Chicken Tortilla Soup

A chicken tortilla soup that uses ground up corn tortillas as a thickening agent leaving you with a slightly velvety soup full of a range of flavors typically associated with tex-mex cuisine: lime juice, jalapeño, tomatoes, garlic, and chili powder.  Be sure to use corn tortillas if you are looking to make a gluten free…

Chicken Parmesan

I have not made this dish in years, but chicken parmesan was a childhood favorite of mine.  I decided to place a bed of spinach at the bottom of my parmesan – changing things up a bit, and making up for some of the less healthy aspects of this dish.  It turned out terrifically.  The…

Rosemary Parmesan Orecchiette

A couple of years ago my Aunt Kathy made a similar dish to this one – which I just loved.  Rosemary, pasta, and cheese: definitely, some of my favorites.  She said that she found the recipe in Martha Stewart Living, but a few weeks later, when I looked for it online, I could not find…

Chicken Pho – Simplified

With the wind-chill values hitting the negatives today I thought it would be a great time to break out the chicken soup recipes – I tend to think of Chicken Pho as a more elaborate, spiced version of chicken soup.  My home-cooked Pho tends to be a more simplified take on the more traditional pho…

Pepián

Pepián de Pollo is a Guatemalan dish that I have always been fond of, in fact, it might be my favorite Guatemalan dish to date.  Cooking Pepián is similar to making a Mexican Mole, except, instead of a cocoa base, the sauce is built up around pepitas or pumpkin seeds.  Pepián blends together a combination of…