  This dish is a lot of fuss, but this dish is also one of the most delicious things I’ve eaten in ages, which fully surprised me seeing as how it’s basically a casserole.  I have a strong distaste for casseroles (understatement).  I so hate dishes where … more

crispy mustard roasted chicken

crispy mustard roasted chicken

This is a dish that will forever be implanted in my memory, because it is last thing I made and ate before I went into labor with Evelyn.  We were having my parents over for dinner, really as a way to distract us while we were waiting for Evelyn’s arrival, and for dinner we had … more