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Charred Greens & Chicken Caesar

Any head of crisp lettuce can be lightly grilled—try butter lettuce, Belgian endive, even small heads of cabbage (slice into thick slabs). The grill imparts a smokiness and savory browning that adds a new dimension—and new definition—to salads. Read More

Crispy Drumsticks with Fresh Corn Salad

Substitute frozen and thawed corn for the raw kernels when corn is not in season. Look for the freekeh, a form of cracked wheat, in the bulk grain bins at a co-op grocery or in the specialty whole-grain section of a good market. Read More

Maple Tangerine Glazed Chickens

If you need to feed more than your family, why not roast two birds at the same time? It’s no more work and is easy to serve. Any leftovers are ready and waiting to make sandwiches, a small pot of soup, or a pan of chicken enchiladas. Read More

Daybreak Chicken & Veggie Skillet Hash

Cook this hash until it’s golden brown and crusty on the bottom, then top with eggs for a bonus start to the day. Sub in other veggies as you’d like and maybe toss in some chopped fresh garlic with the leeks. Read More

Avocado & Berry Herbal Salad with Roasted Walnuts

Filled with all things energizing and health boosting, this salad can be made for one or a family. For a light lunch add a cup of protein-rich Greek yogurt. Or top with chopped cooked chicken and maybe a sprinkle of crumbled goat or blue cheese for a heartier main dish… Read More

Chunky Chicken & Vegetable Pot Pie

The season for comforting pot pies arrives in sync with the peak of fall root vegetables; feel free to substitute your favorites in this creamy chicken filling. If you use a bunch of carrots with tops or fennel with the green fronds, chop some of the greens up to stir… Read More

Curried Chicken & Sweet Potato Soup

Leftover holiday sweet potatoes make the perfect base for a warmingly rich curried soup. Curry spices blend well with the sweetness of the potatoes and the coconut smooths the spicy edge. Read More

Farmhouse Chicken Shepherd’s Pie

Traditionally a shepherd’s pie contains leftover roasted lamb–an easy way to use leftovers in a comforting one-dish recipe. This version is updated using fresh chicken and topped with mashed golden potatoes and cauliflower—a modern nod to upping the veggie ante in a rustic home style recipe. Read More

Chicken with Veggie Noodles & Basil Pea Pesto

End of summer garden bounty is a good time to play with upping the family vegetable quotient at the table. Use a spiralizer or other strip peeler to create veggie noodles that are delicious lightly sautéed and topped with tender chunks of chicken. Finish this light dish with a sprinkle… Read More

Brazilian Chicken Churrasco Skewers with Herbal Garlic Vinaigrette

Small skewers of meat, char-grilled on open fire braziers, are a popular street snack in Brazil. The piri-piri sauce in the marinade is a Portuguese hot chile sauce that can be found bottled, but other hot sauces can be substituted. The herbs and garlic in the aromatic vinaigrette are traditionally… Read More

“Hot” Oven-Fried Chicken

Nashville hot fried chicken is all the rage, deep-fried and ultra crispy, doused in an incendiary hot chile oil. Here the chicken is still golden and crispy, but without the dunking in hot oil. Baked on racks that allow air to circulate around the chicken, this version is no less… Read More

Herbed Organic Chicken Kabobs

Grilled chicken skewers offer the ultimate meal-on-a-stick experience. But think about how long each ingredient needs to cook through—which means you may want to assemble kabobs that are all chicken and all veggie so nothing comes off the grill at the wrong time. Read More

Oven Roasted Chicken And Veggies With Turmeric

A large half-sheet baking pan is an essential kitchen tool; fill them up with well-seasoned chicken and any combination of your favorite roasting veggies. The key to even cooking is being sure everything is cut up into similar sizes—and chicken thighs need a little longer to cook so team up… Read More

Summery Chicken Roll-Ups

Arrange these satisfying bites in covered bento lunch containers for lunch at the pool or on the beach—or cook the chicken ahead and have all the ingredients ready to make roll-ups one by one as you’d like. Read More

Cowboy Barbecue Chicken Grilled Cheese

Boost ooey, gooey grilled cheese into a dinner-ready main dish by adding saucy cooked chicken to the filling. Using two heavy skillets creates a homemade sandwich press, ensuring crisply golden sandwiches with fully melted cheese. A combination of cheeses is especially delicious—experiment with easy melters like Swiss, Colby, Havarti, Muenster,… Read More