Tomato Braised Chicken with Chickpeas & Kale

Tomato Braised Chicken with Chickpeas & Kale | StrictlyDelicious.com

Now this, my friends, is cheap, healthy, delicious comfort food. A can of tomatoes, a can of garbanzo beans, a bunch of kale (or whatever green you can find), and dark meat chicken. This entire recipe cost me less than $10! But the result? Oh, this meal is that filling, stick-to-your-bones, soothing kind of food… 

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Mason Jar Coconut Curry Lentil & Wild Rice Soup Kit

Mason Jar Coconut Curry Lentil & Wild Rice Soup Kit | StrictlyDelicious.com

A few years ago around this time, probably around the time when I was starting this food blog, I asked my dad what he wanted for Christmas, as usual. He had been following along with my blog posts and was a very encouraging supporter, and he asked me to make him some special homemade gifts… 

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Paprika Bacon Skillet Chicken

Paprika Bacon Skillet Chicken | StrictlyDelicious.com

Oh my… I wish these photos could be scratch and sniff! This smell all up in my kitchen… Is driving me to bacon-y garlicky roasty delirium! Has spring fever hit you yet?? It’s hitting me hard, to the point where I don’t want to go to bed at night because I’m so excited to be… 

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Creamy Buttermilk Tomato Soup

Creamy Buttermilk Tomato Soup | StrictlyDelicious.com

Guyyysssss… What happened to spring?!! I thought we’d endured all of the snow and blustering weather we were due! For goodness’ sake, it’s April! By April, the weather is supposed to have gotten its stuff together and be giving us all of the streaming sunshine and budding flowers and gentle rain showers it’s been holding out… 

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Steamed Clams with Creamy Bacon & Fennel Broth

Steamed Clams with Creamy Bacon & Fennel Broth | StrictlyDelicious.com

The fact that I can eat clams will never cease to amaze me. My entire life, I thought I was allergic to all seafood and I would never dare to touch it even with a ten foot pole. Growing up in Maryland, the heart of the East Coast seafood world, my seafood allergy felt like torture. It was… 

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One-Skillet Italian Roasted Chicken and Vegetables

One-Skillet Italian Roasted Chicken and Vegetables | Strictly Delicious.com

Oooo boy do I have some healthy, delicious, comfort food for you today! Before you tell me you’re done with comfort food because it’s (finally) April and it’s spring and you’ve (finally) packed away your sweaters and wool socks and brought out your breezy shirts and open-toed shoes, let me assure you this is comfort food designed… 

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Coffee & Black Pepper Rubbed Tenderloin Roast

Coffee Rubbed Tenderloin | StrictlyDelicious.com

I don’t know about you, but there’s something about eating beef tenderloin that makes me feel so indulgent and luxurious. Maybe it’s the stigma surrounding “filet mignon,” that it’s a special occasion meat saved for adults, romantic dinners, and candlelight. (Not to mention the price!) Maybe it’s that pretty pink meat that’s butter soft and takes so… 

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Acorn Squash Butter Chicken

Acorn Squash Butter Chicken | StrictlyDelicious.com

We got our first snow yesterday!!! I couldn’t believe it, especially since Saturday had been such a beautiful sunny day that reached sixty degrees! But sure enough, when I rolled out of bed on Sunday morning, a shower of big fat fuzzy snowflakes was doing its best to coat the street and sidewalks. Although the snow stopped… 

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Skillet Chicken with Preserved Lemon & Garlic Cream Sauce

Skillet Chicken with Preserved Lemon & Garlic Cream Sauce | StrictlyDelicious.com

Okay so… Skillet chicken. It’s nothing new, and the “recipe” for it has been making its way around the internet for years now. And for good reason. With just three ingredients and a cast-iron skillet, you can make the most decadent, crispy, crunchy, golden-skinned chicken you could ever desire. The method is simple. Heat about… 

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