Poultry

Homemade BBQ Chicken Pizza

October 28, 2009
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Since taking an adult cooking class on pizza making taught by Ron Sarni at Create-a-Cook in Newton, Massachusetts last winter CK and I have been experimenting with various pie toppings almost every week. Of all the combinations and experiments we’ve attempted the one we come back to time and time again is this simple BBQ […]

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Buttermilk Fried Chicken Tenders

March 11, 2009
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I had an opportunity over the last few weeks to sample a number of products from a company called Just BARE Chicken. The chicken they sell is all natural, antibiotic, hormone, and cage free while also being vegetable fed. All excellent lifestyle options for the chicken you serve to posses, but the really cool thing […]

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Contessa Chicken Salad

February 17, 2008

Did you eat Miracle Whip when you were a kid? Because I did. A lot. I vividly recall having a conversation with my doctor at one point about what kind of sandwiches I liked to eat. My cute response of Miracle Whip and Cheese on White Bread really didn’t seem to impress him very much. […]

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Cornish Hen and Sweet Potatoes

October 29, 2007

Yet another reason to love Nigella Lawson: her express meals apparently really can be made in a reasonable amount of time. What a concept!? After watching the first episode of Nigella Express on the Food Network I added her recipe for Roast Cornish Hen with Sweet Potatoes to my “to do” list so I’d remember […]

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Cooks Illustrated Arroz con Pollo

September 12, 2007

I was actually inspired to make Arroz con Pollo after watching an Ingrid Hoffman episode where she sashayed her way through the traditional Latin dish in record time. Instead of using her recipe, which unfortunately had a few less than stellar reviews as well as ingredients that seemed a little out of place to me, […]

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Cooks Illustrated Chicken Tikka Masala

August 14, 2007

Last weekend, Chris and I had lunch with our friend Anna at a restaurant called Bukhara in Jamaica Plain. It was insanely delicious and not only did I eat my own food, but I also liberally sampled everyone elses’ selections as well. You’ve been warned, don’t let me loose on a plate of fresh naan. […]

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Garlic and Citrus Chicken

March 5, 2007

I’d only baked a chicken once before, last year on Easter, but it came out fine so I figured when I decided to roast another chicken (using the same recipe I might add) that I’d be an old pro by now. Unfortunately, overconfidence in the kitchen is not a good thing. It all started out […]

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Wine-Braised Chicken

January 5, 2007

Ever since I was a little girl I’ve always loved pouring over cookbooks, marveling at the gorgeous pictures, and wondering how each one would taste. I have vivid memories of leafing through a well worn edition of the Better Homes and Garden’s Cookbook at my grandmother’s house and I can’t express how excited I was […]

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