Spicy oven-fried chicken

Oven-Fried Chicken

Football season is here! Yes, I am excited. Go Eagles!

I will admit that I haven’t always been a football fan, but in the past two years I have developed a love for the game. It all started with Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals, then I learned a little more about the game and now I love it.

Spicy oven-fried chicken
Spicy oven-fried chicken.

Chicken is one of the best dishes to eat when watching football. Now, I’m not big on frying chicken in oil, usually I bake my chicken. So, when I came across this recipe for oven-fried chicken from Epicurious, I couldn’t wait to try it out. Of course, I modified it a little. Continue reading “Oven-Fried Chicken”

Chicken with caramelized shallots and portabella-wine sauce

By far, this has to be one of my favorite recipes I have cooked up in my kitchen so far. This recipe comes from my Eva’s Kitchen cook book and originally it’s supposed to be a shiitake-wine sauce, but for the life of me I couldn’t find them anywhere. Neither Trader Joe’s nor the Reading Terminal Market had them (what gives?!), so I decided to go for portabella mushrooms instead. As a side, I made mushroom risotto (the one in a box from Trader Joe’s) and tweaked it with some Adobo seasoning, white wine and red and yellow peppers.

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