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Baked Chicken Taquitos

Our Baked Chicken Taquitos are the ultimate snack food for any day of the week! These crispy oven-Baked Chicken Taquitos are also a great way to use up leftover chicken. But let’s face it – the star of this easy and delicious snack is the Southwestern Red Chile Sauce we used to make the super […]

Instant Pot Country Chicken

Our Instant Pot Country Chicken recipe will have an entire family dinner on the table quickly and easily! Jack and I finally jumped on the Instant Pot bandwagon this past month – and today’s easy and delicious Instant Pot Country Chicken has made us fans of this versatile kitchen appliance! I’ll admit, we’ve been seeing […]

Copycat Willow Tree Chicken Salad

Why buy the expensive deli chicken salad when you can make our Copycat Willow Tree Chicken Salad at home? (It’s just as good!) A few years back when I was pregnant with my daughter, I had food cravings like most pregnant woman do.  One of my cravings was for Willow Tree chicken salad.  Almost every […]

Grilled Chicken Skewers with Thai Chili Peanut Sauce

These Grilled Chicken Skewers with Thai Chili Peanut Sauce are sponsored by Peapod as part of our ongoing ambassadorship with the brand.  All opinions are 100% mine. Finally…finally! After a very rainy Spring, grilling weather is (finally) here to stay in New England, and I’m so thrilled to be spending our evenings outdoors – cooking […]

Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms, Lemon and Herbs

Today’s Chicken Thighs with Mushrooms, Lemon and Herbs recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight meal at home – but it’s so delicious, you’ll think you are eating at a gourmet restaurant. And even better – this recipe is made with ingredients that you probably already have on hand in your kitchen. To make this […]

Creamy Tortellini and Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

As you might imagine, Jack and I keep a fairly well-stocked pantry and refrigerator full of ingredients at our house.  That has been even more the case ever since we started A Family Feast a few years ago. Over time, we’ve identified a running list of items that we always keep on hand for those […]

Perfect Herb Roasted Chicken

This Perfect Herb Roasted Chicken is sponsored by Peapod.  All opinions are 100% mine. Say the words “comfort food” and what comes to mind? Maybe a hearty stew? Or a cheesy pasta dish? Or how about a sweet and delicious baked apple bread? For me, a Perfect Herb Roasted Chicken is my idea of the […]

Chicken Corn Chowder

We originally shared this Chicken Corn Chowder recipe back in February 2013 – right after winter storm Nemo had hit New England – and we were without heat and electricity for several days.  Four years later, I still remember how cold it was in our house! With a young daughter at home with us, once […]

Citrus Chicken and Rice Soup

Looking for a new twist on a classic chicken soup recipe? Today’s Citrus Chicken and Rice Soup is for you! I’m someone who loves a bowl of warm, comforting chicken soup just about any day of the week.  This easy and delicious Citrus Chicken and Rice Soup is destined to become a new favorite! We […]

Chicken and Linguica Sheet Pan Dinner

This Chicken and Linguica Sheet Pan Dinner recipe was developed as part of our ongoing ambassadorship with Peapod. All opinions are 100% mine. With the holidays fast approaching, life is about to get even more hectic than usual! And while many of us are already looking ahead to planning our holiday meal menus – you […]

Quinoa Chicken and Vegetable Salad

This Quinoa Chicken and Vegetable Salad recipe is sponsored by Shaw’s and Albertsons. All opinions are 100% mine. #OrganicForAll If you follow me over on Instagram, then you likely saw that I spent a few days in Chicago last month with Shaw’s learning all about their O Organics product line. Starting my morning off right […]

Chicken with Vindaloo Spices

Anytime my husband Jack travels for the week for work (and I have the kitchen all to myself) I often cook foods that I love, but Jack does not particularly like. For example – today’s delicious Chicken with Vindaloo Spices. I’ve mentioned before that Jack is not a huge fan of Indian cuisine – and […]

Citrus Grilled Chicken

This easy Citrus Grilled Chicken has been one of our go-to recipes all summer long. It’s so simple to make – with just a few ingredients – that it can hardly be called a recipe. But it’s also so delicious – we had to share! We make a simple marinade by stirring together fresh lemon […]

Chicken Cakes

PIN THIS RECIPE! I can’t believe it – we only have one more week to go before the new school year begins! (I know for many of you living in other parts of the country – school already started weeks ago!) It’s only a matter of time before the week is filled with all sorts […]

Butter Chicken Panini

This Butter Chicken Panini recipe was sponsored by Stonefire Naan. All opinions are 100% mine. At any given time, if you looked in the drawer of our freezer, you would find a package of Stonefire@ Naan flatbreads.  So we were thrilled when Stonefire asked us to share one of our favorite recipes using their delicious […]

White Barbecue Chicken

This White Barbecue Chicken is sure to become a new crowd favorite at all of your cookouts this summer! As promised, today we’re sharing our recipe for White Barbecue Chicken. It uses that deliciously zesty White Barbecue Sauce recipe that we shared yesterday, and the chicken comes out super juicy and so flavorful! I’m even […]

Peanut Ginger Chicken

I first made this fantastic Peanut Ginger Chicken recipe years ago – long before we started blogging and long before everyone could easily find recipes online! Back then, I was just starting to develop a passion for cooking, and I used to clip and save recipes from magazines and newspapers that caught my eye.  I […]

Orange Chicken Roasted Spatchcock-Style

One of our favorite ways to save time during the busy school and work week is to roast a whole chicken over the weekend – then we enjoy the leftovers all week long! Today’s recipe – our Orange Chicken Roasted Spatchchock-Style makes some incredibly moist and flavorful chicken that is delicious made into sandwiches for […]

Ranch Buffalo Chicken Meatloaf

This Ranch Buffalo Chicken Meatloaf was developed as part of a sponsored post for Hidden Valley® Ranch at Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. Even us food bloggers are not above taking short cuts every now and then, and when schedules are busy we just want to get an easy and delicious dinner on the […]

Scottiglia (Mixed Meat Stew)

My husband Jack is back today to share the story behind our recipe for Scottiglia (an Italian Mixed Meat Stew), as well as share our review of Wolf Gourmet American-made Cookware.   Here’s Jack: One day, back in my food service days, I was conducting a production meeting with my chef and some senior kitchen and […]

Whole30 West Coast Chicken

We made it! My husband Jack and I completed our Whole30 earlier this week – and delicious, satisfying recipes like this Whole30 West Coast Chicken are part of the reason for our success. I know I’ve said this before – but even if you aren’t following the Whole30 program – you will love this quick, […]

Chicken Pepper Bacon Melts

The name of this recipe – Chicken Pepper Bacon Melts – really says it all. This is a simple and delicious weeknight dinner that the entire family will love! To make these Chicken Pepper Bacon Melts, boneless skinless chicken breasts are portioned, then pounded to about a quarter of an inch thick. (This allows the […]

Meat Lovers Manicotti Stracotto-Style

Meat lovers – rejoice! Today’s recipe – our fantastic Meat Lovers Manicotti Stracotto-Style – is just for you! This Meat Lovers Manicotti Stracotto-Style is a delicious, meat-filled twist on a classic cheese-stuffed manicotti recipe – and the results are truly memorable! Stracotto is an Italian pot roast – typically a slow-braised cut of beef or […]

Poppy Seed Chicken

Over the last few years, I’ve repeatedly stopped to drool over photos of Poppy Seed Chicken that my fellow food bloggers have posted on their pages! From what I’ve read, Poppy Seed Chicken is a popular, classic Southern comfort food recipe, and so many people have fond memories of their mothers making this dish! Poppy […]

Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup

Browsing through my mother’s old recipe box, we’ve come across a number of recipes that call for cans of Condensed Cream of Chicken Soup. It’s definitely a convenient way to add flavor to a recipe. So after we shared our homemade Condensed Cream of Mushroom Soup over the holidays – we had several readers write […]

Chai Coconut Chicken Strips

Last week, after we posted our recipe for a homemade chai spice mix, we had several readers ask us for more recipes they could make using that delicious spice mix. So – always happy to oblige – here is a delicious recipe for Chai Coconut Chicken Strips! These Chai Coconut Chicken Strips are a quick […]

Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Chicken Stew

We developed this Slow Cooker Tex-Mex Chicken Stew as part of an ongoing Ambassadorship with Peapod. All opinions are 100% mine. Today’s recipe is all about keeping things easy – especially when it comes to feeding a crowd! Whether you’re hosting a football party over the next few weekends, or simply looking for a quick […]

Italian Chili

If Rome, Italy and Dallas, Texas got together had a baby – it would be this Italian Chili! 🙂 This is a very unique and delicious chili – and it just might become your new favorite! This Italian Chili is a mix of hot Italian sausage, pieces of boneless and skinless chicken thighs, pancetta and […]

Korean Barbecue Chicken Wings

Happy Monday everyone! Did you have a nice holiday? Ours was quiet and very relaxing at home – and just what we all needed after a very busy pre-holiday season! As much as we’re on the go these days, sometime it is just as nice to be a tourist in our own hometown. A few […]

Chicken Liver Pâté

My husband Jack is sharing the story behind today’s recipe for Chicken Liver Pâté. (We are also sharing this recipe today at the request of several friends who devoured this pâté at a recent holiday party we hosted!) Here is Jack in his own words: A number of years back, I was good friends with […]

Easy Chicken & Rice

We’re sharing this Easy Chicken & Rice recipe as part of a sponsored post for Reynolds™ heat & eat containers. All opinions are 100% mine. Back in the days when I was still a single gal, I often made quick and easy meals like this Easy Chicken & Rice on Sundays for dinner – then […]

Cranberry Buffalo Wings

Whether you’re looking for a festive but different appetizer for a holiday party, or some new and delicious game day munchies….these Cranberry Buffalo Wings are just the thing to add to your menu! We’ve taken a classic, spicy Buffalo wings recipe – but added a sweet-tart twist with the addition of in-season cranberries and cranberry […]

Butternut Squash and Chicken Chowder

On most weekends, I’m the first person in our house to wake up. As much as I try to sleep in a little bit – even without an alarm set – my internal clock has me waking up right around 6 am which is the exact same time that I wake up during the school […]

Chicken Broccoli Pasta Bake

About a month after I first started dating my husband Jack, he invited me out to lunch so I could meet his daughter Courtney. We went to a local chain restaurant called the “99” right around the corner from where Jack lived, and I distinctively remember Courtney ordering a dish very similar to today’s recipe […]

Grilled Chicken Calzones

Today’s Grilled Chicken Calzone is a super simple recipe that bakes up in less than ten minutes – and it’s perfect for a busy weeknight meal! It’s also one more recipe that uses our béchamel sauce recipe from earlier this week! In fact – in case you didn’t notice – this recipe uses many of […]

White Lasagna Chicken Rollups

We’re back today with another delicious recipe using our versatile Béchamel sauce from our Sunday Cooking Lesson earlier this week! Today’s recipe for White Lasagna Chicken Rollups is really what we like to call an “A.I” recipe – short for Available Ingredients we already had in the kitchen and refrigerator! We had some leftover grilled […]

White Chicken Pizza

When friends come over to our house, we often have a “Make Your Own Pizza” night – where we put out lots of different meats, toppings and sauces. Each guest can create their own favorite pizza and it is a great way to get your dinner guests interacting and having fun! When it comes to […]

Ruby Red Grapefruit and Cranberry Chicken

This time of year – when everyone else seems to be going crazy for pumpkin recipes – I myself am super excited about cranberry season! In Southeastern Massachusetts where we live, cranberry harvesting is in full swing (it’s such a cool process to watch!) and that was part of the inspiration behind sharing today’s recipe […]

Barbecue Chicken Wings

Over the summer, we shared a fantastic recipe for barbecue pork ribs made with Mozelle’s barbecue sauce – a long-kept secret recipe from the grandmother of our friend and neighbor Sean. Those pork ribs are really fantastic thanks to that incredible sauce! But I have to say – I think Mozelle’s barbecue sauce is even […]

Chicken with Pignoli Crust

Years ago – long before food blogging and online recipe websites were as popular as they are today – some of the best places to find new and interesting recipes included magazines and local newspapers. And, if you follow us here at A Family Feast on any sort of regular basis, then you already know […]

Vietnamese Chicken and Cabbage Salad

This past Labor Day weekend, our friend Simone brought a delicious Vietnamese Chicken and Cabbage Salad to a barbecue we attended in our neighborhood. The party was actually an annual rib cook-off where my husband Jack served as one of the judges. And while the ribs were very good – this Vietnamese Chicken and Cabbage […]

Blue Moon Chicken

My husband Jack will readily tell you that he has never been much of a beer drinker – usually preferring a glass of wine, or a mixed drink over a bottle of beer when we’d go out together. But earlier this year, some of the guys in our neighborhood started bringing Blue Moon’s Belgian White […]

Asian Barbecue Chicken Wings

Grab some napkins everyone! Today we’re sharing our recipe for Asian Barbecue Chicken Wings – made using that delicious homemade Asian Barbecue Sauce recipe we shared yesterday! These Asian Barbecue Chicken Wings are the perfect party appetizer – and I think they are even better than the wings you’d order at your favorite Chinese restaurant! […]

Mediterranean Grilled Chicken

As I’m sitting here writing today’s post, I’m already looking forward to the next time my husband Jack makes this Mediterranean Grilled Chicken! Super juicy chicken thighs that were first marinated in an unusual (but incredibly delicious) zesty, paste-like brine made from feta cheese, lemon juice, shallots, garlic, capers and fresh oregano. The chicken is […]

Roasted Chicken with Rosemary Compound Butter

Get ready to enjoy some of the juiciest, most flavorful chicken you’ll ever eat – our Roasted Chicken with Rosemary Compound Butter! Yesterday we shared a recipe for rosemary compound butter – a simple mix of softened butter combined with chopped rosemary and shallots.  That butter is one of the secrets to to this delicious, […]

Chicken Carbonara

Today we’re sharing a delicious, authentic, restaurant-quality recipe for Chicken Carbonara. Carbonara is a classic Italian pasta dish that originated in Rome with a creamy, rich sauce made from eggs, cheese, bacon and black pepper – and it’s one of my all-time favorite dishes! Behind the scenes in a restaurant kitchen, carbonara is often made-to-order […]

Grilled Marinated Chicken with Tropical Salsa

We made this Grilled Marinated Chicken with Tropical Salsa from Target Grocery Essentials as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #TargetCrowd Every year at the beginning of June, we host “Emma’s Big Play Date” – a fun backyard picnic for our 8-year-old daughter Emma and all of her friends! This big play date started […]

Golden Crusted Baked Chicken

We’re always looking for new ways to prepare chicken – and this Golden Crusted Baked Chicken is easy and delicious! And – there are a few secret ingredients in the coating that give this Golden Crusted Baked Chicken fantastic flavor and texture! We started off by pureeing some celery stalks. Then we combined that puree […]

Easy Freezer Meatballs

When life gets crazy-hectic, our Easy Freezer Meatballs are the perfect food to have on hand so you can make your family a quick and delicious dinner!  But today’s post is really more than just this recipe. Today, Jack and I are joining up with a group of other bloggers (you can see a list […]

Chicken Pizzaiola

Chicken Pizzaiola is a fun, easy-to-make dinner that the whole family is sure to love! It’s made from the ever-versatile chicken as the main ingredient and flavored with some of our favorite pizza-inspired toppings! This dish has its origins from ‘carne alla pizzaiola’ which is roughly translated from Italian as “meat in pizza style.” Traditionally, […]

Grampa’s Firehouse Chicken

My father-in-law – Grampa to all of us in the family – worked as a firefighter in Brockton, Massachusetts for most of his career. During that time, each firefighter took turns cooking dinner for the rest of the guys working the shift at the firehouse. Grampa developed this recipe (named Firehouse Chicken by our family) […]

Pulled Chicken Chilaquiles

A few weeks ago, my husband Jack and I were watching one of the food channels on TV and the featured chef was making a dish called chilaquiles. Living in New England, this was not a dish that either of us has seen served at any of our local Mexican restaurants, and until we watched […]

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Why order take-out when you can make our delicious Sweet and Sour Chicken at home!? Many years ago, back when my husband Jack was still a bachelor, he decided to take a class to learn more about cooking Asian cuisine. While he was already trained professionally in many other types of cuisines – at the […]

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo

This week – with extremely frigid winter temperatures where we live – the only thing I can think about is warm and comforting foods like this Greek Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo! This delicious Greek Lemon Chicken Soup with Orzo is made from a version of our homemade chicken stock recipe – but with ingredients […]

20+ Delicious Chicken Salad Recipes

Hi Everyone! With today’s collection of 20+ Delicious Chicken Salad recipes, Jack and I are so pleased to introduce you to Becca from It’s Yummi!  Becca is a trained chef and fellow food blogger who believes that everyone deserves to eat nutritionally balanced meals, even if you’re on a tight budget!  She will be posting here on […]

Chicken Marsala

Preparing a special home-cooked meal of one of my favorite dishes – like Chicken Marsala – is just one way that my husband Jack likes to spoil me! Now – I know what you’re probably thinking… How much more spoiled can she get being married to a food blogger who loves to cook! And you’re […]

Chicken Escalope with Mushroom Sauce

Escalope – as you’ll see in today’s recipe for Chicken Escalope with Mushroom Sauce – is a French term that refers to any type of boneless meat that has been pounded and thinned out using a mallet. Thinning out the meat before cooking allows the chicken (or other meats that you prepare in a similar […]