Category Archives: poultry

Savoury Walnut Chicken

Savory Walnut Chicken[Serves 4 to 6] 3 Tbsp vegetable oil (I would use coconut oil, fat reserved from other cooking, or walnut oil)1/2 cup walnut halvesOR any broken walnut pieces Heat a wok over high heat. Add oil. Immediately add walnuts. Stir and fry 1 to 2 minutes utnil light golden brown. Remove from Wok. […]

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Leftovers, ‘Turkey Helper’

Homemade “Turkey Helper” First some preaching- it makes me gnash my teeth in frustration when I am reading (or hearing) some account of living through hard times and the narrator talks about  Hamburger Helper (the boxed convenience food) as a way to get through those hard times. Hamburger Helper may seem like ‘slumming it’ to […]

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Turkey Walnut Salad

Turkey Walnut SaladThis is a cold salad, lovely for a brunch, and perhaps better suited for warmer months, but we like it: 3 cups cooked brown rice2 cups cooked turkey, diced1/2 cup celery, diagonally sliced1/4 cup pineapple chunks, drained1/4 cup mandarin oranges, drained1/4 cup water chestnuts, drained and thinly sliced (optional)1/4 cup scallions, thinly sliced […]

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Leftovers: Tetrazzini

Turkey Tetrazzini–Basically, you cook up a batch of spaghetti (or linguini) noodles. Meanwhile reheat your turkey gravy, thinning it out a bit with some milk, and add some Parmesan cheese.Dice leftover turkey and stir it into the gravy/sauce. When the noodles are done, drain them and stir the sauce into the spaghetti. You want measurements? […]

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Chicken and Pasta Casserole

4 whole boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in half horizontally (split them so they are thinner)salt, pepper, and garlic powder to taste12 ounces pasta, preferably whole grain2 cups chicken broth1/2 cup of olive oil (your going to use 1/4 cup at a time)medium chopped onion3/4 pound sliced mushrooms1 tablespoon chopped garlic2-3 cups shredded cojack cheese […]

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Buttermilk Chicken

1 1/2 cups buttermilk1 cup onion, minced2 tablespoons paprika2 teaspoon dried tarragon1 tablespoon garlic powder2 teaspoons celery powder1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1 1/2 pounds of chicken pieces, boneless or otherwise Combine all ingredients except chicken until well mixed. Place chicken pieces in baking pan, cot both sides with the buttermilk mix.Bake at 350 until […]

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Citrus Chicken

8 whole chicken breasts, boneless, skinless In a large skillet combine:1 cup butter, lard, or coconut oiljuice of two lemons (or about 5 Tablespoons, give or take)1 1/2 teaspoons salt1/2 teaspoon each paprika, dried oregano, garlic powder1/2 teaspoon pepper Cook over low heat until fat is melted and mix is warm. Place chicken breasts in […]

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Grandma’s Baked Chicken Salad

Grandma’s cooked chicken salad2 cups cooked chicken or turkey (I like to cook a mess of chicken up on once,and then freeze the cooked meat to use in different meals)2 cups diced celery1/2 cup diced toasted almonds2 T. lemon juice1/2 teaspoon salt1 cup mayo1 T. onion1 cup crushed potato chips (you can use Rice Chex, […]

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How To Use Leftover BBQ Chicken

1. Mix up the bar-b-qued chicken, some corn, diced peppers and sweet onions (optional), a spoonful of mayonnaise, and seve on a bed of lettuce. 2. Toss the above with torn lettuce and serve with corn chips for a chicken taco salad. 3. Toss the above with torn lettuce, a spoonful of salsa or some […]

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Crockpot Chicken and Beans

Put the following ingredients in the crockpot- quantities are suggestions, as this is a very forgiving recipe: 2 or 3 pounds of boneless chicken pieces2 or 3 cans of black beans (we used black soy beans)1 lb of frozen corn2 or 3 cups of salsa Cook around 4 hours on high, 6 hours on low. Stir […]

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