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Chicken Sybil

The Multiple Personality Chicken
& My Signature Chicken Recipe
The Recipe: We all remember the book Sybil, right? I call this recipe "Chicken Sybil" because it's the "multiple personality" chicken, made in so very many different ways, all wonderful. It's so easy to make, the chicken turns out moist and juicy in the center, slightly crispy at the edges. The sauce is so variable, it starts with a creamy-mustard sauce then adds on-hand ingredients. I think you'll love Chicken Sybil, it's the "one way" I make chicken again and again, yet it never turns out the same twice. ~ Skip Straight to the Recipe ~


Shoes in Our Closet vs Books On Our ShelvesCan a closet breed shoes at a rate challenging gravid guppies?(Y-chromosomed readers may want to skip straight to the recipe. This first bit requires X chromosomes for full comprehension.)Think pumps and sling-backs and slides and mules and slip-ons and peep toes and lace-ups and ankle straps and mo…

Two-Way Lentil Skillet:
A Recipe for Lentils with Tofu or Shrimp

What a favorite easy supper recipe, just healthy lentils and tofu for a vegetarian supper, or lentils and shrimp for omnivores who eat seafood. The Indian-style spices make the whole dish really come alive. ‘Concept recipes’ are big favorites here at Kitchen Parade.They’re like families that get along, combinations of ingredients that come together easily as written. But like friendly families happy to have visitors, the recipes seem to sit up and beg for adjustments for taste preferences, on-hand ingredients and seasonal vegetables.This lentil skillet supper is a classic concept recipe, one recipe with at least two entirely different outcomes.The first recommended combination is red lentils and shrimp that’s creamy and comforting. Its cousin is black lentils with tofu that’s hearty and satisfying. Or if you like, go for red lentils with tofu and black lentils with shrimp.The dishes are so different, serve them two nights in a row and no one will complain.And if you’ve got chicken or p…