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Poultry

Turkey Burgers

Turkey Burgers

Nothing can replace a good old-fashioned burger but for those looking to cut back on red meat, turkey is a good substitute. There are two tricks to this recipe: Worcestershire sauce and flipping only once to avoid dry patties. Adding a mild cheese like Monterey Jack […]

Baked Honey Chicken with Brussel Sprouts

Baked Honey Chicken with Brussel Sprouts

Hey everyone! First and foremost, thank goodness for IG! I deleted all my meal prep photos by accident, but you can find my step-by-step instructions on how to make many of my dishes on my Instagram account, @melsdishes! Baked honey chicken is my all-time favorite healthy guilty […]

Crispy Oven Baked Chicken

Crispy Oven Baked Chicken

Over the years I’ve learned to make fried chicken a couple of different ways, but there is only one recipe I seem to get right all the time, no complicated batters or deep fryer required. With fifteen minutes prep time and about 35-40 baking time, […]

Chicken & Pineapple Lo Mein

Chicken & Pineapple Lo Mein

Pineapples can be intimidating. I almost sliced my thumb off the first time I tried to cut a pineapple, and have an amazing scar to prove it. I blame a dull knife and lack of pineapple experience. That was ages ago. Since then, I found that showing […]

Garlic Rosemary Chicken for Dos

Garlic Rosemary Chicken for Dos

I like cooking with herbs, particular rosemary.  I hope to get a rosemary tattoo someday, although it won’t smell as nice as the temporary scented version designed by Vincent Jeannerot for Tattly. I became obsessed with rosemary in my 20s after taking a cooking class and learning all the […]

Honey Buffalo Chicken Wings

Honey Buffalo Chicken Wings

I often wonder about the origins of the Buffalo Chicken Wing. Legend has it that the original recipe was developed by a woman named Teressa Bellissimo in the 1960s. Since then, it has become a bar staple and favorite snack during the Big Game. I’ve […]