Mediterranean

Chicken Thigh Kapama

My mother used to serve us a dish she simply called “Greek Stew” – a tomato rich braised beef with a touch of ground cinnamon.  Like Cincinnati’s “greek chili” the dish she served us’s origins may or may not actually be Greek. It was essentially Kapama, a slow cooked preparation […]

Chicken Thigh Gyros

I love gyros. When I lived in San Francisco, there was a Greek place on the corner at the edge of Golden Gate Park. It’s not that it was good or bad, it’s that it was on the edge of the park. I’d find myself walking through the park with […]

Fiery Hot Pepper Chicken

I love heat. Ripping hot Thai salads, numbing Ma La dishes from China, fiery salsas, dishes from the southern Indian subcontinent that make you sweat. I know not everyone agrees with my tates, and some of you won’t be interested in what’s essentially a fiery hot take on the classic […]

Chicken Thigh Tagine with Dried Fruit and Nuts

Tagines are the ultimate prep it and forget it dishes. Traditionally, the meats and vegetables used in the Moroccan stews aren’t browned, but instead cook slowly over low moist heat, releasing their natural juices to create layers of flavor in the long slow cook. That means you can just pile […]