Chicken Pot Pie with Mushrooms and Leeks

Last night I made chicken pot pie with mushrooms and leeks for dinner. I picked up some boneless skinless chicken thighs on sale the other day, with no clear plan as to what I was going to make.  I used to plan out my meals every week and sometimes I still do that. But when […]

Texan-Style Chicken Fajitas and Guacamole

These chicken fajitas are so good I had to make them again just a week after I made them the first time! You can use boneless skinless chicken thighs or breasts. They’re best if you give them an hour or so to marinate a bit in the lime juice. The original recipe calls for using […]

Mum’s Chicken Curry and Roast Cauliflower

I have been cooking. I’ve not just been blogging.  I’ve been on an Indian food kick lately and it’s all because of Made in India by Meera Sodha. The recipes are well-written and taste fantastic.  They are not overly complicated. Many could be weeknight dinners. She writes with a friendly tone and the intro to […]

Chicken and Leek Pie from Nigel Slater

This chicken and leek pie is from Nigel Slater’s cookbook Notes from the Larder: A Kitchen Diary with Recipes. It’s organized seasonally but also has a good index so you can browse that way if you’d like or use it to find something you read about earlier. I also love his Eat: The Little Book of Fast Food. The […]

Chicken and Rice Recipe Italian Style

This Chicken and Rice Recipe was my first “fall” dish, as it cooled off a little yesterday evening and I felt like something warm and comforting. I’ve made this enough times that the page in the cookbook (Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy) is wrinkled and splattered and I’ve almost got it memorized. I see […]