Farmhouse Chicken Wings

I’m not sure if I’ve ever actually had Chicken Wings in a pub setting.  Most likely because I had left the city and was living on this lovely little island before they became a “thing”. There are, however, a couple of recipes of sticky, yummy chicken that I remember most fondly.  One was a family…

Slow-Roasted Chicken with Lemon & Garlic

For the first twelve years of our marriage, we lived in a 40’ x 9’ trailer.  We had renovated the inside, built a roof and an extra room.  Most people didn’t realize it was a trailer.  Just a really well planned little cottage.  Its lights ran off a 12-volt car battery, while the stove, fridge,…

Roast Chicken

For many years we raised our own meat birds.  We’d do 50 at a time, raise them on a vegetarian diet, with greens added, and could expect 8 – 10 lb. birds in a couple of months.  We had a chick room, and a finishing room, and during the warmer months, both would be busy….

Clay Baker Chicken

When my parents first moved to Thetis in the late 70’s, after having summered on the island since the early 60’s, they moved into a small trailer while they built their home.  They also built small chicken & duck houses, and bought chickens and ducks, a few at a time, ‘til they had a flock. …

Ab Fab Chicken

Living in a remote place, when you spontaneously decide to have friends over for supper, you need to be creative from your larder.  Now, I must admit, my larder probably has more depth than most, but available ingredients do define the meal.  Having a kilo of boneless, skinless chicken thighs started my mind ticking over…