Entries Tagged as 'chicken'

not just any chicken soup

December 20th, 2009 · 23 Comments

i know… we’re in the throes of the holidays and here i am giving you the kind of post you might more be expecting in january. this modest, even unassuming soup is a fine example of the simple comfort food that everyone craves after all the excess and extravaganza that will ring out the year. […]

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keller’s crispy braised chicken with olives, lemon and fennel

December 13th, 2009 · 33 Comments

my mom just sent me keller’s latest book ‘ad hoc’. she knew i wanted this one and sure enough it showed up at my door – a heavy box from barnes & noble with a gift wrapped package inside bearing a little note that said, "because i love you". i’d recently surprised her in nyc […]

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o8/o9

January 4th, 2009 · 43 Comments

merle, my loved and adored burmese kitty: february 1, 1994 – december 25, 2008 happy new year. it’s been so seemingly long now since i’ve written that i barely know where to begin except to say that i’ve thought of you. often. like every time i cooked or ate i’d think – i’m a food blogger and […]

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julia’s chicken provençale

November 6th, 2008 · 45 Comments

like most of you who come here, i cook often. cooking is a joy in my life and i’m probably at my most centered and peaceful when i’m in my kitchen. but just the other night when faced with an upcoming gathering at my house, i got a bit anxiety ridden.  and you might wonder why… […]

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superlative chicken stock

October 20th, 2008 · 57 Comments

when i first read ‘the making of a chef’ by michael ruhlman, i remember being struck by the last line in an early chapter where he wrote something like, "and then i realized i had come to the CIA to learn how to make a perfect brown veal stock". having made my own perhaps not-as-perfect […]

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i smacked down and it was good…

October 10th, 2008 · Comments Off

dear readers, i recently guest posted on one of my very favorite blogs, thursday night smackdown. please click on over and check it out… (it tastes just like chicken) claudia

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not feeding/feeding

September 19th, 2008 · 41 Comments

               my rss feeder broke.  and i didn’t realize it for 3 months.  mostly because i (still) don’t even understand what exactly an rss feeder is, or what it does – talk about being oh so techno savvy… but my stat’s were dropping off and well, try as i might to just ignore the cold […]

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