Beach Eats: The Best Basil Pesto & Grilled Garlic Chicken

Contributor: Caroline Coker I call this recipe “The Best Basil Pesto”, not only because it is my mom’s recipe, but because it is also made from the fresh basil growing in pots on our back porch. I am a huge fan of pesto, it is so simple to make, and is healthy when consumed in moderation. It…

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Indian Spiced Chicken with Raita

November is National Diabetes Month, and today is World Diabetes Day. The Virtual Potluck team has paired up with Anolon and Microplane to create and share some delicious diabetic friendly meals to raise awareness about diabetes and to offer our readers a giveaway. Six of us will be giving away a Microplane Adjustable Slicer with Julienne Blade…

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Buttermilk Brined Fried Chicken

It’s National Fried Chicken Day, and Oh, how I love fried chicken! I just returned from a trip to Lafayette, Louisiana where I savored the most succulent smoked and flash fried chicken from an incredible restaurant, Southern Social, which I will be sharing in an upcoming post soon. I happen to make mine buttermilk brined…

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Better Than Taco Bell’s Mexican Pizza

If you or your kids like Taco Bell’s Mexican Pizza, then you need to try this tasty, healthy and easy version inspired by Trader Joe’s! Two crisp tortillas are filled with seasoned ground turkey, hearty beans, and then topped with chunky salsa, a three cheese blend, green onions, black olives, and diced ripe tomatoes. 

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Filipino Chicken Adobo & My Birthday

Yesterday was my birthday, and now that I am an empty nester it was a pretty quiet one. Since my husband had to be at his practice in Pensacola Tuesday, we decided to celebrate Monday by having a day date. We went to Destin Commons to see Lincoln (which was awesome, and I recommend you…

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Turkey Banh Mi Sandwich & Thanksgiving Leftovers

What could be better than Thanksgiving leftovers, right? The Sunday Supper Team, including 30A EATS has stepped up to the challenge, and we’ve come up with amazing Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes for this week’s Sunday Supper Event! Check out all of the links below! I decided after a big heavy Thanksgiving feast that nothing beats the…

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Warming White Bean Chicken Chili for Halloween

With the crisp nip in the air and the prospect of witches and goblins arriving at your door, kick back and relax on Halloween with a bowl of warming White Bean Chicken Chili. Your family will appreciate this comforting dish upon their return from trick-or-treating, and you will enjoy the ease of clean-up! This recipe…

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Comforting Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken potpie is an example of the best of American home cooking. A kind of culinary miracle worker, with a creamy sauce and a flaky pastry top that is guaranteed to calm even the most stressed nerves, Chicken Pot Pie is the ultimate comfort food. Both the pastry and the filling can be made ahead…

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Chicken Pecan Meuniere

With the kids now off to college I am learning all to fast about cutting recipes in half, and this week was on a roll. It still has been raining quite a bit in Northwest, Florida, which has given me the opportunity to throw myself into developing new recipes, as I set out on my…

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Chicken Satay With Raw Cashew Sauce

  I am excited about today’s post on 30A EATS as we are talking nut butters! Recently I was shipped, along with my Virtual Potluck bloggers, a wonderful variety of raw nut butters to sample. We are finding ways to incorporate these delicious food offerings into recipes for the company Artisana. You can find the roundup…

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