Chicken Piccata (Chicken with Lemon-Caper Sauce)

I bought a bag of lemons and was planning on making lemon squares.  I found out that I was missing some ingredients so I made this dish instead.  This dish has two of my favorite ingredients, chicken and capers.  The zing from the lemon and capers just brightens this dish. Ingredients 1 lb. chicken breasts… Continue reading Chicken Piccata (Chicken with Lemon-Caper Sauce)

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Crispy Roast Pork

My husband, like most men, is a big meat and potatoes guy.  If he could get away with it, lunch and dinner should always have a meat dish. One time when we went to a Filipino restaurant, he tried deep fried pork hock dish called “Crispy Pata” and he loved it.  He love the crispy… Continue reading Crispy Roast Pork

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Spinach and Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

All the three main ingredients in this dish are my favorites.  They are staples in our kitchen.  Putting them together in one dish is like a dream for me. Spinach is one vegetable that I love very much. Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), manganese, folate,… Continue reading Spinach and Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast

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Short Rib Soup with Daikon and Noodles

It is already May but here in the Midwest it is still cold.  As a matter of fact, it snowed / hailed last Sunday.  We can have a taste of all four seasons in one day. Weird weather, hahaha. When the weather is cold, it is nice to have some hearty soups. Enjoy this short… Continue reading Short Rib Soup with Daikon and Noodles

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Chicken Tikka Masala

My husband and I are not Indian food fans but this Indian dish is not like any of them.  It is slightly spicy but also creamy at the same time. The herbs in this dish is a good source of minerals like potassium, calcium, manganese, iron, and magnesium. It is also rich in many vital vitamins,… Continue reading Chicken Tikka Masala

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Baked Five Spice Chicken

I have always expressed my love for chicken and Five Spice powder.  If I can’t think of anything to fix,  I just whip up something with either one of these two ingredients. Chinese five-spice is made up of cloves, anise, star anise, cinnamon and ginger.  It can also be purchased in a small bottle from… Continue reading Baked Five Spice Chicken

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Citrus Chicken Teriyaki

Don’t you have days when you wonder how much sugar you are taking? I am not really a big dessert eater and I don’t use refined sugar on my oat bran every morning.  But my husband noticed that I have a thing for slightly sweet savory dishes. I must admit that I put a teaspoon… Continue reading Citrus Chicken Teriyaki

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