Tag Archives: chicken
Earlier this week, I made Nigella Lawson’s Vietnamese Chicken and Mint Salad (recipe here), since I had poached chicken on hand and cabbage is 49 cents per pound at Russo’s. Absolutely fabulous, but, as anyone who’s ever bought cabbage knows, … Continue reading
Plain tom yum broth (no shrimp, but still not quite vegetarian, thanks to the fish sauce), and lime & avocado chicken salad sandwich. Dessert: pumpkin chocolate whoopie pies. I make them smaller than standard whoopie pies (I get twenty from … Continue reading
Mrs. O’s father was able to make a last-minute, twenty-four-hour trip to see us this weekend, and we celebrated with cake, champagne, and chicken with forty cloves of garlic (Ina Garten’s recipe), to which we added one extra clove. With … Continue reading
Salad: Romaine, fresh mozzarella, radishes, red onion, and quick-thinking vinaigrette (see a few posts back for recipe) Main course: puff pastry shells (you know me — I don’t make pastry) filled with sauteed mushrooms and chicken in sherry and cream.
The classic, in this case, being roast chicken and salad. But first, a salad. Soft Boston lettuce, crunchy romaine, feta, and kalamata olives. I’d originally planned on simple lemon vinaigrette, but the inside of the lemon was no good, so … Continue reading
It was too cold to take Mr. Baby out for a walk today, so we spent some quality time in the kitchen, mostly on dessert (post to follow). For dinner, we adapted a couple of a Martha Stewart Living recipes: … Continue reading
I read about the notion of umami a few years ago, when someone sent me a link to this umami chicken recipe. Umami is the fifth taste, so to speak — sometimes defined as “deliciousness” or “savoriness”. The umami chicken … Continue reading