Category Archives: Chicken

Thai Lemongrass Grilled Pork Chops

This recipe is great for a hot summer day when you don’t want to fuss in the kitchen. Early in the day blend the marinade ingredients then pour over the meat. Refrigerate until ready to grill. You can use this … Continue reading

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Asian Chicken Salad

My friend Kathy gave me this recipe many years ago when we lived in Tokyo. We often exchanged recipes back then as both of us were developing a passion for cooking. My children like this salad because they love to … Continue reading

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Thai Basil Chicken

Years ago, when we lived in Upstate New York, we frequented a Thai restaurant that served a delicious Thai basil chicken dish. My husband ordered it regularly. After moving away and not finding it at local Thai restaurants I tried … Continue reading

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Thai Chicken Coconut Soup

This fragrant and delicious soup is one of my favorites. The recipe is adapted from one I learned to make at a Sur La Table cooking class about ten years ago. I am fortunate to have an Asian market in … Continue reading

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Gyoza (Asian Dumplings)

On the coldest of winter days, when I don’t have to go outside, I enjoy being at home in the kitchen with a project that may take a bit more time than the usual dinner preparation. One of the dishes … Continue reading

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Thai Grilled Chicken Salad with Lemongrass Dressing

We are in the midst of a July heatwave and I am not planning to use my oven much until it cools down outside. Instead, my husband has grilled a large quantity of boneless, skinless chicken thighs to last us … Continue reading

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Kuku Paka (Chicken in Coconut Sauce)

This past year I have been learning to cook new and interesting Indian dishes with some friends. Our lovely teacher, Farida, is a gifted and intuitive cook. She doesn’t use written recipes, but just knows how the food should look … Continue reading

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Italian-Style Chicken with Potatoes and Sausage

This dish is one of my favorite Italian-American one-pot meals. My mother and grandmother each made a version of it and we had it often when I was growing up. Be sure to use good quality Italian sausage with fennel … Continue reading

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Mediterranean Chicken with Lemon and Olives

This Mediterranean chicken recipe is a comforting cold weather dish. I use green Lucques olives, but feel free to mix green and black olives if you prefer. You can also add capers. Serve it along side potatoes, rice or couscous … Continue reading

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Brined and Roasted Turkey and Porcini Mushroom Mashed Potatoes

The brining of the turkey I leave to the men in my family; my job is to roast the bird after brining. This brine recipe is slightly adapted from the New York Times. We make the brine the Monday of … Continue reading

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