Everyday or Holiday Chicken Recipe

Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

I think you know by now I am passionate about cooking... it is such a creative outlet...and then y0u get to eat it!  I love recipes that are good for everyday or holiday chicken recipe. Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomato with Cream Sauce Warning, we have not had sun in almost a week and the photo […]

Grilled Thai Chicken With Dipping Sauce

Thai Grilled Chicken Thighs with Dipping Sauce

I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend and kept our veterans in their hearts. We started up our grill and christened it with Grilled Thai Chicken Thighs with Dipping Sauce. A very easy, yet,  flavorful dish.  Last week another Thai dish was shared: Thai dish: Thai Chicken Wraps with Thai Vegetable Stir Fry. It was a […]

Thai Chicken Wraps with Thai Vegetable Stir Fry

Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Do you ever get in a groove with making different ethnic dishes?   The last few weeks I've made several Chinese dishes, here and here.  Last week I  headed South from China and landed in Thailand (in my palate anyways)! I love the freshness that Thai cuisine provides. Being a lover of lettuce wraps I decided […]

Asian Peanut Noodles with Chicken

Asian Chicken Peanut Noodles

The weather has been so beautiful lately, and I've been spending every moment I can in my garden. There's so much been going on at the Charmer.  The deck is almost finished, the master bedroom remodel is in process, the kitchen is getting  a cottage updo and the bathroom has two paint samples on it. […]

The Best Healthy Oven Fried Chicken

Oven Fried Chicken

Hello Everyone! A favorite meal at the Charmer House is Fried Chicken but not the deep oil fried version!  In 1996 I found a recipe that turned out to be The Best Healthy Oven Fried Chicken in Cooking Light Magazine. It seems I've always been on a diet my whole  life, but a true test […]

Slow Cooker Chicken a la Criolla

Slow Cooker Chicken a la Criolla

You might not know it, but I love Latin food. So when I find a new recipe that I can make in my slow cooker - well I just couldn't find a reason not to.  Slow Cooker Chicken a la Criolla had me at hello. It has such great flavor and is healthy too. There […]

Five Spice Roasted Chicken Legs and Asian Cauliflower

chicken and cauliflower

Smiles Everyone, It's time... It was time in January, It was time in February, and it is definitely time now!!!! The time for me to get serious, about losing weight. I  found myself last summer, for the first time, not wearing shorts, I found myself  "avoiding' seeing people I knew. I found myself not wanting […]

My Favorite Roasted Chicken


    One of my most favorite meals is Roasted Chicken. It is an easy weekday meal, as well as an elegant Sunday dinner! It is also consistently delicious. I have been making this recipe for years.  Please try it, I believe you will love it as much as I do!   One 2- to […]