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Chicken and Vegetables on the Grill

By | May 25th, 2016|Grilled Foods|0 Comments

Rick’s Chicken Soup

Chicken soup is one of my favorite recipes and one of my favorite ones to eat. It's simple to make, it tastes good, and it's good for you. And the ingredients are inexpensive. What's not to like? This recipe is flexible, accepts a number of different ingredients, and still turns out well. For instance, the [...]

By | March 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Make Good Food

By | June 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Light a Charcoal Fire

I'm at our place in northern Michigan working on the roof, and half-listening to the next-door neighbors. They are entertaining and the host is trying to start a fire in his charcoal grill. He pours the charcoal in, slathers it with lighter fluid, and lights it right away. The flames leap up and a minute [...]

By | September 14th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chicken Marsala Packets

This is a simple, quick, and easy recipe, and it is pretty tasty. Add some vegetables and mashed potatoes or rice on the side and you've got the makings of a good meal.   Ingredients 6 16 inch long sheets of aluminum foil 9 chicken tenderloins cut into thirds 1 medium onion roughly chopped 12 [...]

By | March 19th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Indian Chicken Packets for the Grill

Ingredients 1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon garam masala 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice Salt and freshly ground pepper One pound chicken thighs and drumsticks Directions 1) In a small bowl, combine [...]

By | August 14th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Seafood Gumbo

Ingredients 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1/2 small white onion, chopped finely 4 green onions, white and green parts, chopped coarsely 1 small green bell pepper, seeded, and chopped into 1/2 inch pieces 2 stems celery, thinly sliced 6 buds garlic finely chopped 14.5 ounces diced tomatoes (1 can) 2 cups water 1 Tablespoon chicken bouillon [...]

By | April 26th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Crock Pot Chili

Ingredients 1 pound lean ground beef 1 medium red onion chopped 3 celery ribs chopped 4 tablespoons minced garlic 1 can tomato paste 1 tomatoes and green chilies 1 can stewed tomatoes 1/4 cup jalapeno slices 2 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce 4 tablespoons chili powder 2 1/2 tablespoons Cumin 1/2 teaspoons Cayenne 1 teaspoon Garlic Powder [...]

By | April 8th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Low Carb Chocolate Fudge

Ingredients 2 Tablespoons butter 1/2 Cup heavy cream 4 Ounces cream cheese 3 Tablespoons Splenda 2 Tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1/8 Teaspoon salt Directions 1) Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. 2) Add heavy cream and cream cheese. Whisk until smooth. 3) Add Splenda; adjust for taste. 4) Heat until bubbling; stir [...]

By | March 10th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chicken Soup

Chicken soup is one of my favorite recipes and one of my favorite ones to eat. It's simple to make, it tastes good, and it's good for you. And the ingredients are inexpensive. What's not to like? This recipe is flexible, accepts a number of different ingredients, and still turns out well. For instance, the [...]

By | November 1st, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments