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Chicken Pilau

By Heather Solos | May 29, 2007

Heather says: This is one dish you won’t catch me trying to pronounce. Although I grew up here in the Lowcountry, I was not exposed to this dish until adulthood. As far as I am concerned, that is a crying shame. This meal is tasty, flexible and freezes well if stored properly. Feel free to…

Questions About Making Homemade Chicken Stock

By Heather Solos | July 30, 2010

Q: How do you make chicken stock? Is there a basic recipe for making chicken stock? A: I have two, one is based on the French method and the other on an Asian method of stock making. The ratios for chicken or turkey parts to water and vegetables is similar in both. While the methods are…

Stewed Chicken: Comfort Food Classic

Stewed Chicken Recipe: A Comfort Food Classic

By Heather Solos | May 14, 2010

Heather says: This recipe for stewed chicken is a frequent request and a great use for those giant bags of leg quarters. Leg quarters on sale are a mixed blessing. I’m not a huge fan of dark meat, but with the right seasoning I can be persuaded. My usual go to is a recipe for…

Chicken in the Crockpot

By Heather Solos | October 2, 2007

Dear Home Ec 101, What can I put in the crock pot with some chicken breasts? I’m not wanting to dump a hunk of cream of salt and fat, Ummmm I mean cream of chicken in on top. other suggestions for something a bit different. ~Starving in Stirling Heather says: If you’re looking for a…

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…

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…

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…

Modifying Chicken Recipes

By Heather Solos | October 1, 2009

Dear Home-Ec 101, I’ve seen recipes for 40 garlic clove chicken, but they are mostly for a whole chicken. I’m trying to figure out how I can make it for my husband and I using chicken breasts. Any ideas how I can do this? (I’d like to bake it rather than putting it in the…

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.

Garlic and Soy Chicken Thighs

Garlic and Soy Chicken Thighs

By Heather Solos | January 30, 2014

Heather says: The humble chicken thigh certainly doesn’t get as much attention as its counterpart the boneless skinless chicken breast.  In my area, boneless, skinless chicken breasts have been running in the neighborhood of $5 a pound on sale, which makes thighs much more attractive. This recipe is flexible, substitute low-sodium soy sauce if you…



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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