125 Best Chicken Recipes

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I will admit it.  I love chicken.  That is why I was excited to check out 125 Best Chicken Recipes.  I like to change up how I make chicken, and this cookbook allowed me to do that!

Whether using a skillet, frying pan, oven or grill, most of these recipes can be prepared in 20 to 30 minutes. With just a few ingredients, chicken happily takes up flavors from all parts of the globe, whether it’s Coq au Vin from Europe or the savory curry flavors of Easy Tandoori from India.  Here  are a few of the recipes you can find:

Woks, Wings and Wraps

  • Burmese Chicken Thighs, Tex-Mex Wings, Roasted Chicken Fajitas

Substantial Soups

  • Chicken Cheese Chowder, Hot and Sour Soup

Satisfying Salads

  • Curried Chicken and Pasta Salad, Thai Chicken Noodle Salad, Chicken Caesar

Oven Roasting and Broiling

  • Orange-Rosemary Glazed Chicken Breasts

Sautées and Skillet Suppers

  • Quick Coq au Vin, Braised Chicken with New Potatoes and Peas

Pasta and Rice

  • Mediterranean Pasta, Penne with Herbed Chicken Sauce

Great Grills

  • Gremolata Grilled Chicken, Chicken and Summer Fruit Kabobs.

This book features a complete menu as well as helpful make-ahead tips and shopping suggestions for each recipe.  Everyone will want to eat chicken in your kitchen!

 

125 Best Casseroles and One-Pot Meals

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125 Best Casseroles and One-Pot Meals is one of my favorite cookbooks.  Casseroles and one-pot meals are the ideal solution for busy home cooks who want wonderful food with a minimum of fuss and maximum taste. Convenience, easy preparation, economy and portability make this method of cooking perfect for today’s busy lifestyles.  I know I am running most nights after school getting the kids everywhere they need to be.   Many of these recipes you can actually make ahead too!  This cookbook includes big casseroles to delight a number of friends or to freeze in small amounts for future family meals, to long-simmering stews that will warm and comfort all on cold winter nights. The skillet meals range from small and quick dinners and stir-fries that are easy for novice cooks to elegant dishes that are entertaining worthy.  Here are a few of the recipes that can be found:

Pasta

  • Baked Tortellini with Three Cheeses, Quick Mushroom-Beef Lasagna, Chicken and Shrimp Pad Thai, Pasta E Fagioli Casserole

Chicken and Turkey

  • Honey-Curried Chicken and Apricots, Individual Chicken Pot Pies, Quick Cassoulet, Turkey and Corn Enchiladas

Beef and Veal

  • Meatball Stroganoff, Osso Buco-Style Braised Veal, Skillet Shepherd’s Pie, Indian Corn Stew, Classic Cabbage Rolls

Lamb, Fish and Seafood

  • Braised Lamb Shanks with Olives, Grilled Eggplant Moussaka, Salmon and Potato Strata, Seafood and Broccoli Lasagna

Vegetarian

  • Garden Paella, Confetti Corn and Chili Pie, Squash and Bean Stew with Chipotle Cream, Roasted Summer Vegetable Lasagna.

I recommend getting your hands on 125 Best Casseroles and One-Pot Meals!

250 Best Meals in a Mug: Delicious Homemade Microwave Meals in Minutes

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Meals in a mug are a perfect solution for solo dining, and they’re also quick and easy options for busy people. And they are a convenient and budget-friendly way to eat delicious and healthy meals.  That is why 250 Best Meals in a Mug: Delicious Homemade Microwave Meals in Minutes is a must have cookbook.

These perfect individual portion sized recipes cover morning breakfast to late afternoon snacks and satisfying suppers with just a quick trip to the microwave which speedily omits hours of stovetop simmering and/or baking.  This is great also when you don’t want to be short order cook to the one picky eater in your home.   A few of the recipes you can find in here:

Super-Fast and Easy Recipes

  • Mushroom Barley Soup, Broccoli Basil Soup, Apple Pancake Puff, Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Mix, Cheese Fondue

Breakfast

  • Banana Bread, Almond Flour Muffin, Green Onion Bread, Zucchini Bread, Apple Cinnamon Bread, Boston Brown Bread

Soups, Stews and Chilis

  • Loaded Baked Potato Soup, Quinoa Minestrone, Miso and Mushroom Soup, Poblano White Chili, Koshari, Red Clam Chowder

Meatless Main Dishes

  • Eggplant Parmesan Mug, Green Chile Quesadilla Mug, Chickpea Potato Masala, Curried Lentils with Yogurt and Tortilla, Korean Pajeon

Meat, Poultry and Seafood Main Dishes

  • Philly Cheesesteak Mug, Cauliflower and Ham Gratin, Shrimp with Roasted Peppers and Feta, Shepherd’s Pie, Teriyaki Salmon

Dessert

  • Sugar Cookie, Chocolate Fudge Cake, Blueberry Dumpling, Bananas Foster, Lemon Pudding Cake, Butterscotch Blondie, Panna Cotta.

There is truly something in here for everybody!