Fried whole butterflied chicken

Time flies when you have fun but time really does not fly when you are doing a kitchen remodel! It took us a good 6 weeks to be back to normal but now I can finally enjoy my gourmet kitchen and don’t have to worry about remodeling for a while. My next recipe hopefully will…

Creamy Chicken Pasta Bake

No stories from the “field” today, live is busy with work, garden stuff and just hanging with friends and the occasional dinner that is cooked from scratch like this awesome Chicken Pasta Bake. Its one of those dishes I like to start making on a Friday night when its not hectic and can make a…

Jambalaya

And here we go again, I don’t think it was the first power outage we had this year, but they always sting a little bit more in winter, when its cold, rainy and dark and you can’t just sit outside, drink beer, BBQ, enjoy the night and then go to bed. No instead we are huddled…

Spicy Chicken and Chorizo Stew/Soup

So I am reading the beginning of David Lebowitz’s book “The sweet life in Paris” and he is reflecting on the Moment he became “Parisian”. Listing a couple of Parisian life episodes where every American would have rolled their eyes or be in awe about the situation  (like a bank not having change or running into your Dr.’s…