Chicken

Shiu Ng Heung Gai (Oven-Roasted Spiced Chicken)

    Another winner from the Charmain Solomon's massive work The Complete Asian Cookbook. Earlier this week, while I was making the Tea Eggs, I realized I needed to make something for dinner (we cannot survive on eggs alone...well, Julia could but Alex would mutiny) so I started flipping through the pages and found the perfect… Continue reading Shiu Ng Heung Gai (Oven-Roasted Spiced Chicken)

Chicken · Mushrooms · Onions · Valentine's Day Ideas

Valentine’s Day Ideas: Roast Chicken with Onion Mushroom Gravy

Again - comfort food.  You walk into the house while the chicken is roasting, and you want to stay for a while.  At least, that's how it should be. I don't do anything ultra-fancy - no herbs, no lemon cut up and inserted in the chicken...mine is very basic.  And I think that's why it's… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Ideas: Roast Chicken with Onion Mushroom Gravy

Chicken · Chowders, Soups and Stews · Noodles · Shrimp · When Bill Cooks

Thai Spring Rolls, Green Chicken Curry, Sesame Noodles, and Rice Noodle Soup with Shrimp and Banana Blossoms

Before we had kids, Bill and I used to cook meals together a lot.  When we had kids, that kind of fell by the wayside for a while because someone usually had to tend to a baby or a small toddler or a baby AND a small toddler or two small toddlers...until now.  Now, we've… Continue reading Thai Spring Rolls, Green Chicken Curry, Sesame Noodles, and Rice Noodle Soup with Shrimp and Banana Blossoms

Chicken · Mushrooms · Pasta · Pasta Dough · Tortellini

Homemade Tortellini

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My sister and my brother-in-law went out to eat the other night at Arturo Joe's - a fabulous restaurant in Narragansett.  They both had the Tortellini Carbonara for their meals - my brother-in-law had chicken added to his - and of course the food was sublime.

Anyway, I couldn't figure out a way to sneak down to their house and steal the leftovers, so I figured I had to make my own.