Make Ahead

How To Cook Golden, Juicy Chicken Breast on the Stove — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)

There are as many variations on cooking chicken breast as there are cooks, and I'd say that is a very good thing, as it ensures we never grow tired of this dinner staple.

Pan-seared chicken breast, cooked in a little oil with salt and pepper and finished with a generous knob of butter, is the first way I learned to cook chicken and a technique I always go back to. The resulting chicken has a golden-crisp exterior with a still-juicy interior, and is just as welcome served with steamed vegetables as it is atop creamy Alfredo pasta.

READ MORE »

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Overnight Oats — Tips from The Kitchn

(Image credit: Karen Biton-Cohen)

It's hard not to love the convenience of overnight oats. Stir oats and milk together in a bowl or a jar, let them hang out together while you sleep, and come morning you have a hearty, satisfying breakfast waiting for you. Yes, it's as simple as it sounds, but there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure your morning oats are as creamy and comforting as possible before you run out the door. Here are five mistakes to avoid.

READ MORE »

Recipe: Easy Bruschetta Chicken — Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)

In the hierarchy of appetizers you will find bruschetta, with it's juicy chopped tomatoes, sweet basil, and pop of tangy balsamic, firmly planted at the top of my list — especially now when near-perfect summer tomatoes are still hanging around. Bruschetta is far too good to be reserved for appetizers alone, which is why I'm adding it to my meal plan to give an otherwise boring chicken dinner a big upgrade. It's a meal that's easy enough to tackle on those nights you don't really feel like cooking.

READ MORE »

Recipe: Crunchy Cabbage & Peanut Slaw — Quick and Easy Vegetarian Dinners

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)

This deceptively simple mix of cabbage, peanuts, and rice vinegar with oil is one of the easiest ways to round out a meal. It's all in how you cut the cabbage: the mix is light and feathery yet satisfying at the same time. This is my attempt to imitate it, and it's also a basic element in one of my favorite meals for a crowd, slow cooker hoisin pork wraps.

READ MORE »

Recipe: Easy One-Pot Chicken Taco Soup — Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)

Ready for a Taco Tuesday reboot? Loaded with juicy shreds of chicken, hearty black beans, and sweet corn, all swimming in a smoky, spiced broth, this chicken taco soup recipe is one you're going to want to keep close by through the fall and beyond. Clocking in at about 30 minutes, this soup is definitely weeknight-friendly and just what to eat when you want big flavor without a ton time.

READ MORE »

Slow-Cooked Hoisin and Ginger Pork Wraps with Peanut Slaw — Quick and Easy Weeknight Dinners

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)

This recipe very handily fed almost a dozen people at a recent weekend get-together; there were even leftovers. It's also a very easy and delicious recipe with terrific flavor. And yet it takes less than half an hour to put it all together. Perfect menu for company!

READ MORE »

Text Box 1

Enter Text Here

November 2017
M T W T F S S
« Oct    
 12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930  

Text Box 2

Insert Test Text Here
Powered by WordPress All Content Copyright © chadjohannesen.com My Perspective, Tips, Advice, and Things I Find Interesting
Theme created with SpiderWeb Press™.