Tag: shallots

Chicken with Wine, Shallots and Mushrooms

Chicken with Wine, Shallots and Mushrooms

Even if you think that this is too brown looking or boring for you, you might want to reconsider, if only to create a yummy rich fragrance for your home.  There is nothing better than butter, wine and shallots bubbling away.   I don’t usually like 

Pasta Carbonara with Peas

Pasta Carbonara with Peas

Traditional Carbonara does not have peas or cream, onions or garlic, but this is the version that our family loves, and since it has bacon and eggs…what else could we call it?

Lemony Garlic Chicken

Lemony Garlic Chicken

Lemony Garlic Chicken

The zing of lemon and garlic plus a few shallots and spices work together to create a bright and smoky marinade for grilled chicken.  We currently lack access to a barbecue, or backyard for that matter, so we cook the chicken on a stovetop grill pan (which has ridges to leave grill marks on the meat).  When we make this recipe, it is called, “Jackson’s favorite chicken.”  My hope is that one day he will stop dipping it in ketchup.  Leftovers make a great salad.