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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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Red and Green Chicken Enchiladas from Mexican Flavors by Hugh Carpenter and Teri Sandison

  I'm posting this on Saturday. Perhaps tonight or tomorrow night, you need a deeply satisfying dish for your family or for a party. As you can see, this dish is brilliant visually and it will be equally enjoyable on your palate. From Mexican Flavors by Hugh Carpenter and Teri Sandison, this dish is representative of…

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Roast Chicken with Bread & Arugula Salad from Make It Ahead by Ina Garten

If you make just one recipe from Make It Ahead by Ina Garten, this is the one to do. It is a magnificent combination of green and protein. Here chicken flavor is elevated to a level you might not have imagined possible. It’s a great dish and one that is a full meal unto itself.…

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Spatchcocked Chicken with Chorizo Spices

Yesterday I posted about making chorizo at home. You achieve better flavor and a spice/heat level that nothing in the store can match. It is, in a word, a fun recipe. Now, I did note that the spice recipe is about as explosive as a block of C4. You know, the plastic explosive used in…

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