Chicken Marseilles

Brown chicken in 1/3 cup dressing over low heat.  Add 1/4 to 1/3 cup dressing, tomatoes, onion and seasonings.  Cover and simmer 45 minutes.  Remove chicken and vegetables to warm serving platter.  Gradually add wine to flour, stirring until well blended.  Slowly add flour mixture to hot pan liquids, cook stirring constantly.  Serve with chicken and vegetables.

Backyard Pilaf

  • 1 cup long grain rice
  • ½ cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 Tbls butter
  • 1 ¾ cups chicken broth
  • ½ cup shredded carrot
  • 1 ½ Tbls Backyard Patch Ranch Dressing Mix
  • ¼ cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1/2 tsp thyme
  • 1 tsp savory

Melt butter in large skillet over medium-high heat.  Add rice and onion.  Sauté about 6 minutes or until golden.  Stir in broth, carrot and Ranch Dressing Mix.  Bring to a boil.  Transfer to 1 2 quart baking dish.  Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.  Before serving, fluff with a fork and sprinkle with almonds.  Makes 4 to 6 servings.

Herbed Cheese Omelet

The recipe can be prepared stove top as all egg dishes can, but this version was crafted for the microwave.  Depending on your favorite flavors, you can use Marcy‘s Dill Dip Mix or Backyard Patch Butter N Cheese Herb Mix to craft these deliciously simple eggs.

Beat eggs with milk and seasonings.  Microwave butter in glass pie pan on high for 1 minute.  Add egg mixture.  Microwave, loosely covered on medium-high for 3 minutes, stirring once.  Top with cheese.  Microwave for 30 seconds until cheese is melted.  Let stand, covered for 2 minutes.  Serves 2