I love to cook. It gives me peace to put together a creative meal. When I first started baking, I was not a big fan. Baking requires precision, something not necessary in cooking. As I learned more about baking and the precision needed to accomplish it, I became better at it and less frustrated with the process. I still prefer cooking, but I now enjoy baking bread and other items.
I have been searching and searching for a good ice cream recipe that didn’t require cooking. The problem with cooked ice cream recipes is that they take way too long to actually get to ice cream. When it is 7:00 in the evening and I think, “Hmmm, I want ice cream” that doesn’t mean I want ice cream tomorrow. I want ice cream right now! This recipe is super easy and rivals anything you’ll get from Ben and Jerry’s.
I love chicken cacciatore. The blend of chicken, onions, garlic and rich tomato sauce is just amazing, but most recipes call for bone-in chicken and simmering all day. I just don’t have that kind of time. My husband is huge fan of chicken parmesan, which is also a pain to make from scratch and requires breading and frying. Not the healthiest thing in the world. One night, I came up with this recipe and it is now a staple in our household. It’s so fast, it’ll be ready before the huge pot of water boils.