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523 recipe submissions by the BackYard Chickens community.

Easy Omelette Recipe

Ingredients: 3 Eggs (chicken or duck) 3 Tbsp milk 3 Tbsp butter Salt Pepper Desired toppings (cheese, jalapenos, sausage, picante sauce, e.t.c.)       Cooking Instructions: 1.) Crack the eggs into a small bowl and whisk/beat until they are a light, pale yellow in color.   2.) Add a dash of salt and pepper if desired to the mixture, then add the milk.   3.) Whisk until blended well (there will be air bubble in the mixture).   4.) Add butter to a skillet on low heat, and let it melt all the way. Add the egg mixture after this.   5.) Lift up the corners... read more

Braided Easter Egg Bread

Ingredients: 2 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour (divided) 1/4 Cup sugar 1 tsp. salt 1 package dry yeast (2 1/4 tsp.) 2/3 Cup milk 2 Tab. butter 2 eggs (for bread dough) 5 eggs (for decoration, colored if desired) 2 Tab. butter, melted for brushing dough     Cooking Instructions: Color eggs, if desired:   Assemble ingredients   In large bowl, combine 1 Cup of flour, the sugar, salt and yeast; stir well.   Combine milk and 2 Tab. butter in small sauce pan; heat until milk is warm and butter softened. Gradually add the milk and butter to the flour... read more

Chocolate Flan Cake

Ingredients: CAKE 1 jar caramel topping (the kind used for ice cream) 1 box of chocolate cake mix (any that say moist or fudge) 1 cup water ½ cup vegetable oil 3 eggs FLAN 1 can sweetened condensed milk 1 cup milk 4 eggs Cooking Instructions: 1.  Preheat oven to 350 °.  Grease large fluted bundt cake pan with butter.  Pour 1/4 cup caramel topping in bottom of pan. 2.  In large mixing bowl combine all cake ingredients and beat well with mixer for 2-3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally.  Pour batter over topping in bundt pan. 3.  Place flan ingredients in blender with... read more

Chicken in a Bag

Ingredients: Chicken In The Bag (Serves 2) 1 Chicken Salt Black pepper Paprika 1 Onion 1 Large Grocery Store Brown Paper Bag Cooking Instructions: * Rinse chicken pat dry * Salt and pepper chicken inside and out * Sprinkle Paprika on Chicken Breast. * Insert Onion in Body Cavity * Place Chicken in Brown Paper Bag Breast Side Up * Close bag by folding ends * Place bag on roasting pan and put in oven * Bake at 350 degrees for 3 hours Recipe Pictures:   read more

Ballontine Chicken Delight

Ingredients: Ballotine  Chicken Delight Servings: 4 -6  1 chicken (about 3 to 4 pounds)  boned  1 onion sliced                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1 package country ham                                                                                                                                                                                                                ... read more

Mom's Pound Cake

      Recipe Picture:       Ingredients: 1 Pound of Butter 2 1/3 Cups of Sugar 6 Heaping tsp Sugar (to add to egg whites) 8 Large Eggs  3 1/2 cups of All Purpose or Cake Flour 1 tsp Baking Powder 2 tsp Vanilla 2 tsp Almond flavoring ( I use 2 Tbs of Pure Almond Extract) 2 Tbs Bourbon ( I think it is better without the Bourbon) 6 Tbs Cream ( I use Half & Half)   Mix: 1.  Cream butter &  2 1/3 cups of sugar, beat well.   2.  Add flavorings.     3.  Add egg yolks one at a time.  Mixing after each.     4.  In a separate small bowl mix... read more

Scrambled Egg Salad - easier than boiling those fresh eggs.

Ingredients: per serving 2 Medium to Large Fresh Eggs 1 Tbs (or a little less) Miracle Whip Salad Dressing 1 large squirt of Prepared Mustard 1 tsp Sweet Relish Pickles Salt and Pepper to taste. Butter optional         Cooking Instructions:   1- Scamble the eggs .           2- Heat a skillet on Med-High heat ( a small pat of butter is optional).   3-Pour in the eggs and stir til done   4- Place the scrambled eggs in a clean mixing bowl and add remaining ingredients 5- Mix well - a fork works best.         Recipe Pictures:       read more

Chicken Pot Pie/Stew

    Ingredients: 1 onion  1/2 bunch celery 3-4 med carrots 6-8 gold potatoes peeled or unpeeled 1/2 stick butter leftover rotisserie or baked chicken or Turkey 1/2 puff pastry sheet or pie crust flour 1/4 - 1/2 cup chicken broth or stock 4-8 cups depending on the amount of leftover chicken you have pressure cooker   Cooking Instructions:  Thaw pastry sheet or pie crust 40 min   Chop onion, celery, and carrots and sauté a few min in the open pressure cooker.   Cut up potatoes into bite size pieces and add to pressure cooker Add 1/2 of the chicken... read more

Gramma's No Time To Cook Chicken Chicken

Ingredients: 4 chicken thighs or breasts (your preference, I use thighs) 1 small egg, beaten with a bit of milk small amount of flour Salt and Pepper to taste 2-3 TBSP brown sugar Enough oil to for browning to keep the chicken from scorching - you aren't trying to deep fry it Dorothy Lynch Salad dressing   Cooking Instructions: - Rinse and pat chicken dry.  (I don't know why they always say to do this, but since they do, I do.)  Season with salt and pepper to taste.     - Dip the chicken pieces in egg mixture, then very lightly coat with the flour.  You won't... read more

Marvelous Meringue Cookies

Meringue Cookies are so delicious. The way they crunch when you bite them, but melt the next moment. So here is my derived recipe for Meringues. I hope you enjoy! -------- Makes about 2 dozen meringue cookies, depending on how big you make your meringues.  -------- Ingredient List Whites from 6 Large chicken eggs-or-5 Large Duck eggs* 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar 1 1/2 cups of granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract  Colored sugar sprinkles (optional) -------- Gadget List 2-3 Baking Sheets Parchment Paper A Pastry Bag A Food Processor Measuring... read more

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