Tag Archives: Chicken

Chicken Sandwich: “The Un-Popeye” – Two Variants – Regular or Gluten-Free

RECIPE ONE:  Contains:  Dairy, eggs, nightshades, gluten (wheat).  Is:  Closer to the “real thing”. RECIPE TWO:  Contains:  Dairy, eggs, nightshades, almonds, coconut.  Is: Gluten-free, and grain-free, primal. I’ve heard of this “fabulous” Popeye’s chicken sandwich.  Mind you, the last thing … Continue reading

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Of Chickens and Chickpeas

Contains:  Legumes.  Is: Gluten-free, grain-free. Well, perhaps this should be my new blog name, as I don’t yet have those goats I want to raise here.  I’d named this blog after what turned out to be just about my favorite … Continue reading

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Holi, Indian Festival of Colors: Chicken Tikka Masala Whole30 Style

Contains:  Coconut, nightshades.  Is:  Gluten-free, Paleo, Whole 30.      Yes, if you prefer to have basmati or jasmine rice instead of cauliflower rice, please go ahead.  I made this when I wanted to do one of those Whole 30 … Continue reading

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A Marriage of Marsala and Piccata, Boneless, Skinless Chicken Thighs – GF

First you buy some boneless, skinless chicken thighs… yes, I prefer the dark meat.  Although the Marsala preparation is one of the few ways that chicken breast is moist enough to be reasonably edible past the polite bites, to be … Continue reading

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Brussels Sprouts and Chicken

Up until a few years ago, I despised Brussels sprouts.  Mind you, I liked the rest of the Brassica family (cabbage, broccoli, kale, broccolini….), but them sprout things were just nasty. Growing up, we’d eat them boiled, and I don’t … Continue reading

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Poultry Bone Broth Essentials

Making bone broth is something I’ve grown to love over the last three or so years.  It is so rich and tasty; and yes, in a pinch for a specific recipe, you can use one of those boxed (preferably low-sodium) broths … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken – My Take

My favorite pastured chicken these days comes from Camp’s Road Farm, New Milford, Connecticut.  I just got a five pound bird a couple  past weekends ago, liver, gizzard and neck included.  (Somehow the heart seems to have slipped out, but usually … Continue reading

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Mom’s Chicken in Creamy Mushroom Sauce, Makeover

When I was a kid, one of the dishes I’d pester Mom to make was this one.  It served four people back in the day, but of course that was during our teen years…  Since a major component of this … Continue reading

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On a Wing and a Prayer

Okay, up front here, serious disclaimer and curmudgeon alert (but we will get to the recipe sooner or later):  watching grass grow is more interesting and rewarding to me than watching pro sports, especially football or baseball.  Basketball at least … Continue reading

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Chicken with Plum, Apple and Potato

Prep one whole chicken for roasting in the oven as follows: To stuff bird:  coarsely chop up one small potato, and one shallot into maybe half inch bits.  Take a couple small plums and de-pit them, and slice them into … Continue reading

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