chicken-yogurt

Chicken and vegetables braised in yogurt

I've cooked chicken with yogurt in a number of ways, including marinating chicken in yogurt before frying. That and the chicken and mangoes in yogurt are my absolute favorites. Now, I add a third favorite.This dish starts with browning the chicken in plenty of oil. It is … [Read more...]

baked-herbed-citrus-chicken

Baked herbed 2-citrus chicken

Father's Day in our house just means Speedy is exempt from chores. On Mother's Day, I am exempt from chores. At least, it was like that for many years but not since we've been without live-in househelp. These days, no one gets exempt from chores.This year, however, it … [Read more...]

chicken-bean-soup

Herbed chicken soup with assorted beans

I've noticed that many readers simply wait for updates via Facebook, Twitter, RSS or newsletter to view the latest recipes in the blog. What they don't realize is that there's so much more in the archives. This is a ten-year-old web site, after all. Which reminds me -- the … [Read more...]

herbed-fried-chicken-spicy-sauce

Herbed fried chicken with creamy spicy sauce

The chicken is flavored with herbs; the creamy sauce is made with more herbs. The ingredients are very basic — most are staples in any modern pantry. You can use other herbs if you like — no harm in going with your personal preference.If your family likes sauces — as in … [Read more...]

corn-chicken-soup

White corn and chicken soup

There is another white corn soup in the archive with pork and squash flowers. This version is not as colorful but it is definitely richer in flavor. If it were a photograph, I'd describe the flavors as deep tones and bold saturation. What makes it so richly flavored? … [Read more...]

chicken-rosemary-potatoes2

Braised chicken and potatoes with rosemary

It's that time of the year when I am again going to whine endlessly about the heat and how physically painful it is to cook. But I cook anyway. And that means the whining is nothing but whining. If some psychologists are to be believed, whining as a form of releasing … [Read more...]

2-milk-fried-chicken

2-milk fried chicken: moist, tender, delicious

Most Southern-style fried chicken recipes call for dipping the chicken in buttermilk then dredging in seasoned flour before it goes into the hot oil. The buttermilk is supposed to make it moist. I wondered what would happen if I soaked the chicken in milk overnight... Would … [Read more...]

chicken-vegetables-pesto2

Pan-grilled chicken and vegetables with pesto

So, now I can confidently post another recipe. The blog went offline for a few hours yesterday afternoon (an issue about incompatible plugins that made the server crash repeatedly), I was aware that people were seeing "forbidden" when they tried to access any page of the … [Read more...]

vietnamese-chicken-salad1

How to make: Vietnamese chicken salad

Think cole slaw but with chicken, nuts and fresh herbs. And with no mayo. Doesn't sound like cole slaw anymore? That's okay. This Vietnamese chicken salad is better than cole slaw.Bias of an Asian? Maybe. Maybe not. With the chicken, this salad is more filling and a … [Read more...]