Potato Chip Chicken

I've had such a busy week with back to reality, back to school, the STRUT FASHIONABLE MOM SHOW and everything in between.  Having time to prepare an involved dinner was just not in my cards.  Next to my crock pot and all the hassle-free dishes it produces, my other go-to meal is Potato Chip Chicken.  Unless your entire family is vegan, it's safe to say,  most people probably have chicken in their stocked fridge or freezer and some form of "potato chip" (healthy or otherwise) in their pantry.  When I have at least 35 minutes to spare for dinner … [Read more...]

Mom’s Chicken Gumbo

  Today is the first day of school for my kids!  It’s been a long fun summer but, even my 7-year old admitted he’s “ready for school to start.”   The night-before-the-first-day-of-school dinner is always important.  It’s become a tradition (started only last year) to reclaim the structure of mealtimes and scheduled days – both seemingly elusive during the fluid summer months. I wanted to make a hearty dish, one I knew would appeal to both my kid’s tastes and somehow calm their jitters. I uncovered Mom’s recipe for Chicken Gumbo … [Read more...]