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Dad, Dorothy Lamalie, Mom, Poultry

Parmesan Chicken Tetrazzini

2 teaspoons butter
1/2 cup finely chopped onion
1/3 cup finely chopped celery
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 salt
1/2 pound mushrooms, washed and sliced
1/4 cup white wine
1/3 cup flour
1 and a half cans of chicken broth (21 ounces broth, total)
1 cup (4 ounces) shredded fresh Parmesan cheese, divided
1/4 cup (2 ounces) cream cheese
3-1/2 cups of cooked vermicelli (about 8 ounces of uncooked pasta)
2 cups chopped cooked chicken breast (about 3/4 pounds)
1/4 cup breadcrumbs

  1. Preheat oven to 350F and grease one 8-inch square baking dish.
  2. Melt butter in a large stockpot. Add onion, celery, pepper, salt and mushrooms and saute for about 5 minutes or until mushrooms are tender.
  3. Add white wine and cook for 1 minute.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk flour into the chicken broth, then gradually add to the stockpot of celery & onion. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat.
  6. Add 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese and all the cream cheese. Stir with a whisk until the cream cheese has melted.
  7. Stir in cooked pasta and chicken.
  8. Spoon into baking dish.
  9. Combine breadcrumbs with remaining Parmesan cheese and sprinkle over casserole.
  10. Bake at 350F for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.
Appetizers, Breakfast, Elaine Walker, Poultry, Sandwiches

Party Sliders

Take one package of a dozen soft, baked dinner rolls.
Slice in half to create a top layer and bottom layer.
Remove the top layer.
Put the bottom layer in a glass, 13 x 9 inch greased baking dish.

Add your choice of fillings:

1) Chicken BBQ sliders: 3 cups of cooked chicken, 1/3 cup BBQ sauce, 6 slices Pepper Jack cheese, 1/4 cup parsley.
Cover with the top layer of dinner rolls.
Brush with 1/4 to 1/2 cup melted butter.

2) Breakfast sliders: 9 eggs (scrambled, cooked), 6 slices of ham, 6 slices of cheddar cheese, 8 slices of bacon (cooked, crumbled), 3 ounces spinach (raw)
Cover with the top layer of dinner rolls.
Brush with 1/4 to 1/2 cup melted butter. Sprinkle with black pepper.

3) Chicken Parmesan sliders: 3 cups of rotisserie chicken (shredded), 1/2 cup marinara sauce, 8 ounces mozzarella (shredded), 1/4 cup basil.
Cover with the top layer of dinner rolls.
Melt 1/2 cup butter and stir in 2 gloves of minced garlic, 2 tablespoons basil, 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan. Brush on top of rolls.

For all:
Bake at 350F for 20 minutes.
Remove from oven.
Slice so that all sandwiches are separate.

Choice 4 – Cheeseburger sliders
Bake meat first:
Put 2 pounds of ground beef into your baking dish.
Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons of salt, 2 teaspoons of pepper and 2 teaspoons of garlic powder.
Mix by hand until spices are well distributed.
Press evenly to cover bottom of baking dish.
Bake at 350F for 20 minutes.
Remove meat, keeping it in one piece.
Discard grease. Rinse pan.

Take one package of a dozen soft, baked dinner rolls.
Slice in half to create a top layer and bottom layer.
Remove the top layer.
Put the bottom layer in your rinsed pan.
Place cooked beef on top.
Add 6 slices of cheddar cheese.
Cover with the top layer of dinner rolls.
Brush with 1/4 to 1/2 cup melted butter. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.
Bake at 350F for 20 minutes.
Remove from oven.
Slice so that all sandwiches are separate.

Mom, Poultry

Paprika Roast Chicken

1 whole chicken, cut into pieces
1 T. olive oil
1/4 t. paprika
1/4 t. oregano
1/4 t. basil
1/4 t. salt
1/4 t. black pepper
1/8 t. cayenne pepper

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
Put the chicken in a small baking pan.
Rub with olive oil.
Mix together the spices.
Sprinkle the spices over the chicken.
Roast the chicken for 20 minutes.
Lower the oven temperature to 400 degrees F. and cook for another 30 minutes or until done.

Appetizers, Elaine Walker, Poultry

Nutty Jalapeno-Chicken Stuffed Peppers

12 large jalapeno peppers
1/2 cup peanut butter
1 coup shredded cooked chicken
3-ounce package cooked bacon pieces
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 cup crushed corn flake cereal

Preheat oven to 350F.

Split pepper open, but not all the way through, and remove seeds. Place peppers in a medium bowl and cover with boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain and pat dry.

In another medium bowl, mix together the peanut butter, chicken, bacon, and cheese. Fill each jalapeno with the mixture. Smear each pepper with mayonnaise and roll in crushed corn flakes to cover.

Place jalapenos on a a non-stick baking sheet and bake until golden, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Dad, Dorothy Lamalie, Eggs and Pasta and Legumes, Liked by, Mom, Poultry

Mom’s Chicken and Dumplings

3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cubed (about 2 pounds)
6 cups of chicken broth
bouquet garni (parsley, thyme, bay leaf, peppercorns tied together in cheesecloth)
2 cups flour
2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese, grated
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 tablespoon chopped parsely
1 cup while milk
3 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 stalks celery, chopped
3 carrots, cut into 1/2 inch rounds
1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
10 ounces baby spinach

Cook the chicken:
Put the chicken in a large saucepan and pour over the chicken broth. Add the bouquet garni. Bring to a boil over hight heat, then decrease heat to low. Simmer, skimming off the foam, until the chicken is tender, about 12 minutes. Transfer the poached chicken to a warm plate. Cover the broth and set aside.

Prepare the dumplings:
In a medium bowl, combine the flour, cheese, baking powder, parsley and 3/4 teaspoon salt.
In a small saucepan, bring the milk and butter to a simmer over low heat. Sprinkle with a little black pepper. Add the milk mixture to the dry ingredients and stir to combine.

In another large saucepan, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the celery, carrots and sweet potato. Cook for 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cook another minute. Add the reserved chicken broth. Bring to a boil. Drop the dumplings into the broth using a tablespoon. Cover and simmer for about 20 minutes, until vegetables are tender.

Add the chicken back into the large saucepan and cook for another 5 minutes. Add the spinach and cook for another minute.

Ladle into shallow bowls to serve.

Debbie Allen, Poultry

Debbie’s Thanksgiving Turkey

Pat whole turkey with paper towels to ensure skin is dry.
Baste turkey with melted butter. (You don’t need to baste again after this one time.)
Sprinkle with coarse salt.
Roast at high temperature (425*F) for 1 hour.
Turn oven down to 325*F and roast until done.

Dad, Elaine Walker, Mom, Poultry, Slow Cooker

Maple Dijon Chicken with Sweet Potatoes

1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs
1/4 c. onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 t. thyme
3 T. maple syrup
2 T. Dijon mustard
2 sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced
1 c. chicken broth

Put the chicken into a slow cooker and toss with the onion, garlic, thyme, maple syrup, and Dijon mustard.
Place the sweet potatoes on top of the chicken.
Pour in the broth. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours.

Elaine Walker, Main Dish Salads, Poultry, Salads, Slow Cooker

Grape Pecan Chicken Salad

2 lbs chicken boneless chicken thighs
1 can beef broth
1/2 t. Bell’s seasoning
red grapes, seedless, quartered
chopped pecans
brown mustard
Worcestershire sauce

In a slow cooker, put chicken, beef broth, Bell’s seasoning. Add water to cover. Cook on low for 8 hours. Remove chicken and cool in refrigerator.

When chicken is cool, chop and set aside.
In large bowl, add rest of ingredients in measures to suit your taste.

Elaine Walker, Poultry, Slow Cooker

Coq au Vin alla Italiana

2 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs
10 baby carrots
1 t. poultry seasoning (Bell’s seasoning)
1/2 t. dried rosemary
1/4 c. chopped onion
2 cloves crushed garlic
1 c. red wine
1 (14.5 ounce) can whole, peeled tomatoes
1 T. vegetable oil
2 (4 ounce) links sweet Italian sausage, sliced
4 ounces fresh mushrooms, sliced
2 T. flour

In a slow cooker, add the tomatoes, wine, garlic, onion, poultry seasoning, rosemary, Stir. Add carrots and chicken. Add a little water or chicken broth, if needed to cover top of chicken.

Cook on low for 8 hours.

Heat oil in large skillet. Cook the sausage until done and lightly browned, then remove from the skillet with a slotted spoon and set aside in a large bowl. Add the mushrooms to the skillet and cook for a few minutes. Add to sausage.

Take the chicken out of the slow cooker and add it to the sausage-mushrooms.

Put the flour in a small bowl. Add 2 T. cold water and whisk until smooth. Then add to the liquid in the slow cooker. Stir until sauce thickens slightly. Return chicken-sausage-mushrooms to crockpot and cook until heated through.

Poultry, Slow Cooker

Southern Style Chicken Barbeque

1/2 c. water
6 T. ketchup
6 T. brown sugar
1/4 c. apple cider vinegar
2 T. lemon juice
1/4 c. Worcestershire sauce
1 t. salt
2 t. dry mustard
1-1/2 to 2 t. chili powder (use ground Chipotle chili pepper, if you have it)
8 to 10 chicken thighs, boneless and skinless

In a saucepan over medium heat, stir together the water, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce. Season with salt, mustard powder, and chili powder. Simmer the sauce for 15 minutes.

Oil the bottom of a slow cooker. Place the chicken thighs in the slow cooker, and pour the sauce over them. Cook on high for 3 hours or on low for 8 hours.

Sauce is thin and watery (Southern style). Good over rice.