Simple Poached Chicken

A couple of months ago, Bryan was home early from work. We were sitting in front of the TV. Out of nowhere, we realized that we were watching The Queen Latifah Show. That probably freaked Bryan out (LOL!) When we were about to change the channel, Graham Elliot (famous chef and judge from Master Chef) popped out. We were shocked to see the new Graham Elliot. He has lost A LOT OF weight. (If you haven’t seen it, google him.) Amazing! It is very good for him. Then he went on to cook this poached chicken on the show. At first, I wasn’t sure whether we would like that or not. I rarely make chicken breasts, because they are always dry and tough. We never like them. But then, when Chef Elliot finished the dish, the chicken looked moist and tasty. Bryan and I both agreed that we wanted to give this a try.

I am glad we did. This poached chicken was good. The vegetables poaching liquid gave the chicken more flavors. The tasty reduced jus was intense and earthy. It is the secret weapon to keep the chicken breast very flavorful and moist. This dish has changed my mind how chicken breast doesn’t have to be dry all the time. I hope you will enjoy the dish too!

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Roasted Root Vegetables and Brussels Sprouts

Roasted Root Vegetables and Brussels Sprouts

Fall is here! I can feel the cool air. Woo hoo! That is really exciting! I love Fall! Until a few days ago, I didn’t think about why I love Fall. After some throughout thinking, I have finally figured it out. When the weather starts to get cold and the wind is blowing outside, it is nice to stay at home. Turn on the heater, drink a cup of hot chocolate, and cuddle up with the loved ones. It is cozy, warm and sweet! That home sweet home feeling is what I love.

To welcome the arrival of Fall, I have this roasted vegetables recipe for you. It is made with some seasonal vegetables, like brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes. It is very easy, but flavorful with all the dried herbs. I also love the color of the dish. There are green, brown, orange, and white. Just amazing to look at. This is definitely a side dish I would make a lot at this Fall. Hope you will like it too!

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