Bourbon Street Chicken

Made this while on vacation for 8 of us……..nothing remained!  It was amaze-balls!

Ingredients:

2 pounds boneless chicken breasts; cut into bite-size pieces

1 tablespoon olive oil; (1-2)

1 garlic clove; crushed

1/4 teaspoon fresh ginger

3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1/4 cup apple juice

1/3 cup light brown sugar

2 tablespoons ketchup

1 tablespoon cider vinegar

1/2 cup water

1/3 cup soy sauce

1 tablespoon cornstarch; (if thick sauce desired)

Heat oil in a large skillet.

Add chicken pieces and cook until lightly browned.

Remove chicken.

Add remaining ingredients, heating over medium heat until well blended and dissolved.

Add chicken and bring to a hard boil.

Reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes uncovered.

Serve over hot brown rice.  And if you are feeling REALLY healthy, add some brocoli.

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Triple Berry Pie

I have not been posting this year, and I apologize…..it’s been busy!  However, it doesn’t mean I haven’t been trying out new recipes or tweeking others.

This is a pie I made a month or so ago with some berries I froze las summer, it was amazing, and I can’t wait to make it again with fresh berries!

Ingredients:

4 cups frozen berry mix (blackberry, blueberry, raspberry)

1/2 cup white sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/8 cup tapioca
1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch double crust pie
In a large bowl, stir together the sugar and cornstarch, add the berries….stir until coated.  Line a 9 inch pie plate with pie pastry.  Add tapioca to bottom shell, then add the fruit.  Top the fruit with second pie shell.
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Bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes with foil aound edges or a pie shield to prevent over browning.  Remove the foil or pie shield and bake for an additional 30 minutes.  Cool on wire rack.
Eat warm with ice cream!!  Yum!
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Eat up!