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Bone-In, French Cooking

White Wine & Herb Brined Roasted Chicken Thighs with Onion Soubise

I had a surfeit of onions this week.  A surplus. A bounty. I had a lot of onions in the house.  I also didn’t have a whole lot else.  At least not a whole lot that was all that interesting. I could have re-made any number of the dishes I’ve […]

Boneless, Stove Top

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” […]

Boneless, Curry

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. […]


Chicken and Biscuits

It’s cold and raining here today.  It’s been cold and raining a lot recently.  When it’s cold and raining I crave a certain kind of comfort food, the kind that sticks to your ribs, that’s satisfying in almost a visceral way. You have eaten. You know you have eaten.  You […]