“He tried eating his two favorite foods – McDonald’s chicken nuggets and macaron…

“He tried eating his two favorite foods – McDonald’s chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese- but couldn’t keep them down.” 💛 • This was a solid addition to the conversation about the opioid crisis in America. The subject matter is important and absolutely worth reading about and understanding. I like the human interest angle because … Read more

“He touched the chicken again and licked his finger before he yanked the other l…

“He touched the chicken again and licked his finger before he yanked the other leg off, eating it until he had only the cracked, sucked pieces of bones left in his hand.” 💙 • Such beautiful writing that takes us into the story of the Nigerian-Biafran War in the 1960s. I honestly knew almost nothing … Read more

“Evie, I brought you General Tso’s chicken. If you want it, you will have to do …

“Evie, I brought you General Tso’s chicken. If you want it, you will have to do what normal people do and have conversations.” 💙 • This was a really cute and funny enemies-to-lovers romance that was heavy on the pranks, light on the romance. I found it to be sweet and liked that the relationship … Read more

Cooked along with hosted by with this Cape Malay Chicken Curry from Milk Stree…

Cooked along with hosted by cookinglikeimeanit with this Cape Malay Chicken Curry from Milk Street- Tuesday Nights. This was amazing!!! It’s South African curry dish and there’s no curry powder involved because you basically make your own blend so now I have an amazing curry powder recipe to boot!! The whole family loves this one … Read more

Made this Vietnamese Chicken Salad with Sweet lime- garlic dressing for this wee…

Made this Vietnamese Chicken Salad with Sweet lime- garlic dressing for this week’s hosted by cookinglikeimeanit from Milk Street- The New Rules. As my husband said, kinda tastes like a deconstructed banh mi without the bread. A wonderful summer meal- hearty and refreshing. Either my limes were super potent or our family prefers more sweetness … Read more

Made this Southern Thai Style Fried Chicken for this week’s hosted by from Mil…

Made this Southern Thai Style Fried Chicken for this week’s hosted by cookinglikeimeanit from Milk Street- The New Rules. The chicken was marinated in a spice mixture and the same spice mix was sprinkled at the end too. Gave it a lot of flavor. The sweet chili sauce was the perfect compliment to the spiced … Read more

This chicken and dumpling instant pot recipe from The Step-by-Step Instant Pot c…

This chicken and dumpling instant pot recipe from The Step-by-Step Instant Pot cookbook by pressureluckcooking was so fun to make and delicious! My daughter shot a little video so check out the IGTV post to see us making this one ! Thank you voraciousbooks for this gifted cookbook! 🧡 • • •

Made this Chicken in Green Mole for this week’s hosted by from Milk Street: Fa…

Made this Chicken in Green Mole for this week’s hosted by cookinglikeimeanit from Milk Street: Fast and Slow which had recipes you can use in the instantpotofficial !!! I love my instant pot! It took me a long while to even take it out of the box but once I did, I’ve been a huge … Read more

Cooked along with hosted by with these Chili Chicken Tacos from Milk Street- T…

Cooked along with hosted by cookinglikeimeanit with these Chili Chicken Tacos from Milk Street- Tuesday Nights. Man all my grocery stores have been out of cilantro so no pop of green in this photo! This was delicious and flavor PACKED. The guajillo chilies and OJ reminded me of pastor + carnita so it’s like if … Read more

“This is no time for fried chicken.” • Oh I love returning to Botswana and the…

“This is no time for fried chicken.” 💙 • Oh I love returning to Botswana and the world of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. I’ve read every single one of the books in this series and with every series, there are stronger books and one that are less strong but the setting and characters … Read more