“Take the skinheads bowling, take them bowling…”

Posted on Nov 4th, 2012

I went bowling Friday afternoon for the first time in a couple years. Every year the bank sponsors a team for the Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon, and…

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“Tell me all the things you would change…”

Posted on Oct 28th, 2012

I've had a rough week. I am sad that my mom's gone now, and it feels like I hardly got to spend much time with her. The weather has also been horrid…

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Baked Cheesy Chicken Tenders and WinonaPure Oils Review

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2013

When I find something I like, I tend to go overboard with it. If it's food, I'll eat or serve the same dish multiple nights in a row, until we're all…

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Baked Chicken and Bacon Rolls

Posted on Jul 8th, 2013

I had all kinds of plans for Sunday...I'd purposely gotten the laundry done Saturday and other errands, so I could spend Sunday in the kitchen.…

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Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken

Posted on Oct 16th, 2014

It's rare that I make something all three of us enjoy enough that even the bambino will request seconds. This Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken is one…

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Balsamic Glazed Chicken with Fried Gnocchi

Posted on Feb 26th, 2013

When I went grocery shopping over the weekend, I bought a few things that I didn't have any specific need for--For years, I've been the type of…

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Buffalo Chicken Cakes

Posted on Jun 7th, 2013

It's been nutty this week. And not in a "I'm so busy doing fun stuff!" but more a stressed "I need more hours in the day to get everything done!"…

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Buffalo Chicken Cheese Fries

Posted on Jun 25th, 2014

I don't remember where he saw it (I think TV, when we zoned out to actual satellite/cable in our hotel in Wisconsin), but Jay told me about a baked…

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Buffalo Chicken Hand Pies

Posted on Jun 26th, 2013

I had a big-time craving for buffalo chicken something. It's been awhile since we've been to Buffalo Wild Wings, which is a good thing (hooray for…

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Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese

Posted on Feb 14th, 2013

Nothing quite says "I love you," or "Happy Valentine's Day!" like Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese. While we decided that no, we're not going to go…

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Buffalo Chicken Meatloaf

Posted on Oct 24th, 2013

It feels like it's been ages since we've had any chicken with buffalo sauce. Which, in reality, means it's probably only been a week or two. Still, I…

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Buffalo Chicken Ore-Ida Totchos

Posted on Jan 12th, 2016

This post is brought to you by Influenster and Ore-Ida. #OreIdaTotchos #contest I have yet to meet a version of Buffalo Chicken I don't like. I…

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Buffalo Chicken Pita Pockets

Posted on May 4th, 2013

I've had this urge to make my own homemade pita bread for awhile. I want to try homemade tortillas one of these days, but I don't have a tortilla…

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Caprese Chicken on Grilled Flatbread

Posted on Jun 12th, 2013

I am so desperate for sunshine and summer and warmth. Consistent sunshine, I guess I should specify. We've had this stretch where we'll get maybe one…

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Cheddar BBQ Chicken Paninis on Brioche

Posted on Apr 15th, 2013

Buttercrust Bakery is killing me. They recently changed their hours, and now they're only open Saturdays. I really hope it's not a sign that they're…

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Cheesy BBQ Chicken Burgers

Posted on Sep 28th, 2013

Last weekend, I picked up a pound of ground chicken with every intention of making these chicken parmesan meatballs from Hungry Couple. I got lazy,…

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Chicken and Potato Pancakes

Posted on Jun 1st, 2013

It's been SUCH a dreary day... And chilly, especially since it's the first frakkin day of JUNE! I wish Mother Nature would get her act…

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Chicken and Sugar Snap Pea Stir Fry

Posted on May 9th, 2013

Well, the word came down on Tuesday--I do have Hashimoto's Disease. I haven't been on Synthroid long enough yet for it to be doing much, but I will…

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Chicken Bacon Orzo

Posted on May 23rd, 2013

For the past few nights, Jay has been very kindly offering to take me to Buffalo Wild Wings for dinner, and believe it or not, I've been refusing.…

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Chicken Biscuits

Posted on Feb 16th, 2014

I've been craving chicken and biscuits for awhile now. I forget if I saw it in Bon Appetit or Saveur, but there was a snippet on fried chicken,…

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Chicken in Lemon Cream

Posted on Jul 7th, 2015

When I visited the Carrot Seed Kitchen Co. a few weeks ago, I not only picked up my new ice cream container, but I bought some pasta too. Local…

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Chicken Parmesan Spinach Salad

Chicken Parmesan Spinach Salad

Posted on Jul 14th, 2016

This post is brought to you by OXO. SNAP into summer! Summer eats generally means lighter fare. When it's ridiculously hot outside, the last thing…

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Chicken Pie

Posted on Apr 3rd, 2013

The bambino asked to watch "Chicken Run" Sunday morning, and then made a request for Chicken Pie, since those are featured rather prominently in the…

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Chicken with Herb-Roasted Tomatoes

Posted on Jun 19th, 2014

When my sister and brother-in-law were here, and my brother-in-law agreed to cook dinner for us, I was in charge of procuring the necessary…

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Chipotle Chicken Chowder

Posted on Mar 19th, 2015

I came to the realization a couple days ago that I'm actually NOT going to be able to go to Ohio and see The Replacements after all this year.…

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Creamed Chicken & Biscuits (and a Giveaway!)-CLOSED

Posted on Dec 8th, 2013

Hi! Remember me? Apologies for the lengthy absence. The past week has been rather busy and super-stressful. Stressful to the point that I'm also…

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Creamed Chicken and Cornbread

Posted on Aug 10th, 2013

While I was at my mom's and she was off at work one morning, I perused her Betty Crocker Picture Book. My grandmother had a copy, and my mom had…

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Easy Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches & The ABCs of Me

Posted on Aug 15th, 2013

I had leftover chicken from the Creamed Chicken I made the other evening, and I wasn't 100% sure what I was going to do with it. After picking up…

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Easy Roasted Chicken Breasts

Posted on May 31st, 2013

I had such a winner with the Lemon Chicken I made last week, that I thought I'd give oven-roasted chicken breasts a second chance. I didn't have…

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Easy Turkey Cranberry-Cream Cheese Panini

Posted on Nov 23rd, 2012

I made an entire 12-pound turkey for three people. One of whom (that would be me) doesn't even like turkey all that much! Almost every year, I…

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Fiesta Chicken

Posted on Mar 21st, 2013

I am desperate for Spring. It's cold for March. Colder than normal, and it looks as if it's going to stay cold for awhile longer. UGH. Even the…

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Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken #SundaySupper

Posted on Jun 12th, 2016

Last month, the Sunday Supper crew shared Mom's Favorite recipes. Now that it's June, it's time to share Dad's Favorites. And my dad's all-time…

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Ginger Chicken with Snap Peas

Posted on Dec 8th, 2014

I love recipes that involve minimal prep work, and don't take long otherwise. Don't get me wrong--There are plenty of occasions when I love spending…

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Grilled Buffalo Chicken Burgers

Grilled Buffalo Chicken Burgers

Posted on Jun 28th, 2017

This post is brought to you by Smokin O's - Fire up either the charcoal or gas grill and make these Buffalo Chicken Burgers! I have been craving…

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Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Posted on Jun 2nd, 2015

My mom emails me recipes on occasion. She's on Weber Grill's mailing list and forwards recipes she thinks I'll like and (for the brutal winters) that…

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Happy Happy Day!

Posted on Aug 15th, 2012

Why so happy? Because for one, I finally, after months and months of submissions and rejections, had a photo accepted on TasteSpotting. I know--Big…

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It was a Buffalo Chicken Pizza Kind of Evening

Posted on Oct 2nd, 2012

I was planning on doing this post last night, but between getting sucked into "The Voice," then an episode of "Dexter," it just didn't happen. It was…

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Jerk Chicken Pineapple Fried Rice

Jerk Chicken Pineapple Fried Rice

Posted on Jul 12th, 2016

This post is brought to you by Swine Dining. Got leftover rice? Make this Jerk Chicken Pineapple Fried Rice for your next dinner! Remember these…

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Lemon Brown Sugar Chicken

Posted on Sep 16th, 2013

Lemon Brown Sugar Chicken. I think I first saw it on Iowa Girl Eats a couple years ago, and since then, it's become a staple member of the dinner…

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Lemon Chicken

Posted on Feb 24th, 2013

I have a mildly annoying habit. I find with recipes I love, I tend to make them over and over again in a relatively short span of time, then get…

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Lemon Garlic Chicken

Posted on Apr 18th, 2014

Winter decided to make a reappearance this week. It's stupid, it's just weather, and everyone's been hit hard this year (which is why I feel dumb…

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Lemon Parmesan Chicken

Posted on Dec 18th, 2012

I had a bit of excitement over the weekend...I was interviewed by someone from The Brookings Register regarding the blog, and the article was in…

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Lighter Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2013

So...It's been awhile, eh? It's been somewhat of a crazy week work-wise, and I've been rather tired. And I've been busy. I did a cupcake job for a…

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Lighter Sesame Chicken

Posted on Jan 16th, 2013

Well, I didn't hit my mini-goal once again, but I also didn't gain all that much. It means another week of trying to be good and maybe not eating so…

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Maple Glazed Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenders

Posted on Sep 22nd, 2014

Brookings has an August event called the Wing & Brew Festival, to which I've never been and likely will never go, because I'm a cheapskate. The…

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Panko Pecan Crusted Chicken Salad

Posted on Mar 5th, 2015

As much as I don't eat vegetables like I should, I really like lettuces and other salad greens. I'd eat a salad every day for the rest of my life if…

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Pasta Salad with Roasted Chicken

Posted on May 25th, 2015

I haven't been feeling it with blogging lately. I've been blaming it on the weather--It's been grey and rainy for what feels like weeks now. I know…

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Pineapple Chicken Sausage Fried Rice

Pineapple Chicken Sausage Fried Rice

Posted on Jan 9th, 2017

Pineapple Chicken Sausage Fried Rice comes together in a snap. Add whatever extra veggies you might have to make a complete meal. No doubt you…

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Pineapple Chicken with Brown Rice

Posted on Dec 3rd, 2012

The bambino and I spent the evening decorating the Christmas tree: Jay figured that since Saturday was the first of December, it was time to…

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Repurposed Leftovers: Grilled Burritos

Posted on Mar 23rd, 2013

Thank the gods, the snow we were supposed to get didn't happen. We got some flurries last night, but that was about it. Yesterday ended up being…

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Roasted Chicken Caesar Sandwich

Posted on Feb 3rd, 2015

So, this budget thing we're trying...January was a complete flop. We conceded defeat a couple weeks ago. There are definitely a couple tweaks that…

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Roasted Chicken with Bread Salad

Posted on Mar 4th, 2013

Today's yet another chicken recipe. I'm willing to bet that Jay's getting awfully sick of chicken, but I'm really not joking when I say I could eat…

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Rosemary-Balsamic Chicken

Posted on Jan 9th, 2013

First and foremost, I'd like to thank everyone who entered my King Arthur Flour giveaway. Congratulations to Dee from Sprinkle Some Sunshine, who…

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Spinach Salad with Chicken and Pineapple

Posted on Jul 6th, 2014 I'm already tired of having to watch my sodium intake and stuff myself with "healthy" nonsense instead…

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Spinach, Berries and Chicken Salad

Posted on Aug 6th, 2014

Recently I was approached by the people at Wellmark about featuring one of their healthy recipes, as part of their "75 Days, 75 Ways" campaign to…

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Spinach, Chicken and Tomato Layered Salad

Posted on Aug 1st, 2014

Since discovering that the bambino will actually eat spinach (well, baby spinach, anyway), I've been looking for ways for us to have it at least once…

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Turkey & Stuffing Cakes–Another Way to Use Those Thanksgiving Leftovers

Posted on Nov 24th, 2012

Ah the weekend. I don't get into Black Friday shopping or anything like that...For one, most of the time, I end up working, and I'm not about to…

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Turkey and Stuffing Hash

Turkey and Stuffing Hash

Posted on Nov 27th, 2017

Need something different to do with your Thanksgiving leftovers? Make Turkey and Stuffing Hash for breakfast. Crispy potatoes and stuffing mixed with…

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