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  • GT Fish and Oyster Restuarant
    Brunch it out this weekend at GT's Fish and Oyster Restaurant
    Chicago is rarely short on folks wanting good food to eat. Appetites are worked up with all the busy goings on like work of course, crazy workouts like jogging in the snow at 4:30 in the morning in a snow suit or burning calories like you are...
  • Delicious and easy chicken casserole recipe with crunchy topping
    Delicious and easy chicken casserole recipe with crunchy topping
    This chicken casserole recipe was a staple in the 70s – a comfort recipe like no other! The sauce is yummy, the chicken and rice are delicious, then top it all off with those crunchy chow mien noodles – this is pure yum! The perfect...
  • Crockpot Chronicles: Creamy Creole Chicken
    Crockpot Chronicles: Creamy Creole Chicken
    Hot sauce. It seems everywhere you look nowadays everyone is either making hot sauce, promoting hot sauce, or eating hot sauce (hell I do all three) but not everyone can handle the fire that the indie hot sauce man is sportin’. Using a...
  • How to make a white country gravy recipe with sausage or chicken plus bacon
    How to make a white country gravy recipe with sausage or chicken plus bacon
    When you grow up in diner culture like I did, learning how to make gravy for biscuits just comes with the territory. Primarily the fear with gravy, even a simple gravy recipe made from bacon, sausage, and milk, seems to be a fear of lumps.There...
  • From Fusion Asiana: Shredded Chicken Fried Rice
    From Fusion Asiana: Shredded Chicken Fried Rice
    When it comes to Chinese food, almost everyone loves fried rice. Chinese restaurants love the fact people adore fried rice as it has a great profit margin since it is usually made with leftover ingredients. Though fried rice is often one of many...
  • Savoring the Southwest: Bee Stung Chipotle Grilled Chicken
    Savoring the Southwest: Bee Stung Chipotle Grilled Chicken
    When it comes to the authentic food of the great American Southwest, people often marvel at the fact many of our dishes have a slight natural sweetness to them. The secret we use is simple and natural. We use bee vomit. Huh? Yes, we use bee vomit ...
  • Take a chicken shortcut to Cacciaore the easy way
    Take a chicken shortcut to Cacciaore the easy way
    For years I had guilt because, back in the days before I got interested in cooking, I would get any brand of prepared marinara sauce I liked at the time and just pour it over chicken pieces and bake it. If you use a good sauce it will taste good....
  • Fusion Asiana: Chicken Teriyaki Stuffed Sweet Red Peppers
    Fusion Asiana: Chicken Teriyaki Stuffed Sweet Red Peppers
    When I was growing up one of the favorite dinners my mother would make was stuffed peppers, so for me stuffed peppers represent "comfort food." Of course depending on what you stuff the peppers with, they can also be quite nutritious as...
  • Spice Up Your Life with Baja Broasted Chicken
    Spice Up Your Life with Baja Broasted Chicken
    I am sure some of you are looking at the title and saying to yourself, "what is broasted chicken?" Logical question. It is a method of cooking which incorporates both "roasting" and "broiling." It was a rather popular...
  • Chicken pot pie with biscuit topping
    The best recipes of 2014
    Here are some of the very best recipes we discovered last year, from the featured chicken pot pie, to two shrimp stir fries, to chicken thigh recipes and two kinds of cookies. None of this is very difficult and all of them are delicious.
  • From Fusion Asiana: How to Split a Chicken (Warning: Very graphic pictures)
    From Fusion Asiana: How to Split a Chicken (Warning: Very graphic pictures)
    It is that time of the year when roasting a chicken becomes a dinner favorite. Aside from the fact roasted chicken is delicious, the heat of the oven also heats up the house. You get dinner and you get to be comfortable at the same time! So, what...
  • Marinade, Brine and Dry Rub Spices
    Marinade this…..
    If someone were to ask you the difference between a marinade and a brine, would you know the answer? If so, do you have a basic idea of how to accomplish either of these methods? What about a rub and it’s ingredients? Don’t have a clue...
  • Fruited Chicken and Rice Salad for a Crowd
    Fruited Chicken and Rice Salad for a Crowd
    Having a crowd for a hearty lunch or a casual dinner while you watch a play-off football game? This recipe is a perfect choice. It can be made as is or pared down for a smaller gathering.Layer the salad fixings atop a bed of baby spinach or...
  • Chicken that's "mustard baked"
    Chicken that is "mustard-baked"
    When you bake chicken, do you find yourself preparing it pretty much the same way each time? You may be thinking of a new way to liven up regular baked chicken and have run out of ideas. Let's look at a twist on making baked chicken different....
  • Chicken Salad Sandwich in a Pita Pocket
    Chicken Salad Sandwich in a Pita Pocket
    This time of year there are plenty of leftovers looking to be used in a delectable new meal. Left over chicken works great in this sandwich recipe. A store-bought rotisserie chicken makes this a fast and easy meal, too.Add a side of kettle-cooked...