Phillis Carey

Phillis Carey
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Phillis’ cooking students remark that her recipes are “home-cook” friendly and the classes teach techniques that will adapt to other recipes. Her goal, she says, is to encourage students to have fun in the kitchen.

Phillis Carey
Phillis's Featured Recipe
Green Beans Parmesean

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Phillis Carey has been teaching cooking classes throughout Southern California for more than 30 years, with a focus on easy-yet-elegant menus for entertaining, with a gourmet accent and a minimum of fuss.


She is the author of four cookbooks, two of which are currently in print: Fast and Fabulous Chicken Breasts and Fast and Fabulous Entertaining Menus.  She is now working on the next Fast and Fabulous book called Fast and Fabulous Everyday and Entertaining Entrees.


As a freelance writer, Phillis’ articles have appeared in Cook’s Illustrated and Cooking Pleasures magazines and she has written cover stories for the food section of the San Diego Union-Tribune.


Phillis is a professional member of Les Dames d'Escoffier’s San Diego Chapter.


A native of California, she now lives in north San Diego County. Her website is


Latest Recipes

Buttermilk Oven-Fried Chicken Breasts

If you want the delicious taste of fried chicken without frying the bird, then this recipe for Buttermilk Oven-Fried Chicken Breasts is for you! This easy chicken recipe uses a number of ingredients that you likely already have on hand, so you can get cooking right away. Just keep in mind the chicken must marinate in the buttermilk mixture for at least three hours before you apply the crust to the chicken breasts. You'll find this easy chicken recipe can be served with a number of your favorite side dishes, including this one for Green Beans Parmesan by the recipe's author.

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Apricot Ginger Chicken Breasts

With just a few ingredients you can create a special chicken dinner. Serve this with rice and a stir-fried vegetable.

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Chicken Piccata with Capers and Asparagus

Adding the asparagus to an otherwise traditional recipe really jazzes it up in both flavor and presentation.

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Artichoke and Feta Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Lemon Dill Sauce

When you cut into this chicken breasts the melted feta comes pouring out and mixes with the sauce. It’s a beautiful thing.

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California Chile Crusted Chicken Breasts with Roasted Red Peppers and Spicy Cheese

This is very Southern California in style and flavor. Using canned chiles and/or jarred roasted red peppers can make this recipe a cinch ...

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Pistachio Crusted Chicken Breasts with Herbs and Mustard Cream Sauce

This is one of my favorites. I love the flavor of the pistachio nuts and mustard and I really love the sauce, but then I love all sauces,...

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Mango Chutney Chicken Breasts

This makes more chutney than you will need but it keeps well for up to 2 weeks and is nice to have on hand for a quick appetizer spooned ...

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Jade Fried Rice

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