Skillet Chicken with Rosemary Potatoes and A Trip To Central Oregon

Skillet Chicken with Rosemary Potatoes / Patty's Food

  Our short getaway last week highlighted by a wonderful stay at Brasada Ranch in Central Oregon inspired my skillet dinner this week. I know real ‘mom food’ when I see it and the meals that are served out of cast iron skillets up at The Ranch House at Brasada Ranch rival any down to […]

M. Jacques’ Armagnac Chicken for French Fridays with Dorie

Considering what a gorgeous day we had today, in the high 60s, it sure feels cold tonight.  The next chance of rain we have is for the middle of next week, this warm dry unseasonable weather is weird but we could have solid rain next month so you just never know, best to enjoy this […]

Curried Chicken Nuggets and Fennel Apple Slaw with A Cinnamon Maple Vinaigrette

I’m feeling a cooking and blogging break coming on as our vacation is only a couple of weeks away, but I still hope to bake something with pumpkin before heading out.  For many reasons Fall is my favorite time of year, there is just something wonderful about the gentle cooling of the air after the […]

Chicken Meatballs with Orecchiette in Tomato Soup

It rained here this morning and I was craving meatballs, no it was not raining meatballs, although that wouldn’t have been a bad thing.  We are pretty tired of the rain here so this morning when I woke up to the  sound of rain I thought today I will make soup with meatballs because this […]

Roast Chicken with Lemon, Garlic, Fresh Bay Leaves, Lemon Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes, Butter Lettuce, Green Peas and Pink Peppercorn Beurre Blanc

Roast Chicken with lemon roasted baby Yukon Gold potatoes served on butter lettuce with green peas and a pink peppercorn beurre blanc was on the menu for dinner last night.  Why the fancy sauce?  Just to enjoy something different  from the normal evening fare. We roast a whole organic chicken a couple of times every […]

Mango Cashew Slaw with Poached Chicken

I’m taking a french class and I’m supposed to be doing homework right now but instead of cracking open La Grammaire Progressive du Francais I’m posting Friday night’s dinner here on my blog. I’m often inspired by the many food blogs that I follow as well as by the produce I see in the market. […]

Grilled Chicken with Herbs and Arugula Salad with Raspberries

My daughter came for lunch today with all three of her beautiful children, not that I’m partial or anything like that! I thought the boys might like harvesting some lettuce and arugula for our salad. So, JD and I spent a little time poking around in the vegetable garden. I had the chicken marinating in […]