Tag Archives: Chicken

Bento a la Carnivore

The problem with my kitchen is that, in the 80s, the owners of the house bought top of the line, fashionable, electric, black and stainless steel appliances to compliment their quality but dark, real wood, kitchen cabinets.  Over 30 years later, the … Continue reading

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The Camera Battery Situation

Okay, long story short, I packed my battery charger in the airfreight.  When I took these pictures I had one black, blinking block showing on the camera.  Lord have mercy!  It’s not fun to take pictures when you’re stressing over … Continue reading

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Soy Sauce Poached Chicken

2 years ago when we were in this apartment, I would frequent a small butcher shop down the street.  For old times sake I decided to pay him a window shopping visit and, refusing to consider the duck parts still … Continue reading

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Rainy Day People

Over coffee yesterday I was a bit preoccupied trying to puzzle out how I could make chicken tandoori in the oven.  Yes, I know that it should be grilled but with the weather we’re getting this week, I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Georgian Inspired Fresh Garlic Chicken Tajine

I adore fresh garlic and I was so fascinated by the look and flavors of the garlic chicken stir fry at Georgia About that I was determined to “hijack” the recipe, using chicken thighs from the freezer.  Waste not, isn’t that … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken with Broccoli Pasta

I’ve been thinking a lot about chicken tetrazzini.  That used to be one of my Mom’s special dinners.  In the 50s-60s, chicken tetrazzini was the Betty Crocker epitome of elegance a la casserole, ranking high along side banana pudding with … Continue reading

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Moroccan Style Tajine Chicken with Cauliflower Couscous

Couscous is not one of my favorite things.  I think it was because of all the West African Mechoui(s) (Mutton stuffed with couscous) I attended for receptions, births, marriages or whenever anyone wanted to celebrate anything.  The really elegant Mechoui(s) … Continue reading

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