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Simple Chicken Curry

By Heather Solos | July 11, 2007

Heather says: This may not be the most traditional curry recipe available on the ‘net, but the kids love this mild version. My husband and I find it a pleasant change from our usual repertoire. It is also easily adapted to a kosher diet by substituting cultured soy for the sour cream. However, I have…

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…

Pineapple Grilled Chicken

By Heather Solos | May 14, 2009

Heather says: I have friends who won’t touch bone-in chicken. I’ll admit it, I’m not a huge fan of leq quarters. What I am a fan of is any marinade that makes cheap chicken enjoyable. Short and sweet, this one does the trick. Ingredients: 10oz canned pineapple in its juice (about 1/2 a can) 1/2…

This recipe for garlic and brown sugar chicken is a family favorite. The chicken recipe is simple enough for a weeknight and makes a budget-friendly meal.

Chicken With Caramelized Garlic and Brown Sugar Glaze

By Heather Solos | September 30, 2009

Simple garlic and brown sugar glaze recipe for chicken parts, such as legs and thighs or a cut up chicken.

Grilled Chicken Burritos / Chimichangas

By Heather Solos | June 13, 2011

Heather says: This method is probably only useful if you have a propane grill. I wouldn’t want to go through the trouble of lighting a charcoal grill just to grill these chicken burritos for a few moments. However it is well worth wandering outside to slap these on a gas grill or even inside on…

Chicken Marsala

By Heather Solos | December 9, 2010

Heather says: There’s a rule of thumb when cooking dishes that involve wine: don’t use anything you wouldn’t drink. What if you don’t drink wine or what if you just don’t like the kind of wine called for in a recipe? I know if you look at my wine rack, you’ll usually only find cab,…

How to Cut Up a Whole Chicken, a Knife Skills Tutorial

By Heather Solos | July 6, 2010

Heather says: Why would anyone want to cut up a whole chicken? It’s a useful skill to have, I tend to buy whatever is on sale and if whole chickens are on sale that week, then I load up. By buying a whole chicken, I have not restricted myself to one form of cooking or…

Chicken Wings in the Oven

By Heather Solos | March 22, 2014

Dear Home Ec 101, I am having a dinner party and I want to have chicken wings as part of the meal. How long should I bake them for to make them taste perfectly tender? Signed, Winging it in Wyndham Heather says: Actually I have a couple of answers for you depending on how you…

How to Butterfly or Spatchcock a Chicken

By Heather Solos | January 26, 2011

Heather says: Did you know there’s a way to increase the amount of crisp skin on your chicken while decreasing the cook time? I tell the truth, you just use a five minute technique called Spatchcocking -that sounds dirty, doesn’t it?- or butterflying and you’ll greatly increase the surface area of your roast chicken. Not…

Crockpot Friendly Sticky Chicken Recipe

By Heather Solos | August 18, 2015

Heather says I honestly don’t know why this recipe is called “sticky chicken”, I have the feeling it is a recipe that has evolved over the years and doesn’t exactly resemble its origins or maybe it was a family nickname. This recipe for chicken in the crockpot was a favorite on a message board I frequented…



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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