Chicken Canzanese

13. May 2008 Chicken 0
I was attracted to this 1969 recipe Amanda Hesser featured in The New York Times a couple of weeks ago. There is no browning involved and I immediately thought that chicken can’t be pretty without a golden brown crust. But then I remembered Hainanese chicken, a dish from the Hainan Island of China but perfected ...

Spiced Cream Chicken

07. November 2007 Chicken 0
I really think I must have been either an Indian or a Middle Eastern girl in one of my past lives because it’s quite insane how I crave curry several times a month. I just made a wonderful tagine last week, so I wasn’t really in the mood to be in the kitchen for too ...

Fragrant Rice-Stuffed Cornish Hens

26. October 2007 Chicken 0
I could barely cut the carrots after my bootcamp workout, but I was determined to eat after preparing and cooking this dish for an hour. I was looking through my archives and remembered how robust the rice mixture was in the Greek gemista, or stuffed tomatoes, recipe. I wanted that smell of herbs and raisins ...

Ginger-Mint Chicken with Mizuna and Arugula Salad

01. June 2007 Chicken, Vegetables + Salads 0
I walked to my desk this morning and a box was waiting. Anna sent me my annual supply of greens from her garden. There were two Ziploc-fulls of arugula and of Japanese mizuna. There was also a bunch of ginger-mint leaves. Chives and Texas tarragon were also included. They were an absolutely nice surprise to ...