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Retro Saturday: Caramelized Garlic Chicken

By Heather Solos | September 6, 2008

Retro Saturday gives us a chance to share a post from the past and spend time with our families. Heather says: This dish is simple and very kid friendly, but is unlikely to recieve approval from either Weight Watchers™ or the Surgeon General. Carmelized Garlic Chicken 1 stick butter 4 garlic cloves – minced or…

Chicken Fingers, Oven Fried

By Heather Solos | July 7, 2007

Heather says: Homemade chicken fingers are a cinch to make, typically a hit with kids, and leftovers are great to liven up a salad. Easy Chicken Finger Recipe Ingredients 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 cup crumbs (bread, cracker, or unsweetened cereal) 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp paprika 1/2…

How to Roast Chicken

By Heather Solos | March 16, 2007

Heather says: Here at Home Ec 101 we get a lot of questions on how to stretch those grocery dollars. One of my personal favorites is to buy a whole chicken. You can get a lot of bang for your buck with one of these, just make sure you don’t buy one injected with anything…

Chicken Gumbo

By Heather Solos | October 6, 2011

Heather says: It’s fall and it’s finally cool enough to switch from salads back to soups and stews and I’ve been waiting for months to make this recipe for chicken gumbo. This recipe is a good use for those cheap leg quarters I mention from time to time. This version of chicken gumbo calls for…

Chicken Pot Pie Recipe: Fearless Friday

By Heather Solos | May 22, 2009

Heather says: My husband is always asking for chicken pot pie and I realized my avoidance is part of some bizarre personal boundary. (It has to do with the amount of work for a meal in relation to my own general enjoyment). So, both today and next week’s Fearless Friday are about me getting over…

What Kind of Chicken Should I Buy?

By Heather Solos | March 19, 2012

Heather says: There is an older post (and yes, I really need to retake the pictures) on How to Roast a Chicken here on Home-Ec 101. Over the weekend a commenter asked “What kind of chicken should I buy?” To be very clear, we’re talking about different kinds of chicken for cooking, not different kinds…

Chicken Picante

By Heather Solos | March 11, 2008

Heather says: Way back, a hundred years ago, I used to work for a Spanish restaurant. Yes, Spanish as in Spain. One of our top selling lunch dishes was very simple and not exactly Spanish, it was a variation on fettuccine Alfredo with chicken and sweet peppers. My husband requested this dish so often that…

This ain’t your grandma’s chicken salad

By Heather Solos | June 20, 2007

Dear Home Ec 101: What’s the best way to cook chicken if you are going to use it in chicken salad? The only ways I know how to cook it- baked, roasted, grilled- don’t seem right for that kind of use. Thanks! ~ Cluckin’ Clueless Heather says: I use each of the methods you list…

Chicken and Dumplings

By Heather Solos | November 6, 2012

Heather says: This recipe for chicken and rolled dumplings is my riff on the Lee Bros version which can be found in The Lee Bros. Southern Cookbook. I love their recipes and while I think their idea for sweet potato dumplings sounds intriguing, I chose to go with classic rolled dumplings. Many people include shortening…

Southern Fried Chicken

By Heather Solos | September 11, 2009

Click to skip the narrative and get to the recipe. Heather says: Fried chicken doesn’t sound fearless, does it? You must remember, Home Eccers, that I live in a part of the country where grown men will fight over whose Meemaw had the best recipe for any number of meals. For that reason, I have…



3 Comments

  1. ajacksonmom on August 1, 2011 at 5:55 pm

    @HeatherSolos Thanks so much! They look delicious!

  2. HeatherSolos on August 1, 2011 at 5:50 pm

    @ajacksonmom That sounds wonderful. I just use this technique for dumplings: http://www.home-ec101.com/how-to-make-drop-dumplings/ and drop them into a regular chicken soup

  3. ajacksonmom on August 1, 2011 at 5:42 pm

    We love your chicken pot pie! Thank you for the recipe!! Do you have a chicken and dumplings recipe?

    Small addition to the pot pie: I’ve been adding one boiled egg and one small or med. sized red potato boiled and cut up. Yum!

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