Braised Chicken Thighs Italiano

Braising is an underused way to cook in my opinion. When you braise meats they slowly take on the flavor of the braising liquid without losing their own unique flavor. And the liquid is infused with the flavor of the meat. It’s a win-win! Braised Chicken Thighs Italiano is one of our favorite ways to have chicken thighs because the flavors combine and create something wonderful!

Braised Chicken Thighs Italiano

Originally published on The Comfortable Coop

Bolognese

Pasta is one of those comfort foods that I like to serve at least a couple of times a month. The beauty of pasta is that there are so many types and so many ways to serve it. Whether it’s a simple olive oil and basil treatment or a full on, takes several hours sauce, pasta is always a favorite. One pasta meal we really enjoy is tagliatelle with Bolognese!

Bolognese is a truly versatile sauce

This way to Bolognese

Italian Sausage Strombolis

Oh, my gosh, I love strombolis! Not the island in the Lipari Islands of Italy but the food! When I make it for dinner I feel like I’m cheating and having a treat instead of a sensible meal. Then I think of the ingredients; sausage, peppers, onions, cheese, and the crust, and I realize it really is a sensible meal! If you want a meal to make your whole family think you’re spoiling them I suggest Italian Sausage Strombolis!

Italian Sausage Stromboli made with refrigerated dough!

Italian Sausage Strombolis

Chicken Parmigiana

Certain meals just kind of scream comfort to me and Chicken Parmigiana is one of them. There’s something so decadent about cutting into that perfectly moist chicken breast covered in tomato sauce and melted cheese that I feel like an Italian queen.

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