Apple Curry Roasted Chicken

At some point in time someone, somewhere decided it was genius to stick the south end of a chicken on a can of beer and then set the chicken with a highly flammable liquid over a burning fire. It was the birth of “beer can chicken”. I can’t give you a count of injuries sustained

Pan Roasted Chicken with Harissa Chickpeas

Today’s recipe comes from guest contributor, Joan Ricks. Joan is a co-worker with my Tall & Handsome and she has contributed to The BamaSteelMagnolia’s Bistro before. Her recipes are always popular. Joan said she prepared this for Granny Butters birthday and it was a hit with her. You know if anyone’s granny likes something that’s

Awesome Tex – Mex Chicken and Doritos Casserole

For some of my newer readers you might not know how I started food blogging. Here’s some FAQS and trivia about The BamaSteelMagnolia’s Bistro and me. Food blogging came to me almost in an eureka moment. I’ve been cooking for decades – since I was a little girl. And, I’ve been collecting recipes and cookbooks

Chicken Curry with Rice

I’m a big fan of Chicken Curry – especially Thai Curry. I first fell in love with it at a little place in the Birmingham area called Thai Gardens. When Tall & Handsome’s work carried us out of state for a few years we were fortunate to find Thai restaurants that served my favorite wherever

Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Well, the New Year has started so, Happy New year everyone! 2014 and 2015 turned out to be unusual years for us with bumps in the roads we didn’t see. At the end of 2015 we both caught a major bug that put my dad in the hospital and left us flat of our backs

Throwback Thursday Recipe: Honey – Glazed Stir Fried Chicken

Back in the fall of 1980 one of the fun things I did with my sister, Pam, was take a Chinese cooking class down at UAB (University of Alabama at Birmingham). Our instructor was Asian, had trained is some of the best culinary schools in the world and passed along some great recipes and techniques.

Chicken Tetrazzini – Done Lite, by Beverly Hicks Burch

A year or so ago Tall & Handsome and I discovered a little cafe we really enjoyed getting take out from. Our favorites were the Spinach Salad and Chicken Tetrazzini. Since the location of the cafe is a little out of the way we don’t get there often so I set about creating replacement dishes