Friday, May 29, 2009

Recipe #1 of the Great Chicken Experiment 2009

Crispy Onion Chicken

1/2 butter, melted
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 teaspoon ground mustard
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 can (6oz) french fried onion, crushed
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves

1. In a shallow bowl, combine the butter, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic salt and pepper. In another shallow bowl, add 1/2 cup french fried onions. Dip the chicken in the butter mixture, then coat with onions.

2. Place in greased 9 inch square baking pan. Top with remaining onions; drizzle with any remaining butter mixture. Bake , uncovered, at 350 for 30-35 minutes or until juices run clear.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

The great summer chicken experiment of 2009

I recently bought a chicken cook book. As it sounds it has only chicken recipes in it...we eat a lot of chicken.

I told Mallory to go through the cookbook and mark all the recipes she thought sounded and looked good. I love this cookbook because it has a picture of every recipe...very helpful to someone like me.

Anyway, she picked about 15 recipes and we will be trying most of them this summer. She decided that we would go to the list after we tried them and mark if we liked them or not. :) means we love it. :( means we hate it and :| means meh, we didn't love it or hate it.

I've made two so far. The first one got a hearty "meh" from everyone! It was OK but not great. I probably won't be making it again. The second one got a huge :) "YUMMMM" from everyone. It was grilled chicken and it was so good, it was a keeper!

I will try to get the recipes posted later, hopefully by tomorrow. I will try to post the recipes and results as we go along.

Monday, May 04, 2009


"Would you" you asked
and I said yes.
First touch, first kiss
turning to heat
burning us with fire

"Will you" you asked
and I said I do.
Butterflies and heat
turning to steel.

"Are you" you asked
and I said I'm positive.
New butterflies
bringing joy and fear
and love.