Chicken Parmesan Meatloaf Muffins

  I live for the weekends!  Especially weekends with good friends, good food, and plenty of time outdoors.  Chicago is in the prime of autumn right now.  The leaves have reached their peak colors, so a long walk around the neighborhood was on the agenda yesterday.  It almost felt like we were walking through a […]

Simple Garlic and Herb Lemon Roast Chicken

  Deliciously tender roast chicken on a weeknight?  Yes please.  Almost no work involved?  Yes please, again! For this chicken, I created a simple, fresh, pesto-esque marinade.  It’s garlicky, lemony, and herb forward with a slight kick.  This marinade is a great way to use up the fresh herbs you have in your garden (or […]

Crock Pot Chicken Caesar Sliders

  This past weekend, both Saturday and Sunday provided perfect air and water show weather.  So we put our entertaining hats on, hit the rooftop, and took advantage.  It was indeed a success. I wanted to make something delicious for my guests that didn’t require much work on my part. These sliders fit both those […]

Crock Pot White Bean Chicken Chili

  I’ll wake up early to cook.  I do it often.  If, upon waking up, I have my old friend Mr. Crock Pot readily available to help me out…well, waking up early becomes much easier.  Upon arriving home that night, you have the delicious aromas and the ready to eat meal. The magic of the […]