Tag: poultry

  • Sweet and Spicy Morocco-inspired Tomato Sauce

    Sweet and Spicy Morocco-inspired Tomato Sauce

    After spending a weekend in a place even colder than New York, I really can’t help but dream of warmer places. Maybe it’s just me, but nothing warms me up like the deep seductive flavors of the Mediterranean. Thinking of food that even hints of places like Morocco seems to usher in a premature summer. […]

  • A Simple Turkey, a retrospective

    A Simple Turkey, a retrospective

    If you’ve never bought a turkey before, it can be overwhelming to try to understand all the differences between them. There are plenty of guides, but there are so many of those too, it’s hard to know what will be best. In my family we have always chosen frozen kosher turkeys, but even if you […]

  • Soul Food Success: Fried Chicken, Sweet Potato Wedges, Corn Pudding

    Soul Food Success: Fried Chicken, Sweet Potato Wedges, Corn Pudding

    As promised, following up from last weekend, here are the results of the Mother’s Day soul food feast. I think the pictures practically speak for themselves. The food was a triumph! The only problem now is that since I know how very easy it is to make perfect fried chicken at home, I’ll want it […]

  • Mother’s Day Soul Food

    Mother’s Day Soul Food

    I usually post after a meal is eaten and gone, but I’m going to try something a little different this week. I’m going to share the recipes for what I’m making before I make it, and then I’ll let you know how it went and if I made any adjustments to the recipes while cooking. […]

  • (Birthday) Chicken Pot Pie

    (Birthday) Chicken Pot Pie

    Another wintry birthday has come and gone. You may be sensing a theme here. Last year there was a splendiferous key lime pie. This year’s creation really takes the “cake” though. Introducing my very first birthday pot pie. Cakes are great and all but, honestly, you will win my heart ever so much more quickly […]

  • Warm Creamy Peanut Chicken Salad

    Warm Creamy Peanut Chicken Salad

    This isn’t the prettiest chicken salad out there, but really what chicken salad is? This salad is really easy to throw together after a long day and is great warm or cold. You can go as gourmet or as instant as you like by using fresh chicken, fresh grated ginger and garlic, or canned chicken […]

  • Chicken Gyros

    Chicken Gyros

    After Passover ended, I immediately rushed out and got some delicious thick flatbread at the supermarket. One of the last nights in our old apartment, I had a major craving for gyros, but realized that, except for the bread, I had almost no proper ingredients. I had no lamb or beef, and not a clue […]

  • Light Winter Stir-Fry

    Light Winter Stir-Fry

    Winter is still holding on to us tight here in New York. Today we had what I hope will be our last snow of the season. Most vegetables are coming out of my freezer and pantry these days, look instead of fresh from the market. Earlier this winter, when everything was fresher, I was content […]

  • Syrian Lemon and Olive Chicken

    Syrian Lemon and Olive Chicken

    This recipe was adapted from Jeff Nathan’s “Syrian Lemon Chicken Stew” from his Adventures in Jewish Cooking. I’ve shortened the process by using chicken breast and played around with the seasonings a bit. This dish combines Mediterranean flavors of cumin, lemon and olive to create a savory but light stew. I love this because it […]