Category Archives: Offal

Brazilian Chicken Hearts on Skewers, Churrasco Style

If you’ve ever been to one of those Brazilian restaurants where the meat is paraded around, fully cooked but attached to swords or skewers, you’ll get the idea.  In Brazil, they also do this with chicken hearts, but I’ve not … Continue reading

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Roast Chicken – My Take

My favorite pastured chicken these days comes from Camp’s Road Farm, New Milford, Connecticut.  I just got a five pound bird a couple  past weekends ago, liver, gizzard and neck included.  (Somehow the heart seems to have slipped out, but usually … Continue reading

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Chicken Hearts and Palm / Chicken Gizzards, Tomato, Mushroom and Okra

We grew up with my parents buying whole chickens from the grocery, and these birds would come with livers, hearts and gizzards.  My favorite little morsel was the heart.  It was a treat to find it in whatever dish Mom … Continue reading

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Breakfast: Eggs, Liver and Asparagus

I had this two mornings in a row; the first day it was two hen eggs and a little more onion than shown here. Liver for breakfast, eh?  Well, I noticed they were selling it in skinny small strips at Whole … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Beef Tongue

I’m very much a fan of tongue, and have posted about it once or twice in my career as a blogger.  I usually simmer it as Mother did, on the range, but I decided slow-cooking would be a fun way … Continue reading

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A Hearty Appetite?

Well, I haven’t reported on any odd edibles lately, so I figure I should go ahead and add one. Welcome to a continuing but periodical collection of “nose to tail” (or should today we say, “beak to tailfeather”?)  eating. Poached … Continue reading

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Just Ducky, Part III: What to Do with the Duck Liver

I’m going to provide you with three recipes in this post. A:  Liver and Onions B:  Liver Pate I’ll come to the third near the bottom of this post. Frankly, I don’t do either A: or B: when I have … Continue reading

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