TBT Recipe: Brian’s Mustard Chicken with Parsillade

TBT Recipe: Brian’s Mustard Chicken with Parsillade

I have been making this chicken dish for over 40 years. It was the first dinner I ever made for Suzi. That night ended well, so I recommend this dish heartily. We often try to add flavor to our protein with varying results. Marinades and rubs can either prove to be...
Accelerated Grapefruit Grabber

Accelerated Grapefruit Grabber

I am a fan, a devoted fan, of Crème de Pamplemousse Rose from Combier. That’s grapefruit liqueur for here in America. This recipe comes from their website but I’ve changed the name to reflect the zing this cocktail provides. The base spirit is gin, although you could...
Borek from Turkish Delights

Borek from Turkish Delights

Suzi and I continue our grand tour of Turkey thanks to the recipes of Turkish Delights by John Gregory-Smith. Around the world, there is common love for a particular comfort food: pastry pockets filled with savory or sweet fillings. They can be called hand pies or...
Jordan Pond Popovers

Jordan Pond Popovers

Suzi and I told people of our impending vacation in Maine. “We’re starting the furthest way up,” we said. “We’ll go to Bar Harbor, do Acadia National Park, and then work our way south. We got the same response from a half dozen people: “Go to Jordan Pond and have the...
Skillet Pie from Ken Haedrich

Skillet Pie from Ken Haedrich

Ken Haedrich has a fleet of wonderful cookbooks. His latest, Harvest Baker, is clearly the flagship, the best book he has ever written. And that, I assure you, is saying a great deal. This was the first recipe Suzi and I made from the book. We are cast iron fans, love...
On Summer Pies

On Summer Pies

In the summer, we take out Pie by Ken Haedrich, put it on the kitchen island, and check it out day by day. Ken has a recipe for All-Strawberry Pie calling for 4 cups of strawberries. The great thing about pie making is the flexibility of those fillings. We had a cup...