Have you ever seen full chicken legs on sale in the supermarket for an incredibly low price? Did you walk by? You shouldn’t! The dark meat of a chicken leg is perfect for Piri Piri spices. It really stands up well to the strong flavours. Continue reading Piri Piri Chicken Legs
My foodie friend and talented blogger, Simone of Foodie Home Chef has kindly supplied another of her creative recipes for my humble blog. Check out her great site for many more examples of her culinary skills! Continue reading Za’atar Chicken & Pasta Salad by Foodie Home Chef
I have been honoured to have a great cook and foodie share some of her recipes with my followers. Simone of Foodie Home Chef has been generous enough to allow me to post another of her great creations. I really suggest you check her blog out. There are so many tasty tidbits and her photography is beautiful!
Here is the URL: http://foodiehomechef.com
I am really impressed with this recipe. It has such a great use of varied colours and textures. Plus, anyone who roasts vegetables knows about building flavour. I know you will like her post! Continue reading Quinoa with Chicken & Roasted Vegetable Medley by Foodie Home Chef
I love to curl and my local club was hosting the Provincial Masters Bonspiel for curlers over 60. I really like our club and volunteered to supply some soup for one of the lunches. I did three kinds. Can you guess what my next three posts will be? I knew you could. Continue reading Chicken Noodle Soup
I have been working on a Piri Piri spice and I thought I had it. I bought a chicken and this is the test run.
I love schnitzel. The crispy coating with the tender moist veal underneath is great. Unfortunately there are two problems. Veal is very expensive and She Who Must Be Obeyed has advised me it isn’t ethical to eat veal. I just don’t want to give up on one of my favourite dishes. Continue reading Chicken Schnitzel
We’ve had a record snowfall here at Passing Wind Estates and you would have to be crazy to go outside and smoke. Colour me crazy! I fired up the Louisiana Grills smoker and made General Tso Chicken Wings! I am even crazier because I could have made these in the oven! Continue reading General Tso Chicken Wings
Smoking chicken thighs present a problem if you are cooking them at low heat. If you cook them over 350 F, the skin crisps up. Below that, the skin tends to get rubbery. What if your smoker won’t heat up to 350 F or you are cooking pulled pork at 250 F and want to do some chicken at the same time? Can you still make chicken with a crispy skin. Yes! Continue reading Crispy Smoked Chicken Thighs