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Slow Cooker Chicken Poblano

Full disclosure: the slow cooker is not my favorite kitchen gadget. It’s convenient to have dinner ready the minute I’m home from work, for sure, but I find most recipes I try wind up tasting dull and muddled, no matter … Continue reading

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Chicken Paillards with Spring Peas

I’ve been cooking my way through Ian Knauer’s The Farm, a collection of rustic, seasonal recipes from a former Gourmet food editor’s family farm. Even though I hold a deep-seeded distrust of the boneless, skinless chicken breast (pasty, bland, dry, boooring), … Continue reading

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Chicken-Pesto Meatballs

Let the record reflect: I’m not Italian. I didn’t grow up with stories from the Old Country in my ears, tugging at the apron strings of a Pugliese-bred granny. I have no genetic memories of tagliatelle or cavatelli or pasta … Continue reading

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Cornish Game Hens with Cornbread Stuffing

Cornish game hens aren’t actually wild game at all (they’ve been domesticated for hundreds of years) but plump, young chickens (not even female, necessarily) who take their name from a cross-breed popularized in the 1950s. The diminutive birds are mostly … Continue reading

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White Bean & Chicken Chili

Cold snaps and football season call for chili, but I find so many recipes too heavy for my taste, even when I’m in the mood for a hearty, warming stew. Swapping out chicken for the traditional brisket or ground beef … Continue reading

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Grilled Herbed Chicken

I’m a big fan of grilling (No pots and pans to clean! Big flavor!) and a big fan of chicken (Delicious! Affordable!) but typically uninterested when the two get together. Either the bird gets dried out, or a too-sweet barbecue … Continue reading

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Chicken Vindaloo

Vindaloo, the spicy standard-bearer of curry houses across the world, hails from the southwest Indian state of Goa, a landing spot for Portuguese Catholic missionaries by the 16th century. To wit: my sister-in-law, whose family comes from Goa, has two … Continue reading

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Za’atar Roasted Chicken

Za’atar is a piquant herb blend and condiment well-loved in Middle Eastern cuisine, varying slightly from region to region (and household to household), but often made with thyme, oregano, sesame seeds, marjoram, salt, sumac and savory. You’ll find za’atar in … Continue reading

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Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic

Forty cloves of garlic in one recipe sounds highly improbable, a foolhardy experiment in the manner of chili pepper eating contests and bacon ice cream. But I have lived to tell the tale, friends, and I can tell you that … Continue reading

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Moroccan Braised Chicken

I’m feeling a little wanderlusty lately. I’ll go to check my email and suddenly realize I’ve drifted over to a travel site and am now four pages deep into an article on Istanbul or Patagonia. (I can daydream with the … Continue reading

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