Celebration! Spring Garlic Green Hot Blackened Pepper Chicken Pot-Au-Feau

2014 4 29 spring garlicky stewI am so glad to be done with the A-to-Z Challenge!
Mitchell is glad I am done, because I was rushing through cooking to get to writing to get to posting . . .  AACK!   Thursday I pulled out all my odd pieces of organic chicken (backs) + a whole chicken, two quarts of my home-made stock, two heaping tablespoons of my homemade blackened hot pepper pesto, 2 teaspoons of cumin, a teaspoon of black pepper, a cup of chopped spring garlic greens and another quart of water (or cover the top of the chicken.)  This simmered until the chicken was done (an hour and a half or until it falls easily off the bones), and the chicken was pulled out to cool.  While it cooled, I chopped two large sweet onions to simmer.  When it cooled, I stripped every bit of chicken off the bones and popped it back into the simmering pot.  Finally, chopped carrot, corn, and black beans were added with the cooked chicken.  This chicken will put hair on your chest, make you dance like a crazy woman, and knock a cold right out of you!
I painted while the cooking happened, and dinner was served, yummo!


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hollywood baby turned beach gurl turned steel&glass city gurl turned cowgurl turned herb gurl turned green city gurl. . . artist writer photographer. . . cat lover but misses our big dogs, gone to heaven. . . buddhist and interested in the study of spiritual traditions. . . foodie, organic, lover of all things mik, partner in conservation business mpfconservation, consummate blogger, making a dream happen, insomniac who is either reading buddhist teachings or not-so-bloody mysteries or autobio journal thangs early in the morning when i can't sleep
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10 Responses to Celebration! Spring Garlic Green Hot Blackened Pepper Chicken Pot-Au-Feau

  1. Sammy D. says:

    Leftovers for starving writers, please?


  2. Your vibrant illustration has made me very hungry. I might just try this recipe! Sounds delicious. Happy PPF! Emma x


  3. Annette G says:

    Looks a great recipe. Happy PPF, Annette x



  4. happytiler says:

    Wonderful illustration of your chicken soup recipe!!

    Hugs Giggles


  5. Love the visual recipe!


  6. I really like this. Food looks good.


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