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Passive Aggressive Weather

Hi Friends. I really wanted to go hiking at Graveyard Fields the last few days to have another family-style adventure to share with you here- I really did! But every time I grab my camera and start to head out, this happens:

stormy weather

and then this:

stormy weather2

blaahhhh. I’ll get there- eventually. In the meantime, this looks like a great time to go get some chicken and try out this new recipe I found today at Cooking With Thas:

Baked Parmesan Chicken Drumsticks (I’ll probably use boneless thighs)

Thas says, “…take it easy and be creative in your kitchen… your taste buds will admire and embrace you.” Sounds good.


  • Chicken Drumsticks- 12
  • Ground pepper- ½ tsp
  • Bread crumbs- ¼ cup
  • Parmesan Cheese, grated- ¼ cup
  • Chili powder or Paprika- ½ tsp
  • Dried Oregano- 1½ tsp
  • Salt- to taste ( don’t add too much as parmesan cheese has salt in it)
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  1. Clean the chicken drumstick under running water, you could use skin on or remove the skin according to your preference.
  2. In a large bowl, combine ground pepper, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, chili powder, dried oregano and salt.
  3. Put the cheese mixture into a ziploc bag.
  4. Put the chicken drumsticks into the bag and shake it for sometime till the drumsticks are evenly coated with the cheese mix.
  5. If you don’t have a ziploc bag, you could just roll each chicken drumstick on the cheese mix and coat it evenly.
  6. Let it stand for 1o minutes.
  7. Pre heat the oven to 400 For 204 degree Celsius.
  8. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spray the foil with non-stick cooking spray.
  9. Place the drumsticks without crowding them.
  10. Spray each drumsticks with non-stick cooking spray.
  11. Bake for total 30 minutes or until drumsticks turn golden brown in color.
  12. After the initial 15 minutes of baking, flip over the drumsticks to the other side and if needed spray some more oil on it.
  13. And then, bake for the remaining 15 more minutes.
  14. Remove from the oven and serve hot with your favorite dipping sauce or salad on the side.
You could use boneless chicken breasts instead of drumsticks.
Happy Trails and Bon Apetit!