Category: Chicken

Mar82012

White Bean Chicken Chili

white bean chicken chili

For all my love of chili, I have to admit that I’ve never had a white bean chili. There’s really no good reason for it other than I’ve just never gotten around to it.

So while I was writing up my dinner and grocery lists last week, I was looking around for a few new ideas to try and came across this white bean chicken chili recipe. I had pretty much everything on-hand already except for the beans and chicken, and I always love a recipe that makes use of the crockpot.

Except that I forgot it was a crockpot dinner and didn’t start it until late afternoon. I’m impatient and didn’t want to wait until the next day to try it, so I just made it on the stove and let it simmer for 90 minutes instead. It worked perfectly. Read More

Nov172011

Roast Chicken in the Crockpot

Crockpot Roast Chicken

These plates will be collector’s items someday, right?

I’ve written before about how much my family and I love roast chicken for Sunday dinner, but let’s face it — that’s a lot of work. Over time it went from happening every other week to once a month, and now it’s been several months since I last made one. While the roast chicken and the potatoes and carrots were delicious, just the thought of all the prep work put me off it altogether. Read More

Jul92011

Lime Chicken Soft Tacos

Lime Chicken Soft Tacos

I tend to use my crockpot a lot in the summer months, and I probably use it more than I do any other time of the year. We’ll be hitting 100+ degrees daily for at least two more months, so anything I can do to avoid heating up the kitchen with the oven or even the stove some days will help. Read More