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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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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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