Orange Chicken

Wouldn’t it be cool if we didn’t use dollars, Euros, yen, or pesos any more? Instead, we could use oranges. You would go buy a car with, say, 800 oranges. You would bring them in a wheelbarrow, or you could bring some oranges in juice form. If you were out camping you wouldn’t have to catch your dinner, you could eat some cash! It makes perfect sense if you don’t think about it.

Sweet and sour orange chicken with green peppers, rice, and orange zest.

Wallets would have to be altered though. Most wallets can’t hold multiple oranges so they would have to be changed into knapsacks. This means an entirely new market. This idea also means that people will get more exercise because they’d be carrying around more weight. It also promotes healthy eating.

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Pizza Margherita

The dough rises slowly under the transparent cling wrap staring at me with the impressions I made to test if it rose enough. It stares. It mocks. It laughs. I cry. I weep. I stay determined. As soon as I sprinkled yeast over the sugar-water the yeast began to hiss at me – quite literally. It called me a failure. Nevertheless, I stayed determined. I told myself I will succeed. It won’t be like the last three times when I failed making pizza even with store-bought dough. This time it will be better.

A finished pizza, a happy blogger

I combine flour, water, salt, and olive oil in a bowl and add the hissing yeast. I stir. My dough doesn’t look right… it doesn’t look like what I saw online. It’s probably that evil yeast. It’s known to cause problems.

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Chicken Parmesan with Grilled Polenta

Chicken parmesan is my favourite chicken dish and I think that everyone should have it at least three times a day. Crispy chicken smothered in tomato sauce and cheese is a definite win. In fact, one of my friends decided not to become a vegetarian because of this recipe. When you add grilled polenta it becomes even better! This time I also added a mixed green salad to offset the richness of the chicken.

Finished chicken parmesan with polenta and a mixed-green salad

The recipe is relatively simple and involves pounding chicken breasts, dredging them in flour, dipping them in an egg wash, and then in breadcrumbs.

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