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Chicken al Diavolo with Broccoli Rabe from Downtown Italian

In Downtown Italian: Recipes Inspired by Italy, Created in New York’s West Village, authors Joe Campanale, Gabriel Thompson, and Katherine Thompson provide you samples from their portfolio of Italian delicacies served at their quartet of Lower Manhattan restaurants. We often say that something “tastes just like chicken.” I love chicken, I do, but sometimes it…

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Chicken Tangine with Turnips and Apricots from Blue Chair Cooks with Jam & Marmalade

In Blue Chairs Cooks with Jam & Marmalade Rachel Saunders does not make jams: she uses them in dishes sweet and savory, dishes ranging around the world. We “eat” first with our eyes and our senses of smell and taste. A North African tangine is a cultural milepost, a dish that has been crafted and…

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Chicken Baked in Yoghurt from The Islands of Greece by Rebecca Seal

Is it possible to look at that picture and not begin cooking? Suzen and I succumbed in a heartbeat. This picture is from the book The Islands of Greece. We did make the dish and loved every bite of it, that day and the next. I took a picture, too, but mine does not have…

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Chicken Normandy, of Sorts from Bacon 24/Seven by Theresa Gilliam

First the credits. The photo is by EJ Armstrong from the cookbook Bacon 24/Seven by Theresa Gilliam. The photo is a work of art. The chicken is something you are simply going to adore. One bite at a time. It’s ideal for a cool spring night or early fall dinner when frost threatens. Offer mashed potatoes…

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