I am doing a dinner for some Chinese friends. She asked for [an American] “holiday dinner.” I decided to do a chicken variation of the deconstructed stuffed turkey that I made for Thanksgiving.
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Karl’s Chicken Stock
Filed under Chicken, Poultry, Side Dishes, Soups
Karl’s Mimi’s Sick Chicken Soup
When we lived in China, Miriam acquired the nickname “Mimi.” Originally this meant “Kitty cat.” Her kindergarten teacher changed one tone, so that it meant “Riddle cat,” because she asked so many questions.
Filed under Chicken, Main Dishes, Poultry, Soups
Karl’s Herbed Barley
I need a starch dish to go with my chicken and pears. Noodles did not seem right. Potatoes or rice did not fit the hole in my head either. Since my dish is sort of French influenced, I had considered couscous to make it a bit Algerian. I tried searching for chicken and pear recipes and found several for soups with barley. That was the one that sounded right.
Filed under Side Dishes, Starches, Vegan
Karl’s Garlic Thyme Green Beans II
I am always experimenting with quick ways to spruce up plain steamed green beans. Even when I am using most of the same ingredients I will switch up cooking techniques. This technique uses one fewer pans. I made this side dish to go with my broiled salmon.
Filed under Side Dishes, Vegan, Vegetables