Barbeque Turkey Sliders

I recently started dabbling in wine. I’ve always been more of a vodka girl personally, but it just seems so socially grown up to drink a glass of wine at a party. Who says peer pressure stays in high school? A while back I managed to finish my first glass, but it was Moscato so I hardly think that counts. My next attempt was a Riesling. I got a local wine called 14 Hands and found it to be delightful. I’m still a long way from attempting a musky red wine, but I feel I’m maturing.

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Chicken Cacciatore

Cacciatore means “hunter” in Italian. Preparing food hunter-style basically means stick it in a pot, cover with fresh veggies and herbs and let it cook. Which is exactly what you do with this dish. It’s hearty and delicious, full of fork tender chicken and a fantastic vegetable sauce. A perfect pairing with pasta and crusty bread. I generally find that making Italian food (and Mexican food too) destroys my kitchen. Not so  with this fabulous chicken dish. It gets cooked in one pan, and the majority of the cook time it’s just simmering itself into deliciousness. Score! [Read more…]

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