I have had the hardest time getting back into the kitchen to make dinner. I have tons of new gadgets from Christmas and a few things that I’ve bought. None of it has motivated me to start planning meals and cooking again. I don’t wanna rely on a food/meal delivery service all the time. Continue reading
Of the four meals that I received from Plated, 2 had fresh chives. I was pretty stoked because I typically use freeze-dried chives because they’re something that I just have in the spice cabinet.
These are the chives from the Roasted Chicken au Jus. They we salvageable. I ended up losing about half of the chives, but moved on.
I know that this is a fresh item, which is shipped. Sometimes, depending on the season, fresh items get funky faster. Blah, blah, blah.
Whatever. I found a way to make it work. Everyone was happy. There were chives in the dish.
with Garlic Rice and Green Beans
Lily loves soy, so this Adobo sauce was a perfect addition to the chicken. She also likes rice, so it was a good meal. Continue reading
Roasted Chicken au Jus
with Orzo and Peas
I haven’t breaded chicken without Shake ‘n Bake, so this was something new. Baking in the pan was also something I hadn’t done. I did burn myself, but that was the worst thing about this meal. Continue reading
with Creamy Shallot Sauce and Sautéed Spinach
I was really looking forward to this recipe because I wanted to try the shallot sauce. It looks so good, but so intimidating to make. Much to my surprise, it was pretty simple and quite tasty. Continue reading