Braised Whole Chicken with Green Peppercorns

18. August 2010 Chicken 0
The Dr. tuned me into the new Cooking Channel when he came in from Boston to visit. I’ve stopped watching the Food Network a long time ago after I’ve noticed that most of their shows were targeting eaters that are not too adventurous. It seems that the Cooking Channel is their way to separate that ...

Chicken with Black Wild Rice

04. February 2010 Chicken, Pasta + Noodles + Rice 0
This dish may seem like a meal for spring but if you use a hardy green like kale, then it fits any blustery winter day. I used Lacinato kale, also known as black kale, because it barely needs some cooking. Toss it with snow peas and carrots, or any other vegetable you can eat raw, ...

Cilantro Chicken with Avocado and Tomato Salsa

05. October 2009 Chicken 2
I stole this tomato salsa recipe from the Dr.’s mother after she left a jar of it in his fridge during her visit from California. I’ve never had salsa with apple before but I thought the tartiness lent to the blandness of the tomatoes and the kick of the cilantro. But because there’s never tortilla ...

Chicken Sausage Yogurt Salad in Pita Pockets

24. August 2009 Chicken, Vegetables + Salads 0
I discovered chicken sausages by accident. When we invited a few of our friends to our summer rental in Ulster Park upstate, I bought them for the lone vegetarian guest. I honestly thought they were vegetable sausages because the typeface of the packaging focused on the herbs and spices. Artichoke sausages it said; cilantro and ...

Sichuan Chicken

24. July 2009 Chicken 0
I was craving spicy Chinese food on my way home from work, so I picked up two packages of chicken breasts from the grocery store to cook a quick and spicy meal. I knew I had all the Sichuan ingredients that I needed to make the base sauce but I wanted to make the cooking ...