Tag Archives: Chicken

Homemade Chicken Stock, Two Easy Ways

Homemade Chicken Stock, Two Easy Ways

Store bought chicken stock is one of those products which really irks me.  Even the seemingly good quality ones (organic, free range, low sodium, etc.) have long ingredient lists which include things like “natural chicken flavor” (shouldn’t the flavor come from the chicken itself??).  But somehow making homemade stock always seemed like so much effort!Read More

Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders

Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders

Since we started introducing solid foods to the munchkin about a year ago, she has pretty much been a vegetarian.  She was quick to like fruits, grains, dairy, and even eggs, but somehow none of the ways I prepared meat seemed to work for her.  Until I found this recipe for Chicken Teriyaki, which sheRead More

Chicken Teriyaki

Chicken Teriyaki

In the past, one of my favorite cooking shortcuts was to pour a store-bought marinade over some meat and cook it up.  These marinades were always super-tasty and easy to have on hand, turning some chicken breasts from the freezer into an easy weeknight meal.  Unfortunately, the more I become obsessed with reading ingredient lists, theRead More

Chicken Piccata with Pasta and Arugula Salad

Chicken Piccata with Pasta and Arugula Salad

When I was trying to decide what to call this blog, the first thing that came to my mind was “The Lazy Chef.”  This is because I am constantly looking for short cuts, taking the most simple recipes and making them even simpler.  Sometime I find easier ways of doing things that don’t compromise theRead More

Lemon Oregano Chicken and Vinaigrette

Chicken breasts are one of those foods that are healthy and convenient, but often boring and repetitive.  So one night when we were going to have chicken salads for dinner, I looked for a new way to add flavor that wouldn’t be too difficult.  My first stops for dinner recipes are generally Epicurious and theRead More