Sancocho, Colombian Chicken and Plantain Soup

30. June 2018 Chicken, Soups, Stocks + Sauces 0
It’s World Cup time again and I made the bold choice of picking Colombia going all the way since neither the Netherlands and the United States made it. During the first stage when Colombia played Poland, I invited my Colombian neighbors to watch the match in my apartment. They brought their family and we ended ...

Chicken with Homemade Za’atar

20. June 2018 Chicken 0
Thanks to Christopher Kimball’s free Milk Street recipes every Tuesday, I always get an idea of what I can make for dinner that week. Za’atar is a Mediterranean spice blend that a lot of people use to grill meats. I was craving that grilled flavor, but because I don’t own a grill and I don’t ...

D’jaj Souiri, or Moroccan Chicken Tagine with Eggs

17. May 2018 Chicken 0
What do you do when you have enough farm eggs to last you for a few weeks? You have 2 eggs for breakfast everyday of course, but you also have eggs for dinner. This tagine, d’jaj souiri, is different from your traditional Moroccan tagine because it has a more Spanish influence: the eggs like a ...

Spice Turmeric and Lemon BBQ Chicken

13. October 2016 Chicken 0
This is a Jamie Oliver recipe that requires you to spatchcock your chicken, but I decided to keep it whole and do less work. This increases the cooking time in the oven, so I just made sure the chicken fit snugly in my deep cast iron pan so that I could easily transfer it from ...

Cold Poached Chicken with Sichuan Chile Sauce

22. June 2016 Chicken 0
A lot of people get weirded out by poached chicken because it looks so unfamiliar, namely not covered in batter and fried. I’m sure there are other cuisines that poach chicken but to me, it’s a very Chinese thing especially when served cold with a sauce. In this case, it’s a Sichuan chile sauce that ...