King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese [RECIPE]

King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese

King Ranch Chicken Mac and Cheese satisfies your comfort food cravings! (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

It’s finally autumn and temperatures are dropping in Texas. So now is the perfect time to whip up all that tasty comfort food you’ve been craving. While the original King Ranch Chicken recipe uses tortillas, we like this version which combines the same classic flavors we love with gooey mac and cheese. We hope you love it! Read more of this post

Baked Chicken with Honey-Dijon Mustard Glaze [RECIPE]

Baked Chicken with Honey-Dijon Mustard Glaze

Baked Chicken with Honey-Dijon Mustard Glaze (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

In an effort to eat healthier, we have cut down on our intake of red meat, which means that we’ve been eating a lot more poultry. We joke that we’ve been eating so many birds, we may soon start to cluck! Needless to say, we are always looking for new ways to prepare chicken. This recipe is easy and flexible as you can adjust it based on taste preferences and ingredients on hand.  Read more of this post

Pineapple Chicken With A Touch Of Sweet Heat [RECIPE]

Pineapple Chicken

Pineapple Chicken (Photo by Jathan Fink/Jadeworks Entertainment)

Are you looking for another way to dress up the way you make chicken? Wait no more! Here’s a bold yet deliciously sweet way to prepare to poultry. Read more of this post

Chicken And Dumplings Are Simple And Delicious [RECIPE]

Chicken and Dumplings

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I am always looking for recipes that taste good and are simple to make. This recipe for chicken and dumplings is not only easy to assemble, but will be on the table within an hour. Read more of this post

Roast Turkey Breast

Roast Turkey Breast

Prepare half a turkey breast any time of year, not just on special occasions.

Turkey is one of those menu items that many people only prepare for the holidays. But there’s no reason not to serve this delicious bird any time of year! By only cooking half a breast, you will have enough to serve sliced turkey for dinner (with pan gravy, biscuits, mashed potatoes and peas) or for lunch (diced in salads, shredded in wraps or layered in sandwiches). By preparing the bird yourself, you control the amount of salt used and deliver a fresher product than what you will likely buy at your grocer’s deli counter.

PREP: 10 minutes
COOK: 30—45 minutes + 15 minutes rest time

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 bone-in, skin-on turkey breast half (about 2 1/2 pounds)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Rinse turkey and pat dry with paper towels. Stir together oil, salt and pepper; brush over turkey.
  2. Roast turkey on a rimmed baking sheet until an instant-read thermometer inserted into the center reaches 140°F and climbing, about 30 minutes. Let rest for at least 15 minutes. Slice turkey as needed.

TIPS: If using a boneless turkey breast half, the cook time will increase by about 10 minutes. The pan drippings may be used in any number of ways, from making gravy, to drizzling over sandwich bread for turkey sandwiches, or used in a turkey-corn salad as an extra dollop of flavor.

YIELDS: 6 to 8 servings

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