Chicken Parmesan Recipe

“For He satisfies the longing soul, and fills the hungry soul with goodness.” Psalm 107:9 (NKJV).

  • 2 Boneless Chicken Breasts
  • 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • Salt & Pepper
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 Teaspoon water
  • 4 Ounces Breadcrumbs*
  • 3 Tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter
  • 2 Ounces Parmesan Cheese
  • 4 Slices Mozzarella Cheese
  • 4 Slices Provolone Cheese
  • 3 Cups Tomato Sauce**

Slice breasts to make 4 slices.  Heat frying pan with olive oil on medium-high heat, add 2 tablespoons butter. Dip each chicken slice first into a bowl of flour with salt & pepper, then egg & water mixture, then breadcrumbs, covering with each layer.  Fry in pan about 5 minutes on each side.  Add 2 tablespoons butter in the pan for the second two chicken pieces (my pan only fit two at a time).  Put into baking dish, they will look golden brown and crispy.  Add a mozzarella and provolone slice to each chicken breast, spoon tomato sauce over each one.  Shake parmesan on top to make a layer.  Drizzle olive oil over cheese.  Bake 35 minutes, till cheese is bubble.

*Homemade Breadcrumbs: 2 slices of toast, put into a nutria-bullet.  Pulse 30 seconds.

**Homemade Tomato Sauce: Add 2 tablespoons olive oil to a saucepan with 3 chopped garlic cloves and 1 teaspoon dried oregano.  Sautee on medium heat till garlic is soft.  Add 28 ounce can of Crushed Tomatoes.  Bring to a boil on high heat.  Lower heat and add 2 ounces of a good red wine. Simmer for 20 minutes.

Serve with angel hair pasts and buttered vegetables.

This was inspired from one of our honeymoon dinners!

 

Special Mashed Potatoes

“For He satisfies the longing soul, and fills the hungry soul with goodness.” Ps 107:9 (NKJV)

  • 8 Potatoes (enough to cover the bottom of a 6 quart pot)
  • 1 stick Butter (8 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan Cheese
  • Salt & Pepper to taste

Put whole potatoes in 3 quart pot, add enough cold water to cover them, put lid on pot and cook on high heat. Bring to a boil and remove lid.  Continue cooking till soft, test by putting a fork through the largest potato, if it goes through easily and potatoes begin to crack, they’re done.  Drain hot water and transfer potatoes to a plate, let cool slightly.  You can pour cold water on them under the faucet to facilitate the cooling.   Wash the pot to reuse, peel potatoes and add back to pot.  Mix in the butter, milk, parmesan cheese and salt & pepper while mashing potatoes.  I used an electric mixer the last time.

I just saw a friend make these with parmesan cheese and an enormous amount of butter! She said her father used to use chicken fat until they heard that was bad for you, so they replaced it with the cheese.

My cousin used to warm the butter in the milk in a separate pot before adding to the potatoes.  She also added olive oil to everything she made.

Some people add sour cream, too and leave the skins on. It’s your choice, just add a little liquid at a time to get the right consistency.  Leftovers can be reheated in a frying pan with olive oil and butter.

potatoes beside stainless steel cooking pot
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The School Children…

…are crying out for righteousness.  Crying out for goodness that only comes from Jesus.

Asking a world that’s evil to be right?

(Zephaniah 3:5) The Lord within her is righteous;
    He does no wrong.
Morning by morning He dispenses His justice,
    and every new day He does not fail,
    yet the unrighteous know no shame.

The young generation wants their peers to have more value, to succeed & to honor others & be morally right.

Jesus says in Matthew 5:6, “Those who hunger & thirst for righteousness will be filled.” [by the Lord.]

God, You’re the only One who’s good.  And the Word of God is the only thing strong enough to put evil down!

Power & glory!  Psalm 63:2.lion-wild-africa-african.jpg

Light

Jesus says, “The light of the body is the eye; if therefore your eye be simple (good), your whole body shall be full of light,” Matthew 6:22.

“God is the Lord, which has showed us light: bind the sacrifice with cords, even unto the horns of the altar,” Psalm 118:27.

Glory to You, oh Lord, for You’ve made us, show us what is good, and renew our eyes with Your light to follow after it.  Thank You for all the miracles You let us see.  We will forever by Your children in Your kingdom.