• Chicken,  Entertaining,  Featured,  Recipe's,  Salads

    Holiday Chicken Salad

    This festive Holiday Chicken Salad contains all the wonderful flavors of the season. Sweet, dried cranberries, crunchy pistachios and hints of orange and rosemary. It’s savory with a hint of sweet and oh soooo good! To make this yummy salad I started of by seasoning and roasting chicken breast. Once cooled, pull the chicken into small pieces. You can use rotisserie chicken from your supermarket deli if you like. Place chicken into the bowl of a stand mixer with a paddle attachment. Add the rest of the ingredients and blend until well combined. The paddle will shred the chicken while mixing. I like to leave a bit of chunks to…

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    Chicken Shawarma Tacos with Cucumber and Heirloom Tomato Pico De Gallo

    Chicken Shawarma Tacos with Cucumber and Heirloom Tomato Pico De Gallo: The Great Spice Experiment: Lately, I’ve been into experimenting with spices that I don’t use on a regular basis. I’m trying to get out of my “Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme” rut. Did you sing that as you read it? Any Simon and Garfunkel fans in the house? Anyway, Back to to the spice experiment. The other day, I came across some yummy marinated chicken shawarma in the fresh meats section at Trader Joe’s. This inspired me to create my own recipe for this flavorful dish. I didn’t have all of the spices that I needed on hand, and…

  • Hawaiian Plate Lunch
    Chicken,  Featured,  Hawaiian,  Recipe's,  Rice

    Hawaiian Plate Lunch

    This version of Hawaiian Plate Lunch consists of teriyaki grilled chicken, steamed rice and creamy macaroni salad. Yummy and Simple. I am so glad that spring is finally here after the crazy winter that we have had this year. It reminds me that Summer is right around the corner. And that means spending time with friends,outdoors, grilling. One of my summertime favorites is Hawaiian BBQ. A friend of mine ( Julie) and her husband E.T.(Samoan/Hawaiian) have a BBQ every year and there is never a shortage of yummy Hawaiian fare. Pans are overflowing with grilled chicken, beef ribs and kalua pork, grilled vegetables, bowls filled with Macaroni salad and potato…