Category Archive: Oven/Roast

Oven Fried Chicken Breasts and Nuggets

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I have tried many oven fried chicken recipes over the years but my family always wants me to go back to this cornflake crumb recipe. The cornflake crumbs give the chicken a golden brown color without the added fat you find in packaged mixes from the store. It has a nice balance of flavor with paprika, …

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Chicken Bundles


Continuing with this weeks theme of comfort food I have to include these delicious little chicken bundles. Cream cheese, garlic and herb cheese, onion and herbs de Provence are mixed with diced cooked chicken and baked all bundled up in crescent dough until golden brown. This is a down home winner that makes everyone smile when they come to …

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Cheesy Chicken & Spinach Shells

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Each jumbo pasta shell is stuffed with chicken and spinach combined with the smooth ricotta, mozzarella and parmigiano-reggiano cheese, smothered in tomato sauce with more  mozzarella cheese melted over the top.  The layering of three types of cheese creates a creamy texture with every bite.  With recipes like this you won’t feel the least bit deprived. I prefer to use marinara or spaghetti sauce which adds more …

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Quick Chicken Cordon Bleu

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When this recipe showed up in my e-mail and I saw the picture I had to make it. Oh the power of suggestion! This recipe did not disappoint. I love the concept of taking a complicated, time consuming recipe and making it easy, when the flavor is still amazing. As I often do, I doubled this recipe  in hopes of …

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Kabocha Squash At The Farmer’s Market


What a privilege it is to live in Northern California and have access to the farmer’s market year round. I am even more fortunate to have an organic farmer’s market within two miles from my home, rain or shine every Tuesday.  We have had more “rain” than “shine” as of late. I kept seeing this squash called kabocha show up …

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