Category Archives: chicken

Non-boring Salad: Haole Bánh Mì Salad

There is nothing not to like about this salad. For starters, it’s a meaty, spicy, non-wimpy salad — if you like Sriracha and you have a Weber, you are obliged to like this. Second, it’s a lightning fast recipe — … Continue reading

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Three Bay Leaf Jambalaya

I have this theory that a nation feels most secure when it has one big threat, one big boogey man to focus on to take its collective mind off of all of the little ankle-biters out there. The word has … Continue reading

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Mango Chutney

We have this combo that never fails to come out perfect. I’m thinking they all originally came from the Colorado Collage cookbook, from the Denver Junior League, or maybe just two out of the three did. But they work together … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup with Cheddar Scones …

… that’s really more of a stew than a soup. Actually, it’s more of a casserole, except that it’s not baked, in that it could almost be eaten with a fork. In fact, in the original recipe, it called for … Continue reading

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Super-quick non-recipe Coq au Vin

I knew I had all of the ingredients for coq au vin, but I wasn’t sure how much time I had to get it ready before M. got home. And I knew we had about seven different recipes for it, … Continue reading

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Mango Chutney Chicken and Friends

This one takes about an hour, but the chicken has about three seconds of hands-on time, so you have time to make the rice and clean up while it’s in the oven. The grilled tomatoes can go in with the … Continue reading

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Not quite winter yet: Smacked Flat Chicken with Clementine Salsa

Not quite winter yet, so not ready for heavy stews and soups and roasts. But too cold and wet to go stand out by the grill. Need a good transition meal, and with winter citrus readily available, a clementine salsa … Continue reading

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Georgia is the "peachtree" state?

Everyone knows the best peaches are grown on Colorado’s western slope. There’s something about the high altitude sun. (The whole state nickname thing always cracks me up. Georgia produces around 40 tons of peaches per year, while their neighbor South … Continue reading

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Spice, Spice, Baby

As a Gaelic, haolie, druid of sorts, I have to be careful with any spice that packs a whollop. My people consider a shake of black pepper on a boiled potato to be getting crazy with the spices. For as … Continue reading

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Mango Chicken Chutney

It’s no longer winter soup and stew season, but maybe it’s not quite summer grilling season. What to do, what to do…? How about going with some Indian spice until you’re ready to fire up the Weber? This one takes … Continue reading

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