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KFC recipe challenge: Tribune kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test. Countless recipes have been tried out in the Tribune test kitchen but never one quite like this. Our mission: find out if 11 ingredients handwritten on a piece of paper could be the secret blend of 11 herbs and spices that go into Kentucky Fried Chicken's Original Recipe — a closely guarded formula that remains one of the world's biggest culinary mysteries. The recipe came to us by way of Colonel Harland Sanders' nephew, Joe Ledington of Kentucky. He says he found it in a scrapbook belonging to his late Aunt Claudia, Sanders' second wife.

Ledington, 67, says he used to blend the spices that went into his uncle's world-famous fried chicken, and the recipe in question is the real deal. We wanted to see — make that taste — for ourselves. Our aim was not to replicate the exact cooking method used by KFC. Several batches of chicken were prepared in the Tribune test kitchen by recipe tester and stylist Lisa Schumacher. The spice recipe, as written: 11 Spices – Mix With 2 Cups White Fl. Buttery Nashville Hot Sauce Recipe. Chicken Breast Recipes That'll Mix Up Your Boring Dinner Routine. Despite chicken breast’s popularity, it’s often known as one of the most boring things to eat. A single sauteed chicken breast is not decadent like fried chicken. And it’s not impressive like roasted chicken. Instead, chicken breast is usually dry, completely devoid of flavor and about as exciting as eating a piece of cardboard. This is partly because chicken breast is all white meat, and partly because there’s no bone to keep everything moist.

But it’s mostly because most people don’t know how to cook chicken breast. When making chicken breast it’s important not to overcook it; definitely don’t skimp on flavorings like spices and herbs, and absolutely keep it interesting with new recipes and ideas. A Bachelor And His Grill. Chicken Breast Recipes: 60 Ways to Spice Up Boring Poultry. Cajun Chicken With Collard Greens Recipe.

Braised Chicken with Potatoes and Vegetables - Everyday Eileen. So, here is the deal! I needed a one dish wonderful for the family! My family had a busy day and were all starving and texting me that they were hungry! I had a few chicken breasts defrosted and a load of carrots, baby turnip and fennel from the farmers market and quite frankly as an Irish gal, always a potato in the house!

I hope you all try this combination of flavors! This braised chicken is low-fat and calories, and has a ton of veggies, and it only used one pan, woo-hoo! My family, like everyone’s, is busy and lets be honest, who wants a big clean up after a long day! I use my cast iron pan, that you have seen before in dishes like my Spinach and Mushroom Frittata!

To braise the chicken, I used bone in chicken breasts and removed the skin. I really hope you all enjoy this Braised Chicken with Potatoes and Vegetables as much as my family and if so, please share the love on Facebook, Pinterest, or your favorite way of relating to your friends and family! Xo Ingredients Servings: people. Classic Buffalo Baked Chicken Wings Recipe. Chicken Marsala Casserole Recipe. Crazy Delicious! Italian Pasta With Chicken And Broccoli! - Joana\'s Recipes. If you love Italian food, you probably know about the chicken parmesan. For the first time I cooked this dish about a year ago, it was very interesting and since then I cook it periodically. My family is very happy when I serve them this meal. As a result of our efforts, we got a juicy chicken with a wonderful aroma and taste of real Italian cuisine.

Preparation and cooking time: 15 min Passive time: 10 min Total time: 25 min To prepare this recipe you will need the following ingredients: 4 small chicken breast cut in halves, bones and skin removed2 tablespoons fat-free milk1/2 cup grated cheese2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil1 medium sized onion, chopped3 cloves of garlic, minced8 ounces tomato sauce1/2 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper1/4 pound pasta, uncooked16 ounces frozen broccoli cuts, thawed1 cup shredded blend of Italian cheeses, divided1 tbsp chopped fresh parsleyHalf of pound fresh sliced mushrooms (optional)

Granny’s Oven Fried Chicken. Please pin this on pinterest and share it on Facebook if you can. That helps me immensely! Thanks so much I’m looking forward to seeing some of y’all soon on my Spring Book Tour for Come Home To Supper (click here for dates and locations) and can’t tell you how much I appreciate all of the kind comments and encouragement from folks who have already purchased the book and are using it in your homes.

My goal with this book was to first and foremost encourage you…to see the true wealth in your lives, to find joy in your blessings, and to hug those you love just a little bit tighter. My second goal was to give you a go-to resource when it comes to planning supper for your family. Stops! There are a ton of chicken recipes in the book but I’ve made sure to include recipes for beef, pork, seafood, a ton of vegetable sides, breads, and even a small dessert chapter to round out the meal. You can read reviews of Come Home To Supper or purchase a copy, by clicking here. I hope you love it Oh! Found Recipe: KFC-Inspired Chicken.

Hide captionStephanie O'Dea came up with a healthy slow-cooker recipe to mimic Colonel Sanders secret-recipe. Amy Ta/NPR It is time to give the humble slow cooker its due. If you associate this hard-working table-top appliance with the 1970s (along with decorative owls, the color combination of burnt orange and brown, and perhaps chunky pleather boots) ditch the quick dismiss and embrace the vibe. A slow cooker can be a busy person's best friend. Slow cookers ("Crock-Pot" is a trade marked name, like "Xerox" is to photo copiers) gained popularity four decades ago as more women entered the workforce. Good, filling, warm — but the sameness of many slow cooker recipes has been noted by more than one regular user. "I kind of thought of the slow cooker as a glorified pot roast machine," says Stephanie O'Dea, the woman behind the blog "A Year of Slow Cooking.

" Or, kind of like the '70s, but savory style. With three young daughters, O'Dea has a busy 2014 household. Recipe: KFC-Inspired Chicken. Juicy Faux Fried Chicken. It’s the southern classic. With that juicy, savory goodness, it’s the much-craved entreé called deep fried chicken. The only problem is that most fried chicken recipes are loaded with unhealthy fats.

Not this one. Our Juicy Faux Fried Chicken is better then most fried chicken recipes because it isn’t fried at all, but you’d never guess that from its taste. This recipe is sure to be a classic at your house. Enjoy! Balsamic BBQ Chicken - Good Dinner Mom. I love recipes where very little effort produces extremely satisfying results. And this is one of those recipes. Balsamic Barbecue Chicken is made with a from-scratch sauce reduction and then cooked on the grill or under the broiler. You could bake it as well, I’m sure. I have been making mine on the grill and the sauce just seals in the juices for a moist bite every time. This recipe starts with ingredients you probably already have on hand and the sauce’s flavor becomes quite bold as it simmers with a mellow sweet-heat. Balsamic Barbecue Chicken Author: Good Dinner Mom Recipe type: Main Dish 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 cup balsamic vinegar ¾ cup ketchup ⅓ cup brown sugar 1 generous Tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 Tablespoon stone ground mustard, like Inglehoffer.

Add vinegar, ketchup, brown sugar, Worcestershire, mustard, salt, pepper and garlic powder to a medium sauce pan. Recipe adapted from Center Cut Kitchen. Share this: 30 Minute Healthy Kickin' Cajun Chicken and Rice. No salads today. Happy New Year! Not that I do not love salads, because I do! I have one coming your way, but just not today. I hope you do not mind, but I thought I would ease you guys into January with Gerard family healthy comfort food. Chicken and rice. It is honestly more comforting to me than a lot of really cheesy, heavy dishes. It’s just what I grew up on, so I think I can come up with probably like a million different ideas involving chicken and rice.

Anyway, I was this close (as I pinch my fingers together like you can actually see me or something) to posting a salad today, but then I stopped myself. Personally, I do not diet – exercise, moderation and healthy lifestyle changes are more my style. I am not a New Year’s resolution person at all, but I love setting goals and my number one goal this year – create amazing recipes! Number two goal? Well, this one goes right along with number one. Since we are on the topic of recipes and goals, what are your goals for 2014. Ugh.