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Roasted Chicken in Adobo from Eat Mexico by Lesley Tellez

Eat Mexico is the new cookbook by Lesley Tellez devoted to the street and markets foods she discovered walking, literally walking Mexico City. Eat Mexico is filled with delectable dishes, ones Lesley has written up for the American cook. But the recipes themselves remain intensely Mexican. “Tastes like chicken” is not the worst phrase in…

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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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