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Plum Marinated Roast Chicken

Plums are an unusual fruit. They’re sharply tart and extremely sweet, soft and fleshy, yet the skin is tough against a knife blade. The rest of the world makes more use of them than most Americans. My instagram freed has been full these past weeks of French friends making the […]

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Greek-ish Sheet Pan Chicken

I developed this recipe for my Weekly Menu newsletter (sign up at this link) but decided that: A) It’s chicken thighs.B) It’s really too good and too easy not to share here.C) See item A. Chicken Thighs. This blog is about chicken thighs. Sheet pan chicken is all the rage. […]

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. […]

Bone-In

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 […]