Category Archives: chicken

Create Warm, Fall Flavors with Ingredients You Have on Hand!

Yesterday felt incredibly fall-like to me.  Maybe it was the crunchy leaves under my shoes or the mock ‘pumpkin patches’ being put up on every street corner.  I was craving something warm and soulful, hearty and earthy.  I went to the … Continue reading

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Grilled Pomegranate Chicken

Rarely do I cook with pomegranates or their juice, but this recipe reeled me right in.  Though the ingredient list is fairly short, the finished product is huge on flavor when you combine chicken that has marinated overnight in pomegranate-cranberry juice, caramelize that coating on … Continue reading

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Wokery, part II: Cashew Chicken

I tend to avoid cashew chicken at restaurants because the sauce is too thick, almost syrupy, and entirely too sweet for my taste.  I was pleasantly surprised at how flavorful this sauce turned out, but still very light and not at all on the sugary … Continue reading

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Ginger Scallion Chicken (ahem, on a can)

While doing research for a cook book, I discovered an editorial review for the book Momofuku, written on Amazon.  The review included a recipe by David Chang himself, for some crazy-good ginger scallion sauce for noodles.  I just had to make it.  I printed, I planned, I drooled … Continue reading

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Chicken Tagine

There is nothing like walking in the door after a long day at work, (or a session at the gym or playing outside with the kids) to breathe in and catch the aromas of cumin, cinnamon, squash, onions and various other goodness – … Continue reading

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Does This Calzone Make My Ass Look Big?

My dietary intake has been horrendous, lately.   Not with food that tastes horrible, but with amazing food that is horrible for the waistline.  Friday I skipped eating altogether until about mid-afternoon at Maggiano’s, where I attended a ‘ladies lunch’.  A … Continue reading

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Make Mine Parmesan. Chicken, That Is!

With the evenings getting chillier, the cold salads and sandwiches have gone by the wayside and Mr. Cheese and I are both craving soups and more traditional, comfy foods.   The temperatures are creeping into the 50s during night-time hours and chicken parmesan is … Continue reading

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Farewell Summer ~ Let’s Eat Hawaiin Chicken!

The equinox is upon us and alas, tomorrow will be fall.  (Or, tonight by 11:15pm if you want to get all sciency about it).  Combine a sweet and tangy marinade and some nice time outdoors this evening by the grill, and you’ve got … Continue reading

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Dinner Babble – It’s in the Pantry

If you spend a typical day in the Cheese household, you would hear the following conversation, at least once:  “what do you want for dinner?”  To surely be followed by, “I don’t know, what do you feel like having?”  And ’round and … Continue reading

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Chicken Masala

Here is my (insanely good) variation of my buddy Prashanth’s dish and Aarti’s South of the Border Prawn Masala, sans prawns.  I was impressed when Prashanth, who did not concern himself with specific measurements, just rattled off the ingredients to me … Continue reading

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