Suzi's Blog

Chicken a la King from Meat & Potatoes by Judith Choate

Yesterday I did a TBT cookbook review of Meat & Potatoes by Judith Choate. Published in 1992, the book is filled with classic recipes. Some, I think, so classic you may not have ever had them. Here’s one I remember from the 1950s. Yes, I was alive then and eating every day. My mom made…

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TBT Recipe: Roasted Butterflied Chicken and Tomatillos from Curtis Stone

We have simply fallen in love with Curtis Stone’s What’s for Dinner? The range of recipes here, from simple to elegant, is impressive. Even more impressive is this: these recipes work. They have been tested and honed. Pick one, follow the directions and, voila, you will seem to be culinary guru. Well, maybe that’s what…

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Pan-Crisped Chicken in Dijon Mustard Sauce with Cauliflower Gratin

This is one of the meals Suzi is offering this season at Cooking by the Book: Pan-Crisped Chicken in Dijon Mustard Sauce with Cauliflower Gratin and Sautéed Spinach. I’ve already posted about the green accent there: the sautéed spinach. In this post, let’s cover both the chicken and cauliflower. They are wonderful dishes on their…

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Green Curry-Ginger Salad

Many of us love chicken. The flavor, the texture. Constant, never changing. Boring. Yes, I just said chicken is boring. I’m sorry, but too often we get “regular” chicken and every now and then our taste buds just rebel. Okay, we’re going to have chicken but can we please just have something exciting. Enter Casual…

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