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So we may have a certain thing for American Chinese dishes as seen on our website with dishes like Mongolian Beef or Orange Chicken and now this halal General Tso chicken recipe

But we can’t help it, they’re just so easy to make and really hit the spot when it comes to iftar time! When doing research as to how to make this dish, we found a lot of the recipes for General Tso chicken use alcohol in the cooking whether it is marinating the chicken in rice wine or beer or using alcohol in the sauce. Clearly, this is not a halal-friendly recipe so we made a few substitutions so that it is suitable for us to eat and enjoy!  I’ve adapted this recipe from Serious Eats: The Food Lab as Kenji knows how to make good food without taking short cuts! It may seem like it requires a lot of time...

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Who loves Mexican Cheese Bread??? We do, that’s who

Pretty sure your family will feel the same within just one bite. Mexican food recipes are always popular at our table and this easy cheese bread takes just 6 common ingredients. Because my family enjoys Mexican food so much, I have many Mexican and Tex Mex Recipes here on my blog. I hope you’ll enjoy them. Mexican Cheese Bread Recipe Howdy! Chef Alli Here. Let’s Get You Cookin’….Shall We??  I admit it. I can’t stop eating bread to save my soul; it has always been one of my greatest struggles. If it’s warm, crusty, and slathered with butter, there’s no way I’m not going to help myself. So because I’m addicted to bread, I make it for my family quite...

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Juicy Whole Roasted Chicken straight from your oven….yum

Crispy, golden-brown skin, unbelievable flavor, and so very juicy! Easy-to-make whole chicken in the oven requires little effort, yet looks like you’ve worked all day in the kitchen. Juicy Whole Roasted Chicken Recipe Howdy! Chef Alli Here. Let’s Get You Cookin’….Shall We? There is nothing easier than making a whole roast chicken right in your oven. You’re not going to believe it until you do it for yourself. I like to grow fresh herbs in the summer time and this is one of my favorite recipes for using them. However, please know that this roasted chicken is still delicious without the fresh herbs placed inside the cavity – that is totally optional. Yep. Cattle Ranchers Do Eat Chicken….Occasionally! Every time...

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What do you do with leftover eggnog?! Here are a bunch of leftover eggnog recipes and tips to help you find ways to use all that extra eggnog!

Eggnog is one of those tasty treats that many of us love to indulge in during the Christmas holidays but it’s easy to end up with a lot of it left when the party is over! The good news is that eggnog makes a tasty addition to a lot of other recipes! Here are 7 great ways to use leftover eggnog! 7 Ways to Use Leftover Eggnog I started to post these tips after Christmas but I just realized there will be a lot of eggnog served at Christmas parties over the next week or two. Instead of saving these leftover eggnog tips until after Christmas, here are a couple more ways to use leftover eggnog now: Use leftover eggnog...

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Everybody loves a classic homemade chicken pot pie – it’s a given! Loaded Bubble-Up Chicken Pot Pie is made with a simple biscuit crust and is filled a creamy, hearty filling made with cream of chicken soup, shredded chicken, crispy bacon, and veggie

s. It’s an easy and fast chicken casserole your family will love to dig in to. Such yummy comfort food. Loaded Bubble Up Chicken Pot Pie Recipe Howdy! Chef Alli Here. Let’s Get You Cookin’….Shall We? 🙂  Living here in the Heartland, it’s pretty common to enjoy a lot of meals that serve up Chicken Pot Pie. I love how versatile it is – you can make it in your favorite casserole dish, or like in this recipe, I’ve used a good old cast iron skillet for my vessel of choice. Love me some good cast iron cookin’! And, there are so many delicious variations of pot pie, too. Some cooks make it with puff pastry crust, while others prefer...

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