Tag Archives: Chicken

Brussels Sprouts and Chicken

Up until a few years ago, I despised Brussels sprouts.  Mind you, I liked the rest of the Brassica family (cabbage, broccoli, kale, broccolini….), but them sprout things were just nasty. Growing up, we’d eat them boiled, and I don’t … Continue reading

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Poultry Bone Broth Essentials

Making bone broth is something I’ve grown to love over the last three or so years.  It is so rich and tasty; and yes, in a pinch for a specific recipe, you can use one of those boxed (preferably low-sodium) broths … 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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Mom’s Chicken in Creamy Mushroom Sauce, Makeover

When I was a kid, one of the dishes I’d pester Mom to make was this one.  It served four people back in the day, but of course that was during our teen years…  Since a major component of this … Continue reading

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On a Wing and a Prayer

Okay, up front here, serious disclaimer and curmudgeon alert (but we will get to the recipe sooner or later):  watching grass grow is more interesting and rewarding to me than watching pro sports, especially football or baseball.  Basketball at least … Continue reading

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Chicken with Plum, Apple and Potato

Prep one whole chicken for roasting in the oven as follows: To stuff bird:  coarsely chop up one small potato, and one shallot into maybe half inch bits.  Take a couple small plums and de-pit them, and slice them into … Continue reading

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