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Lemongrass and Lemon Roasted Chicken from The Arrows Cookbook

Most of us love chicken. Well, we eat chicken and we do privately often long for something exceptional. Chicken can be boring, even roasted chicken. Okay, particularly roasted chicken. Yesterday I did a cookbook review of The Arrows Cookbook from the famed [and now gone] Maine farm house restaurant. You might not think of Maine…

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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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