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 what? I pronounce it "tet-ra-ZAHN-yah," in case you're curious. I had roasted a great big chicken recently and we had a lot of leftovers, so I thought I'd make chicken tetrazzini one night. And chicken stock with the bones. But. I already had a ton of dishes to do and I didn't want… Continue reading Chicken Tetrazagne
So, what do you do when you've got a loaf of bread that looks like a really big bagel? And you've got some leftover beer can chicken?
You make a really big chicken salad sandwich.
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
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
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.
(from my old blog...) Monday night I wanted comfort food for dinner. So this is what I did: