Tag Archives: Chicken

Portuguese Chicken with Roasted Capperino Peppers and Eggs

In order to avoid continuing to watch the terrifying train wreck that has become our election campaign, I decided to hang out in the kitchen.  I had a thawed, small chicken and knew the seasonings for Portuguese chicken.  I added the … Continue reading

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Whosenever

  I was watching the Neville Brothers on youtube yesterday and realized that I had lost and forgotten a useful and beloved word from my childhood vocabulary, “whosenever”. Whosenever conveyed more than “whoever” or “whomever” to us.  It was an expression … Continue reading

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Poulet Curcuma

If you’ve ever wondered what the name for turmeric is in French, well it’s curcuma.  I wondered in France when I needed some for a recipe, bought a spice bottle that looked like turmeric, looking it up on the internet when … Continue reading

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Old School Easy Chicken and Noodles

I was thinking about a woman I met in Niger.  She was from some southern state, I don’t remember which, but she made the best chicken and noodles I have ever tasted, better than my mom’s.  Normally this epitome of … Continue reading

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Trotoux Rotisserie Chicken

Another uncomfortably, hot Sunday😦   I bought a crispy, succulent, rotisserie chicken from Maison Trotoux and Le Parret made a salad of garden potatoes and green beans with Dijon mustard vinaigrette.  That with a glass or two of Petit Chablis was … Continue reading

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Hotter Than July

We seem to be caught in a horrible French canicule or  heat wave, with temperatures as high as 101 F.  I hate that.  Unfortunately, I challenged M. Parret to a national day cook-off beginning with the 4th of July at … Continue reading

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Chicken Thighs, Artichokes and Fava Beans

Fresh fava beans/broad beans/feve are in season now along with artichokes.  I was inspired by a recipe from Bon Appetit magazine featuring the artichokes and beans with chicken.  This looked like a job for red tajine! This recipe takes a … Continue reading

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