King Creole Chicken with Grilled Pineapple Salsa

This summer I’ve not cooked anything else more than the King Creole Chicken with Grilled Pineapple Salsa out of Chelsea Winter’s latest cookbook Eat. Not counting baby back ribs of course. This is due to Sarah’s love for the recipe. I’m not very big on…

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Grilled Chicken Lettuce Cups

Long summer days in New Zealand are perfect for cooking outside. As if I needed an excuse, right? These Chicken Lettuce Cups are inspired by New Zealand’s own Chelsea Winter, adapted for the grill. It’s just more fun on the grill. Grilled Chicken Lettuce Cups…

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Thai Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce

A couple weeks ago Sarah was up in Auckland leaving me home alone for the weekend. The sun was out for a rare sunny weekend this spring so I took advantage on my Weber Go Anywhere grill. Steak and beer one night and these Thai…

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Pancetta Pine Nut Stuffed Chicken

Now, I’m a huge fan of chicken, I’m not a huge fan of chicken bones. Stuffed chicken is delicious. Dealing with chicken bones is not. Solution? Remove the bones. My first attempt at boning a chicken was a disaster so this time I went straight…

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Homemade Double Down

Homemade double down alert! I repeat, homemade double down alert. There are two people in this world. People who love KFC, and those who don’t want anything to do with it. Luckily today’s blog post caters for both types of people. The goodness of this…

Skillet Chicken with Bacon & Mushroom Sauce

This recipe for Skillet Chicken with Bacon & Mushroom sauce is a combination of long years of cooking on my part. Surprisingly enough, in my younger years I had my first taste of cooking in the backyard over an old Masport gas grill. My staple…

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Bacon Mozzarella & Basil Stuffed Chicken

The long weekend over here has been and gone but not forgotten. This stuffed chicken recipe was my attempt at helping Sarah get over an off reaction to the flu jab she had on Friday. Sarah did not want chicken noodle soup (and you can’t…

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Beer Soaked Chilli Lime Wings

Coriander chilli and lime is a classic flavour combination that goes excellent with chicken. Todays post I want to share a recipe and photos for these Beer Soaked Chilli Lime Wings. It would be expected that adding beer, especially a american hopped pale ale would…

Grilled Chicken Parmesan

This chicken parmesan is a bit of a deviation from the classic recipe that you may find elsewhere. Just as you would normally, prepare a fresh sauce over the stove top and prepare your fresh crumb. I would really like to stress preparing the sauce…

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Grilled Chicken Avocado Burgers

Sarah woke up the other day and decided that we were going to have chicken burgers for dinner and that I was making them. Challenge accepted. Can I make a chicken burger from scratch? Preparing the Chicken First things first, what I had in mind…