Rodeo Style Smoked Turkey Legs

Delicious smoked turkey leg recipe from A Southern Fairytale

March means it’s Rodeo Season in Houston! Bring on the boots, the food, the music, the food….. When Nathan and I think about rodeo foods, we immediately think of smoked turkey legs. Juicy, fall off the bone tender, crispy, crackling skin, melt in your mouth delicious smoked turkey legs. Have you ever smoked a turkey leg?… 

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Southern Fried Chicken Recipe

Buttermilk Brined Southern Fried Chicken

Fried Chicken is one of the most southern of all southern recipes.  There’s not a family reunion, picnic, church potluck, pool party, or southern restaurant that doesn’t include fried chicken.  Heck y’all, there are even entire restaurants dedicated to nothing but the pursuit of the perfect southern fried chicken. There is a lot of talk… 

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Lighter Chicken Tortilla Soup

easy and delicious healthy chicken poblano soup

I like soup, when it’s really really good soup – like this skinny Chicken Poblano Soup.  If soup isn’t succulent, delicious, and completely moment of silence inducing – I don’t see the point. This soup is moments of silence-worthy – if it weren’t for the moans of delight that it elicits. Spicy poblano peppers –… 

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Slow Cooker {Roasted} Chicken

slow cooker chicken roast chicken cooked

I have so many memories from my childhood of walking into our house after school and having all senses go on alert because of the tantalizing smells emanating from the slow cooker on the kitchen counter. Rich, savory, mouth watering smells that indicated that a tender, fall-a-part, delicious, flavor packed meal was in the very… 

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Honey Chipotle Grilled Chicken


Chipotles in Adobo Sauce are one of my very favorite kitchen staples – smoky, sweet, subtle slow heat… what’s not to love? Add in some honey to balance the slow burn from the chipotles and it’s one of my very favorite flavor combinations. With Labor day coming up and barbecue grills across the country firing… 

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Forgotten Chicken

No Peek Chicken and Rice Bake

This Chicken and Rice Bake is one of the most comforting foods in my comfort-food-kitchen arsenal. It’s savory and crunchy and tender and delicious and easy and yummy. This recipe came from my Granny’s recipe box. I really wish that I could find her handwritten recipe card so I could add it to this post…… 

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Baked Honey Mustard Chicken Tenders

Hellmann's Chicken Tenders Honey Mustard

These honey mustard marinated, cornflake and parmesan crusted, baked chicken tenders are the 2nd recipe I’ve made and am sharing with y’all as a part of my participation in the Hellmann’s Chicken Change Up program.   Last month, I talked about our busy lives and shared with y’all my time saving Baked Chicken with Cream… 

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Homemade Chicken Pot Pie

  Individual Homemade Chicken Pot Pies These chicken pot pies were originally created and posted as a part of a sponsored back to school recipe creation program with HEB.   This week’s secret ingredient – H-E-B frozen veggies I use frozen veggies for so many things: stir fry, pasta, casseroles etc… I decided that for… 

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Healthier Chicken Parmesan


I love Chicken Parmesan — L-O-V-E — LOVE However, I don’t l-o-v-e the calories. So this recipe — THIS chicken parmesan recipe without the breading and all the oil with ALL (plus some) the flavor. Healthier Chicken Parmesan FOR THE WIN! I fought with myself over this picture — I both love it, and feel… 

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