Chicken

Something’s Fishy About Chefs’ Newest Secret Ingredient

Something’s Fishy About Chefs’ Newest Secret Ingredient

Just when we were getting over chipotle chilies, Sriracha and quinoa, there’s a new “secret ingredient” in town, and though it’s got an exotic pedigree (at least if you’re American), its name is decidedly not ...more

An All Silent Restaurant? Sounds Like Heaven…

An All Silent Restaurant? Sounds Like Heaven…

Maybe it’s because our last restaurant experience involved trying to placate one wailing baby in a high chair as our three-year-old decided to use his utensils as drumsticks on the table (all while ESPN blared on a TV overhead), or maybe ...more

Perfect Pancakes, Pork & Potatoes: Cooking with Maple Syrup

Perfect Pancakes, Pork & Potatoes: Cooking with Maple Syrup

How to get perfect pancakes? Head up north. I recently went to Quebec and visited a sugar shack, places where the Quebecois go to party.   They eat, drink, sing, and dance in cabins tucked away in the maple woods. While I didn’t do ...more

Old-Fashioned Chicken & Dumplings: Dinner for $10

Old-Fashioned Chicken & Dumplings: Dinner for $10

Among the comfort food classics we crave come fall, a steaming bowl of chicken and dumplings ranks near the top of the list. Tender chunks of lightly breaded chicken in a savory broth with plenty of veggies and those pillowy dumplings — it ...more

Health Alert: Raging Salmonella Outbreak Puts Feds on Defensive

Health Alert: Raging Salmonella Outbreak Puts Feds on Defensive

Approximately 278 people have been sickened across 17 states, infected with a strain of antibiotic-resistant salmonella that federal agencies have linked to a poultry producer in California. It is likely that the outbreak is ongoing, and the ...more

Top 10 Foods to Buy Generic: Don’t Pay for a Name!

Top 10 Foods to Buy Generic: Don’t Pay for a Name!

Generic isn’t what it used to be. Big white boxes with “Puffed Rice Cereal” stamped on the front have become “private labels” stores carefully source as part of defining their brand.   Use your powers of observation. Does the ...more

Healthy, Hearty Italian Chicken Stew: Best of the Blogs

Healthy, Hearty Italian Chicken Stew: Best of the Blogs

This Italian Chicken Stew recipe, from a blog called Blue Kitchen, has a long story behind it. For starters, its real name is “Radical hospitality, nurturing comfort: Italian Chicken Stew.”   That’s because the recipe is ...more

Chipotle-Chicken Casserole: Dinner for $10

Chipotle-Chicken Casserole: Dinner for $10

This isn’t your ordinary chicken casserole — no, no, no! This feisty Chipotle-Chicken Casserole is to regular chicken casseroles what a salsa beat is to sleepy Muzak. So when you’re tired of the same old, same old, inject some ...more

Sunday Supper: Healthy & Delicious Simple Roast Chicken

Sunday Supper: Healthy & Delicious Simple Roast Chicken

Chicken is such a staple of quick weeknight dinners that it’s hard to believe there can be anything special about it, especially if you’re on the cycle, say, of “every Wednesday is boneless chicken breast night.” But a ...more

Are Supermarket Sell-Buy Dates … Out of Date?

Are Supermarket Sell-Buy Dates … Out of Date?

Nobody likes to waste food. But what about all that stuff in your fridge and at the supermarket that has reached its — gasp! — sell-by date. Does it just get trashed? With so many people in the world not getting enough to eat?   Now ...more

Creamy Chicken and Spaghetti Bake: Dinner for $10

Creamy Chicken and Spaghetti Bake: Dinner for $10

Ground beef casseroles are a surefire hit, but when you’re in the mood for something different, try this Creamy Chicken and Spaghetti Bake instead.   Here ground chicken is sauteed with mushrooms, onion and garlic, then tossed with ...more

Indian Chicken Recipes — Easy & Exotic

Indian Chicken Recipes — Easy & Exotic

What’s the secret of Indian cuisine? We don’t really know, because there would have to be a lots of secrets — many more than just one — to reveal.   The Subcontinent is a labyrinth of regions, each with it’s own ...more

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