Chicken Satay

I have been looking forward to making this since it was first posted at Runs with Spatula on the 15th. Trying to figure out the right night to have time to set the marinade up and let it do its job meant I had to put it off until today.  Totally worth the wait. Daring… Continue reading Chicken Satay

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Creamy Turkey & Wild Rice Soup

Aah leftovers. We had a lot. I knew the turkey would eventually become turkey salad but I also knew that would be a lot of turkey salad. So, while Chris made the salad, I pondered on soup versus chili.  After a check of fridge contents, I went the soup route, primarily because I had unintentionally… Continue reading Creamy Turkey & Wild Rice Soup

Thanksgiving 2009

A small gathering this year, just 4 people, Chris, my parents and I. Not that I would let that stop me from making too much food. I had the usual suspects: turkey, mashed potatoes and stuffing. Then, a few things to try. In consideration of my vegetarian mom, I make the stuffing with vegetable broth.… Continue reading Thanksgiving 2009

Arroz con Pollo

I borrowed this recipe from Elise, over at Simply Recipes. Some modifications for serving size and timeliness along with what was handy. Arroz Con Pollo Ingredients 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 package boneless skinless chicken breast, patted dry (approx 3 breast halves with tenderloins) 1/2 cup of flour for dredging Salt Freshly ground black pepper… Continue reading Arroz con Pollo