Sweet tea, sweet corn, mashed ‘taters & fried chicken. That was a traditional Sunday dinner for me growing up. Nothing fancy, nothing you couldn’t pronounce and nothing left over. I couldn’t wait to go to Granny’s house on Sunday’s just to eat ’til my belly popped.
I was about 10 years old when Granny taught me the secret to her fried chicken. Again, nothing fancy – but maybe a little unique. Granny’s secret fried chicken recipe used pancake flour. Aunt Jemima’s pancake flour to be exact. Continue reading
Nothing beats a warm bowl of delicious chicken soup to comfort you after a tiring day. This Greek Lemon Chicken Soup Recipe adds a nice twist to our old-fashioned favorite soup. It’s so easy to prepare and everyone in the family will surely love and add it to their list of favorite comfort food.
It was ten years ago almost that this recipe walked through my door. It was in one of those pans that you just throw away. It was brought to my door as a friendly gesture. I had just had a baby and one of my friends Meigan had made me dinner. She warned me that this would be the best chicken I had ever eaten. I looked a the chicken it looked good enough but I wasn’t sure it was love at first site. I was tired and I was hungry but most importantly I was grateful that I had a friend who made me dinner and grabbed my son so I could have something called a shower. I took both with a new found appreciation. I have to say she was right. I asked her how she made this treat and she just laughed and said, “You are not going to believe this it takes five minutes to prepare.” This my friends was as sweet as a sound as my sleeping baby who only like to sleep for one hour and 42 minutes at a time.
One pot or roasting pan
Two large Sweet potatoes
One large onion
Three or four tomatoes
1/4 stick of butter
and I add the garlic my husband is Italian nothing in our house is without garlic 🙂
Wash the chicken not with soap. Just run it through some water and pat it dry with a paper towel.
Place it in the pot with the breast sticking up
Place the butter on the the top of the skin with a brush
Wash the sweet potato
Then puncture it with a fork
Finally cut the onion in half than quarter
Now place everything in the pan
Set the oven for 350 degrees and cook until the internal temperature is 165 degree. It usually takes about 2 hours.
This is my one pot slam dunk chicken recipe. ENJOY!
One Pot Chicken Recipe
I have so much to say about my life and how this recipe fell into it. I am a huge fan of cranberry sauce in fact I have to eat it every time I have turkey or chicken. I used to wait until the kids went to bed so I didn’t have to share. I soon realized they knew what was going on and would not go to bed until I shared. I am serious my littlest asked for the purple sauce. Like many of you I have a picky eater. I mean three picky eaters. I would like to state for the record that is rude to give someone three picky kids. I found a way to get them all to eat a meal. The best part is this is a freezer to crockpot meal
crockpot cranberry chicken recipe
This is simple and tasty and prep is done in five minute. This is a recipe kids can make .
4-6 Chicken Breasts
1 can of Cranberry Sauce (I like Whole Berry best for this recipe)
8 oz of French Dressing
1 packet of Lipton Onion Soup Mix
I snuck in some fresh garlic just because!
Label your freezer bag with the recipe name crockpot cranberry chicken recipe
You will need to combine the Chicken, Cranberry Sauce, French Dressing and Onion Soup Mix in a Gallon Freezer Ziplock Bag. Once you have closed the bag then take your hands and knead all the ingredients to coat the chicken breast.
You will thaw this and then cook it for 4-6 hours. If you chose not to freeze than cook for 4-6 hours in the slow cookers.
Pour in 8oz of French dressing on top of the 4-6 breast of chicken
“Y’aint country if you don’t bleed chicken’ and dumplin’s.” That’s what my great great grandmother, Lelia, would tell anyone – come here or born here. Chicken and dumplings is one of those traditional meals you see at many Sunday suppers. I’ve known people to get divorced over chicken and dumplings – that’s how serious this dish is ’round these parts.
Can you see my roots coming through? LOL
Chicken and dumplings is a country staple, no matter how it’s made. Some folks boil the chicken, others roast it. Some folks like their dumplings thick, others want ’em thin and slippery. I’m going to tell you how I make roast chicken and thin slippery dumplings. The dumplings themselves are a family recipe – I cook the chicken the way I’ve found to produce the most juice/flavor for the dumplings.