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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…

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…

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.

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…

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 Stock from Chicken Feet

By Heather Solos | May 8, 2009

Heather says: The point of this series is to show off our successes and failures. Please don’t be intimidated by pictures of pretty food here and on other blogs. If you go back through the archives you will see it has taken me over two years to become competent. We have just shy of 2000…

Why Does This Drumstick Look Dark Red? Is It Safe?

By Heather Solos | July 14, 2015

Dear Home-Ec 101, I have a question concerning prepping chicken legs. My family LOVES chicken legs but the unsightly blood that sometimes comes along with chicken legs leaves us all a little disgusted. I’ve read about and tried the salt brine method for removing the blood but have had almost no success. Any tips? Signed,…

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…

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…

How to Debone Chicken Thighs

By Heather Solos | October 2, 2008

Dear Home Ec 101, I’ve heard that you can substitute chicken thighs in some recipes that call for boneless skinless chicken breasts, but I am not sure what to do. How do you remove the bones? Signed, Boneheaded in Bonneville Heather says: It would be embarrassing for me to admit how long I sat here…



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: https://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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