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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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Chicken and Asparagus Pie from Lidgate’s

Now. Now is the time to strike out and make all those asparagus dishes you have been savoring since asparagus finally disappeared last summer. You’ve seen ideas since then, craved them, clipped them, saved them in a drawer or on your computer. Or, you can use something new. I recently posted a review of a…

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Chicken With Prunes in Red Wine Sauce from A Bird in the Hand by Diana Henry

When author Diana Henry wrote A Bird in the Hand offered recipes from near and far. This one is not too far from Great Britain. Inspired by the cuisine of southwestern France, she’s adopted the cooking method for the standard British, and American, home kitchen. So, let’s start with the tricky part. When was the…

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