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Chicken Thigh Butter Chicken

The cuisines and food traditions of the indian subcontinent are wonderfully rich and almost impossibly varied. Contrary to the recent ignorant comments of one so-called food writer, it’s not a monolithic cuisine, and that myriad of traditions is certainly not based on on “one spice.” I’ve been lucky, in part […]

Chicken Thigh Cabbage Rolls

Growing up in this part of the American “Midwest” – the belt that stretches from, let’s say Buffalo along the great lakes to Minnesota and encompassing most of the old industrial core of the country, I was exposed to a lot of food that was called “Eastern European” or “Slavic” […]

Easy Chicken Thigh Massaman Curry

Normally I wait until the light is just right to photograph dishes in my tiny kitchen studio – and usually because I’m making dinner – that’s in the afternoon. Today though, the light was just so nice that I shot this one in the full sun.  It’s a different look. […]

Crispy Lemon Pepper Fried Chicken

Lemon Pepper is a classic combination.  That’s perhaps because you can almost pretend it’s spicy, while not scaring off your friends, neighbors or family who are scared of spicy.  Call it spicy, with a little s.   The thing is, black pepper can be aggressively spicy when it’s used raw, or […]

Chicken Thigh War Su Gai

One of the more interesting aspects of American Chinese cuisine is that like the cuisines that shaped influenced it – China’s diverse fabric of techniques, ingredients, and traditions – it has developed its own regional specialties.  New England has its Chop Suey.  The upper Midwest has  – of all things […]

Nashville Style Hot Chicken

Nashville hot chicken has been all the rage for a few years now, popping up on everything from fast food menu boards to perfectly plated fine dining versions.  That’s both because it feels like a new discovery (it’s not – we just weren’t paying attention to the Black food pioneers […]

Chicken Thigh Ragu Bolognese

If you enjoy The Chicken Thigh Guy, be sure to check out my other food related project: The Weekly Menu There’s not a whole lot that’s more satisfying than a steaming plate of spaghetti with meat sauce – especially if it’s piled with fresh grated cheese.  This recipe is a […]

Simple Chicken Karaage

Karaage is shatteringly crisp, simply delicious, snackable fried chicken. And best of all, the crunch holds up. The Japanese bar staple has started to make appearances around the US given that – because of the pandemic – so much of the restaurant business is takeout only. You’ll see it appearing […]

Chicken Thigh Breakfast Sausage

I know, I know, the picture above is of a pancake breakfast with sausage links. But I’m going to talk about biscuits and gravy first. I love biscuits and gravy. I loved it even before I lived in North Carolina, but my time there definitely made it even more of […]

Chicken Thigh Katsu Curry

We’ve covered Katsu on this site before. The almost impossibly crisp Japanese style cutlet is a favorite of mine – both as prepared in the previous post, but even more so as a sandwich.  Oh man, katsu sandos are wonderful. But there’s another common preparation that I left out last […]