Chicken Little’s Dumplings

It doesn’t matter if I am cooking it or eating it, food tends to comfort me.  Chicken and Dumplings is my quintessential comfort food.  It’s nostalgic and calming.  It reminds me of childhood.  So it’s only natural that this recipe has to be part of the fairy tale feat.  When I tried to think of…

Fish en Papillote

Preparation, anticipation, and aromas filling the kitchen…I love everything about cooking a new dish.  Recently, I came across a recipe for fish en papillote and was inspired to make my own adaptation. En papillote, which is a French term that means “in parchment”, is when food is placed into a folded pouch then baked.  Usually…

Chicken Monaco

Everything doesn’t taste like chicken, when the chicken is as flavorful as Chicken Monaco.   I know, there are million plus chicken recipes.  Most are variations of another chicken dish.  Chicken Monaco is similar to chicken piccata, but with a twist.  There’s no lemon.  However, there are a host of other savory ingredients such as white wine and capers.  You’ll appreciate its intricate flavors, yet simple preparation. …