Recipe 004 – Deviled Eggs and Bacon-Wrapped Chicken

You say have a party about to happen, and you don’t know what to make for it. Don’t worry; I gotcha.

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[insert stupid egg pun here]

There are two party dishes which, if you make them right, everyone will love, and thankfully they’re very easy to make! So it is that today we’re going to learn ¬†how ot make deviled eggs and bacon-wrapped chicken!

You will need:

Deviled eggs:

Eggs. How many depends on how many people you want to serve. Assume about two eggs per person, and round up to the nearest half-dozen.

Mayonnaise

Mustard (standard yellow or Dijon)

Salt

Pepper

Dill weed

Paprika

A hand mixer

Bacon-wrapped chicken:

Boneless, skinless chicken breasts. Approximately one for every three or four people.

Bacon. One 16oz package for every ten people.

One can of Tony Chachere’s Creole Seasoning

1 pound of brown sugar

Toothpicks

Baking sheet

Cooling rack

Aluminum foil

Let us begin.

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Experiment 001 – Chicken and Rice Soup with Peppers

Now you get to join me on a little adventure. Yes, I’m about to try cooking something I’ve never cooked before! I figure some of you will be cooking things for the first time, so I’m going to do the same. Better yet, I’m going to cook something without a recipe! Yep, I’m making it up as I go along! Say hello to my chicken and rice soup with peppers!

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You will need:

1 package of chicken breasts (about four breasts total)

3 bell peppers (I used one each of green, red, and yellow)

1 jalapeno pepper (I can’t make the ~ over the n)

16 ounces of drained, diced tomatoes

2 cups of rice

2 boxes of chicken broth

3 tablespoons of crushed red peppers

3 tablespoons of salt

3 tablespoons of dried onions

Total prep time: about 45 minutes

Total cook time: about one hour

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