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Monthly Archive: April, 2013

Peanut Butter Beer Chicken

I’ve been on a peanut butter kick lately.  Remember my Peanut Butter Slaw?  Well this chicken gets its flavor from the almost the exact same sauce/marinade. If you want to skip the frying,… Continue reading

Prosciutto Wrapped Pesto Chicken

I’ve been in my favorite state, NC,  all weekend to see my family and work on some wedding details.  So far everything has been going great and we are excited that the big… Continue reading

Ham and Cheese Quiche in a Whole Wheat Crust

One of my spring resolutions was to learn how to make a pie crust.  This one is a good, no-fail, starter version with only 4 ingredients and no fancy tools. Quiche is great… Continue reading

Chicken Marbella in my Romertopf

I love this recipe and I think you will too.  It comes from one of my favorite cookbooks, The Silver Palate and I changed it slightly so I could use my newest toy:… Continue reading

Peanut Butter Slaw

I love slaw as long as it isn’t drowning in a sea of mayonnaise.  This version with a peanut butter base is spicy, crunchy and sweet.  Pick up a bag of pre-shredded cabbage… Continue reading

Minty Mango Ginger Kale Smoothie

I’ve found that a smoothie or some green juice is the best way for me to get a good start on the 9 servings of fruits and vegetables we’re supposed to have everyday.… Continue reading

Chicken Chickpea Salad

My man loves chickpeas and I’m not complaining.  They’re cheap, low in fat and a great source of zinc, folate and protein. This salad will work  with whatever herbs you have on hand, I picked up some beautiful mint… Continue reading

Poached Chicken {in your Crockpot}

Poaching is an easy method of cooking chicken in liquid which keeps it from getting tough. Lately I’ve been experimenting with poaching in my slow cooker. Pour a few cups (just covering the… Continue reading

(Masters Sunday) Spicy Shrimp Rolls

So it is a big day on sally cooks because there is a new recipe taking the title of Joe’s favorite dinner.  That’s right, I’ve finally come up with something to knock off reigning champ: Coco-Loco… Continue reading

Spring Reset: Laura’s Ten Must-Dos

If you’ve been reading sally cooks,  you know that I love North Carolina, especially the Durham and Chapel Hill areas.  I went to grad school in Chapel Hill and this is where I… Continue reading