Spanish Chorizo and Potato Stew

21. January 2019 Pork, Soups, Stocks + Sauces 0
New York City temperature dropped to “feels like -15F” during the long weekend that I was forced to make this Spanish chorizo and potato stew before hibernating. Actually, “forced” is such a strong word; it was too easy to be forced to make it. It was a hearty meal that did not require much effort. ...

Seared Salmon with Endive and Broccolini

18. January 2019 Fish 0
The original recipe came from Bon Appétit and the dressing required a couple of jalapeños. I bought some, but the clerk didn’t ring them up so they weren’t in my grocery bag when I got home. I had to improvise and I used chili oil instead. Ingredients:2 garlic cloves, choppedchili oilzest from 1/4 grapefruit1 tsp ...

Crispy Roast Chicken

06. January 2019 Chicken 0
I was intrigued with this roast chicken recipe from Tasty because the 450°F oven temperature was pretty high. Their goal was to make the skin crispy. I’ve always preferred a slow-cook and would always baste the chicken and flavor the inside with aromatics; I suppose those steps never really gave me crispy skin, but I’ve ...

Instant Pot: Thai Chicken Red Curry

30. December 2018 Instant Pot 0
Feel free to add cooked noodles to this dish before serving; no earlier though because the noodles will absorb all the broth. Ingredients: 4 cups chicken broth 1 14-ounce coconut milk 1/4 cup soy sauce a jigger of fish sauce 2 tbsps honey 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter 1/4 cup Thai red curry paste 2 ...