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Economical Chicken – Curried and as Dumplings

For a long time now I have been noticing the trend for thrifty cooking tips, and basically, neglecting the fact that I should add my own to the mix. As you know, I am a vegetarian, so dealing with meat issues is rare on this site.  However, the husband is a carnivore… Chicken is his…

Chicken and Silver Beet Stir-fry Rice

With that, “what’s for lunch?” Question, this is a super simple solution, especially with cooked rice hanging about. I always refrigerate leftover rice for just such an occasion. Last night the husband made a chicken curry. With 2 chickens. Sometimes getting him to cut down on meat seems nothing less than futile. However, he set…

Spicy Chicken and Cabbage Pita Pockets

Last night I made Cajun Chicken with Chard. I am not a fan of cooking meat for one meal only, as it’s only the husband that eats the meat. So I like to “recycle” cooked meats for other meals. Today he took a couple of chicken legs to work as a snack. Which left me…

Cajun Spiced Chicken with Silver Beet (Chard)

I am determined to grow fresh vege this winter, and to actually use it. Silver beet is less than my favourite vegetable. In fact, it would rank last. Dead last. But I am determined to make it work. This recipe uses silver beet or chard from the garden, as well as the spinach and spring…

Flautas – with an Asian Flair

Alright, I admit it.  Sometimes I try to fix something that is already delicious.  Simply because I can. This time it was my favourite Mexican food of the moment – flautas.  Makes 4. Ingredients – 3 skinless, boneless chicken thighs, sliced – several birdseye chillies (or one) – a tomato, diced – 1/2 red onion,…