I can honestly say spending time in the kitchen with Nigel was a very pleasant adventure. His recipes were simple, no-fuss, and very family friendly. Everything we tried was delicious. However, I ran across a few favorites that I have turned to again and again. These were the recipes that were repeated in my kitchen over and over and have since become favorites.
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Nigel's Roast Chicken Wings are so unbelievably delicious. After spending some time in the oven the chicken wings become very crispy, sticky, and coated with flavor. I actually prefer these wings to the deep fried version. We have made these wings several times now and each time we change the flavor profile a little. We've tried them plain with salt and pepper, lemon and pepper, with a buffalo dry rub, and with Lawry's seasoning. Delicious each and every time.
Nigel's Brown Rice, Carrot and Cashew Pilau looks like a really simple dish. At first glance it might not really get your attention. I'm here to tell you that it is an incredible rice dish! I love the chewy texture of the brown rice, the sweetness of the carrots, and the crunch from the cashews. I've made this rice dish nearly every week since. It can be served as a side dish, but with a little broccoli or shredded chicken mixed in it is substantial enough for a main dish.
My daughter, who is a total pasta fanatic, loves Fettucine Alfredo. Lucky for her this is a good thing because she actually needs to gain weight. I've made different versions of Fettucine Alfredo in the past and they can be tricky and never really seem to turn out well. This version of Fettucine Alfredo is the easiest I've tried and it's also the best I've tried. Major Score! Five simple ingredients and you are all set for an indulgent and comforting pasta dish. Odds are you have everything you need to make this on hand. I highly recommend this dish!
Stuffed peppers are a real favorite in my house so I may be a bit biased when it comes to them. Saying that, these Peppers Stuffed with Pork were some of our favorite stuffed peppers ever! Of course, I should take this time to say that pork is probably our meat of choice so again there may be a bit of bias going on. These were so addictive and hard to stop eating. They went quickly. Too quickly.
I'm ending my roundup with these Chicken Cakes with Lettuce and Mayo. There's shredded chicken, bacon, and cheese and it's fried in bacon fat. Enough said, right? Pretty much speaks for itself.
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