Category: Chicken/Poultry

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November 15, 2012
Le Rouge Chicken with Roasted Fall Veggies

A few months ago I discovered “Label Rouge” chickens.  The Label Rouge program began in France in the 1960s, a movement led by Farmers to raise high quality farm chickens as poultry became more industrialized. Lucky we have access to these chickens right here in San Diego. The Farm is called Descanso Valley Ranch and […]

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October 20, 2012
Best Pan Fried Chicken Ever!

Are you a skeptic that chicken can be delicious? Well, let me convince you otherwise.  Forget about chicken’s reputation for being dry. I’m talking about juicy, tender, and tasty chicken. I have a lot of mouthwatering chicken recipes for you to try that will make you a believer. Once you learn the right cooking techniques […]

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July 4, 2012
Red Pepper Fettuccine

The highlight of my summer has been the co-sponsorship of Cooking with Melody in a newly opened Farmers Market in my neighborhood. It’s been incredible to have access to fresh produce, delicious food products and too see the great people in my community on a weekly basis. Farmers Markets are a growing trend and located […]

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November 18, 2011
Roasted Cornish Hens with Apricot Glaze

Thanksgiving is around the corner! Turkey is the staple centerpiece dish for our Thanksgiving feasts, but are you or any others in your family non-turkey lovers? I know the holiday doesn’t feel the same without a turkey to gather around, but why not another option for those that are not too fond of turkey? Or, […]

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October 28, 2011
Turkey Basil Burgers with Thousand Island Spread

Turkey Basil Burgers with Thousand Island Spread These Turkey Basil Burgers are juicy, moist and a healthier alternative to hamburgers. The easy to make thousand island spread, melted pepper jack cheese and creamy avocado give this burger a wow factor! You will love it! Ingredients 3 pounds lean ground turkey meat 2 cups finely chopped […]

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September 29, 2011
Turkey Meatloaf

I may be one of the few people that didn’t grow up eating meatloaf! The first time I made it, I thought “what a genius idea!” Throw a bunch of ingredients in a bowl, form a loaf, bake in the oven and walla! A hearty and tasty meal enough to feed any unexpected visitors with […]

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November 15, 2010
Garlic and Herb Brined Turkey with Lemon-Olive Oil Rub

Garlic and Herb Brined Turkey with Lemon-Olive Oil Rub Brining is the key to this incredibly moist and tender turkey. Be sure to have plenty of fresh rosemary and thyme on hand to create this simple yet flavorful turkey that will compliment any Thanksgiving dinner spread. Ingredients 1 (14 to 16 pound) turkey 3-4 whole […]

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July 12, 2010
Honey Mustard Herb Grilled Chicken

  Honey Mustard Herb Grilled Chicken This flavorful chicken is a perfect combination of sour and sweet flavors with a hint of fresh herbs. The recipe calls for ½ thick pieces of chicken breasts which is important in this recipe because it will really allow the flavors to sink into the chicken. Ingredients 3 pounds […]

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May 12, 2010
Turkey Pita Burgers

Turkey Pita Burgers These turkey burgers are delicious, light and healthy. The burger patty size is small, I serve 2-3 burgers per person with a side of mixed greens, sliced tomatoes and dijonaise sauce with warmed pita bread for everyone to assemble their own pita burgers. Ingredients 3 pounds lean ground turkey meat 1 ½ […]

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January 21, 2010
Chicken Cacciatore with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Chicken Cacciatore with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes This is the perfect Italian comfort food dish. The sauce has a nice balance of spice and sweetness. The roasted garlic mashed potatoes make it even better. Your family will love it! Ingredients 8 chicken thigh pieces with skins (You may use a whole chicken cut into 8 […]

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