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Chicken liver mousse

Chicken liver mousse

Thank you Alton Brown for another amazing recipe. You will need: 2 tbsp. butter 1/2 chopped onion 1 tart apple, cored, peeled and chopped 1 tsp. fresh thyme 1 lb. chicken livers 1/4 cup brandy or cognac salt and pepper to taste 1 cup heavy cream Directions: Clean the livers if needed and cover them … Continue reading

Cheesy chicken fritters

Cheesy chicken fritters

These cheesy treats are a family favorite.  The original recipe is here. You will need: 1.5 lbs chicken breasts or tenders, diced into small pieces 2 eggs 1/3 cup mayonaise 1/3 cup flour 4 oz your favorite shredded cheeese Fresh dill Salt and pepper to taste Oil for frying Directions: In a bowl, combine eggs, … Continue reading

Котлеты (Russian sliders)

Котлеты (Russian sliders)

Even though this is a Russian staple, there are many recipes of these.  One recipe I found includes yogurt, so I recently started adding it instead of an extra egg and my family loves the texture.  You can bake them for healthier version, but the classic recipe is fried. You will need: 1 lb. ground … Continue reading

Чахохбили (Georgian chicken)

Чахохбили (Georgian chicken)

This flavorful dish is family approved and delicious. You will need: 2 lbs chicken thighs or drumsticks 2 tbsp. butter 2 yellow onions, cut in half moons 2 bell peppers, any color, cut into thin strips 2 – 4 cloves of garlic, minced 28 oz canned tomatoes 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 tsp. хмели … Continue reading

Honey mustard chicken

If you are tired of plain boring egg wash for your fried chicken this recipe is for you.  The recipe courtesy of Rachel Ray.  She used pork chops for it, so if you like pork you can use it but it is great with chicken too. You will need: 2 boneless chicken breasts 1/4 cup … Continue reading

Makarony po-flotski (navy style pasta)

This is a good way to use the chicken meat left over from making chicken stock.  I use food processor to mince the chicken. You will need: 2 cups minced cooked chicken 1 small yellow onion, diced 2 cups elbow macaroni some chopped flat-leaf parsley olive oil salt and pepper The recipe: Cook pasta according to package … Continue reading

Meatballs in tomato sauce

Meatballs in tomato sauce

After trying several tomato sauce recipes for meatballs, and not liking any of them, I came up with my own.  Credit goes to Alton Brown for an idea of a thickening agent that I took from him.  Make sure to use low sodium tomato juice, or your sauce will come out salty. You will need: … Continue reading

Жаркое (meat stew)

This is a Russian variation of meat stew.   I use chicken meat for this, but you can also use beef or lamb.  You can buy already pre-cut meat which makes it even easier.  You can also make it with rice, although I prefer potatoes. You will need: 1 lb boneless chicken meat, or beef, or lamb, … Continue reading