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easy Chicken or Turkey Pot Pie

      Ingredients   1 (14.1 oz) pkg. refrigerated pie crusts (2 crusts) 3 Tbsp butter, diced into 1-Tbsp pieces 3/4 cup finely chopped yellow onion 2 1/2 Tbsp all-purpose flour 1 cup half and half 1 (12 oz) container McCormick® Simply Better Turkey Gravy (or Chicken Gravy) 2 1/2 cups frozen mixed vegetables 2 cups leftover cooked, shredded chicken or turkey 1/2 tsp dried rosemary crushed 1/2 tsp dried thyme Salt and freshly ground black pepper…

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Chicken Yakisoba

  Chicken Yakisoba 4 from 1 vote A hearty, veggie filled, chicken and noodle stir-fry dish that’s amazingly delicious! Perfectly comforting and sure to satisfy those take-out cravings. Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Servings: 4 Ingredients Sauce 2 Tbsp soy sauce 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 2 Tbsp ketchup 2 Tbsp packed light brown sugar 1 Tbsp oyster sauce 1/2 tsp sesame oil   Stir-Fry 1 lb chicken breasts, sliced into bite size strips…

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Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats

    Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats Yield: 6 pumpkins Ingredients 6 cups rice krispies cereal 3 Tbsp salted butter 1 (10 oz) pkg. mini marshmallows Orange gel food coloring 3 pretzel rods, end portions broken off into 2-inch pieces (so you’ll have 6 pieces) 6 mini green airheads or green fondant* Non-stick cooking spray Directions…

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Lamb shank tagine

    Ingredients 4 quality lamb shanks , French trimmed olive oil 1 fresh red chilli 1 clove of garlic 1 red onion 1 quince 2 carrots 1 bulb of fennel 2 fresh bay leaves 1 pinch of saffron 2 ripe tomatoes , on the vine 1 preserved lemon 1 litre organic chicken stock 200…

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Balsamic Chicken and Veggie Sheet

    Ingredients 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup olive oil 1 Tbsp honey 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 small (about 7 oz) zucchini, stemmed, diced into 1/2-inch thick half moons 1 small (about 7 oz) yellow squash, stemmed, diced into 1/2-inch thick half moons 1 medium broccoli crown (about 10 oz) cut into small…

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Brats with Caramelized Onions and Cheddar Cheese

  Yield: 5 servings Ingredients Caramelized Onions 3 medium yellow onions, sliced (2 lbs) 2 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper Cheddar Cheese Sauce 1 1/2 Tbsp butter 1 1/2 Tbsp flour 1/8 tsp garlic powder 3/4 cup milk, or more to thin if needed 5 oz. sharp cheddar cheese,…

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Skillet Chicken Cordon Bleu

    Ingredients 3/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth 2 tsp cornstarch 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 Tbsp dijon mustard 4 (5 – 6 oz) chicken breasts, pounded to an even thickness (about 1/2-inch) 1/4 cup all-purpose flour Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 1/2 Tbsp olive oil 4 thin slices smoked deli ham (I…

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Greek Pizza

      Ingredients 1 (16 oz) store bought pizza dough 2 1/2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil, divided 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1/4 tsp dried basil 1/8 tsp dried thyme Salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 oz fresh mozzarella, chopped into pieces (regular low moisture mozzarella would be fine too)…

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Tuna and Chickpea Pita Sandwiches

        Tuna and Chickpea Pita Sandwiches Yield: about 4 servings Ingredients Dressing 1/3 cup fat-free or low-fat Greek yogurt 1/4 cup light mayonnaise 2 1/2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 2 tsp chopped fresh rosemary or 1/2 tsp dried crushed 1 tsp chopped fresh thyme leaves or 1/4…

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Garlic Herb Chicken and Veggies

    One Pan Garlic Herb Chicken and Veggies Yield: 4 servings Ingredients 20 oz petite red potatoes (about 10) 4 (6 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts Salt and freshly ground black pepper 3 tsp chopped fresh rosemary leaves, divided, plus more for garnish 2 tsp chopped fresh thyme leaves, divided, plus more for garnish…

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Baked Chicken with Cherry Tomatoes and Garlic

  This dish produces a lot of flavorful liquid. You can use it for dipping crusty toasted bread. Or, you can remove the chicken, tomatoes, and garlic to a serving dish and pour the strained liquid into a small saucepan and boil until reduced to a thicker sauce. You can pour this sauce back over the…

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Faux chicken pie

Faux chicken pie Ingredients   Frozen puff pastry, thawed   6 small tubs of vanilla pudding   Colorful candy of your choice   Method:   reserve one third of the puff pastry dough and roll out remaining dough to fit a small pie tin Bake until golden brown Roll out reserved dough and cut into…

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Spicy gammon steaks

  Spicy gammon steaks   2 teaspoons dry mustard 2 teaspoons powdered cinnamon 100 g / 1/2 cup soft brown sugar 4 gammon steaks, 1 cm / 1/2 inch thick Juice of 2 large oranges 1 can / 454 g peach halves 450g / 1 lb cooking apples, peeled, quartered, cored and sliced 2 tablespoons…

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Potato and salami tortilla

Potato and salami tortilla   800 gm potatoes, peeled, sliced thinly 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large brown onion (200g), sliced thinly 200 gm sliced salami 6 eggs, beaten lightly 300 ml cream 4 green onions, sliced thickly 1/4 cup (25 gm) coarsely grated mozzarella 1/4 cup (30 gm) coarsely grated cheddar   Serve  …

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CHICKEN TIKKA

Serves 750g (11/2lb) skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 2.5cm (1in) cubes cucumber raita (see box, below) to serve. Marinade 2tbsp plain yogurt 2tbsp tomato puree 1small onion, finely chopped 2.5cm (1in) piece of fresh root ginger, peeled and grated 3 garlic cloves, crushed 1tbsp tamarind paste (optional) 1tbsp paprika 1tsp ground cumin large pinch…

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HERB GRILLED CHICKEN

Serves 8 chicken portions (legs or breast). Herb butter 90g (3oz) butter, softened 3tbsp chopped parsley 3tbsp snipped fresh chives 2 garlic cloves, crushed (optional) salt and black pepper. 1- Mix the butter with the parsley, chives, and garlic, if using, and a good pinch each of salt and pepper. 2- Spread the chicken with…

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TARRAGON CHICKEN WITH LIME

Serves 60g (2oz) butter, softened grated zest of 1 lime and juice of 2 limes 4 skinless, boneless chicken breasts 1tbsp chopped fresh tarragon salt and black pepper 150ml (1/4 pint) full-fat crème fraiche lime segments and fresh tarragon to garnish. 1- Put the butter into a bowl, and beat in the lime zest. Prepare…

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COQ AU VIN

Serves 30g (1oz) butter 1tbsp sunflower oil 1.5kg (3lb) chicken, cut into 8 serving pieces 125g (4oz) streaky bacon rashers, cut into strips 8 small shallots or pickling onions 250g (8oz) button mushrooms 30g (1oz) plain flour 300ml (1/2 pint) chicken stock 300ml (1/2 pint) red wine 1 bouquet garni 1 large garlic clove, crushed…

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CHICKEN POT PIE

Serves 1kg (2lb) chicken 1.25 litres (2pints) chicken stock 1 onion, quartered 1 celery stalk, thickly sliced pared zest and juice of 1 lemon 2 carrots 2 waxy potatoes 45g (11/2oz) butter 45g (11/2oz) plain flour, plus extra for dusting salt and black pepper 125g (4oz) frozen peas 500g (1lb) ready-made short crust pastry beaten…