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Chicken, Mushrooms, and Peppers. Oh My!

By Heather Solos | March 8, 2008

Heather says: I love this simple chicken cooked with herbs mushroom, onions, and bell pepper. Use the baking time to prepare a salad or grab a book, hide in the kitchen, and rattle some dishes every now and then for some peace. No one will know you weren’t busy the whole time. Print the grocery…

Buffalo Chicken Dip

By Heather Solos | August 2, 2015

 Heather says: Buffalo chicken dip is a favorite around here. It’s also ridiculously simple and worth knowing how to make in case you’re ever invited to a sportsball  potluck type event. Go team go. I’ve had buffalo chicken on the brain recently and I was poking around Plain Chicken -a client from my day job…

Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe

By Heather Solos | March 1, 2007

Dear Home-ec 101, I brought home a rather large chicken from the deli the other day and now I’m sick of looking at it. What can I do to finish off the meat? -Sprouting Feathers In Sante Fe Heather says: If I were feeling peckish, I’d whip up a batch of chicken noodle soup. One…

Chicken Stock

How To Make Your Own Chicken Or Turkey Stock

By Heather Solos | November 23, 2009

Heather says: Want killer -figuratively, you do keep a sanitary kitchen, right?- dressing, gravy, or mashed potatoes? The secret is in the stock. Before Tom the turkey heads into the oven (or deep fat fryer, just sayin’), remove the neck from the cavity and fearlessly reach up under the neck flap and pull out the…

The Frozen Free Range Chicken Dilemma

By Heather Solos | September 17, 2010

Dear Home Ec 101, I’m moving to Virginia in about a month, and in my visits I discovered a wonderful little farm nearby that sells free-range, organic chickens. But, the only way to buy them is whole and frozen.  Generally, that’s wonderful!  I love cooking with whole chicken.  But, there are only going to be…

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…

Oven Fried Chicken Parmesan Recipe

By Heather Solos | March 9, 2007

Dear Home-ec 101: That’s it, I’m done! As of today we’re going to start eating at home. Well, if I can learn to cook. I need Hamburger Helper easy. What do you suggest? Hungry in Hartford Heather says: You won’t be hungry for long. The best part is, a lot of the simplest recipes are…

Can I Substitute Chicken for Fish in a Recipe?

By Heather Solos | October 13, 2011

Dear Home-Ec 101, I see a lot of recipes that sound really good that call for fish–salmon, tuna, and so on. The thing is that I don’t like fish. With recipes like “Glazed Salmon,” can I substitute chicken in the recipe? Thanks, Truly Chicken When it Comes to the Sea. . .food Heather says: Absolutely.…

How Long Should I Cook Chicken Stock?

By Heather Solos | December 9, 2014

Dear Home Ec 101, Thank you for making your lovely page about the French and Asian methods of cooking chicken stock. I have a question: If I have a long period of free time, can I cook the stock longer than four hours. I’ll often have up to seven hours at a time. Is there…

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,…



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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