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A New Frango


Some of you may know of the Frango from my cafe or my cookbook, A Dollop and A Pinch: Recipes and Stories from The Baron York.  Frango is Portuguese for chicken and I had fashioned a dish after my favorite Brazilian treat. The … Continue reading

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When the world gives you chicken, have biology class.


Occasionally I am on the receiving end of free food. Today I received two whole chickens. What does a homeschooling mom do with whole chickens? Why, have impromptu biology class, of course. Neither of the girls had ever cut up a chicken or even … Continue reading

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Asian Chicken Pasta


On a recent visit to North Carolina to visit my sister I was treated to a new dish that is simple to make but a bit different from what I usually create. Love me some new flavors! So, here ya … Continue reading

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Pantry Raid Recipes #1 Chicken 2012


Pantry Raid (not to be confused with panty raid) Recipes is what I am calling this next series of recipes. I will mostly just raid the pantry or ‘frig or freezer and take what’s on hand to create something. It … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 38 – Pho-nominal Chicken and Kale


Tonight was a revisit of the chili for the family that is still home for Christmas. We enjoyed train wreck. So, what soup to make? Well, we had some chopped celery and chopped onion left from the toppings. And, hiding in … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 39 – Hawaiian Chicken


Well, look at the time! It’s almost midnight and I haven’t made a soup yet. Crunch time, no make that crush time … crushed pineapple, that is. There is still a bit of roasted chicken left (I had baked some boneless, … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 37 – Pizza Supreme


While having lunch with my grandson to celebrate his 8th birthday, we brainstormed potential soup ideas. Tonight’s version was suggested then and tested while he and his family joined us for Christmas. Pizza Supreme (or Meat Lover’s Pizza) was a … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 28 – Ginger Chicken with Carrots and Potatoes


Day 28? Got to come up with some new flavors and play with my new toy-an immersion blender.  What flavor- hmmmmm, ginger! What else do I have? Well, here’s what I came up with:   Ingredients: 1 onion, diced 2 … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 26 – Spicy Chicken and Rice with Veggies


Ok, it’s the end of the day and I haven’t made a soup. (Already went to the basketball game- now 7 -3.) What do I have and what is fast (since it IS 1:20AM tomorrow!)? Here it is. Ingredients: 1 cup … Continue reading

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40 Days of Soup: Day 25 – Lemon Chicken with Artichoke, Okra, and Kale


Refreshingly tart and different, this soup can be made without the chicken and be a veggie soup. It’s creation came about by a conglomeration of suggestions. Thanks Elizabeth and Michelle. Ingredients: 1 onion 3 stalks of celery, diced 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced … Continue reading

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