Cooking with Keva: Westernized Baked Teriyaki Chicken

I call this a “westernized” recipe because I have watched my mother make real teriyaki sauce before and the ingredients list looked NOTHING like this. However, we’ll do that recipe (which is equally easy, but requires a pantry with more Asian ingredients than I have at the moment) some other day, if only for the sake of comparison. The version I give you now is fairly good at achieving something similar-looking to classic teriyaki (which by definition just means “stuff to make your grilled meat shiny” anyway) and is made from stuff that’s easier to pick up at any old …

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Cooking with Keva: Oven Fried Chicken

Part two of this past weekend’s kitchen endeavors with Sassy. In which it was explained that while fried chicken is yummy, homemade fried chicken usually involves more pain, danger and mess than I like deal with on a regular basis. Why not let the oven do the hard work instead? The way I see it, the less contact with scalding globs of grease, the better. It should also be noted that the boy and I contentedly dug into these leftovers for three days in a row without feeling it was getting either old or tired. So something was definitely right …

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Chicken Rice Casserole (with bonus chicken stock!)

The boy’s family is a casserole family. They have traditional casseroles of various flavors for the holidays and make the easier ones throughout the year, since it’s easy to whip up a big one after a day at work and have leftovers for the rest of the week. My family… not so much. My mother stayed at home, so time wasn’t always as much of an issue — she’d do a different selection of dishes over the stove each night if she was on a streak. So when the boy asked for a casserole to take for lunch, I was …

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