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Chicken with Marsala, Olives, and Blood Oranges from A Bird in the Hand by Diana Henry

When author Diana Henry wrote A Bird in the Hand she wanted her chicken dishes filling the plate with flavors from around the world. Her chicken is married Mediterranean style with Marsala, olives and blood oranges. The visual appeal of the dish is immediate and forceful. You’ll want to be the first to sample a…

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Bourbon and Marmalade-Glazed Drumsticks from A Bird in the Hand by Diana Henry

When acclaimed author Diana Henry wrote A Bird in the Hand she meant chicken, the whole chicken, and nothing but chicken. It’s a single topic book: chicken. It’s the best chicken book I have ever seen. This was the first recipe Suzi and I prepared: Bourdon and Marmalade-Glazed Drumsticks. She is the bourbon person. I…

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Iberian Chicken Pie from Eric Lanlard

Additions come in various flavors. Yes, “addiction” is a trigger word, but I don’t consider my sugar addiction to be terrible. I just don’t raise it with my diabetes doctor a lot. My wife is there, often, to protect me. And I appreciate it. But at times I am compelled to remind her that I…

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Pork and Cider Pie from Eric Lanlard

Four years ago, the very talented Eric Lanlard wrote Tart It Up: Sweet and Savory Tarts and Pies. Growing up in Brittany, he was native to a land of pork and apples. This Pork and Cider Pie is a classic dish, ideal for these last lingering March nights. The ingredient list here is long, reflecting…

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