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Chicken and Rigatoni

The End of Week Ten

We’re both down twenty pounds! This, boys and girls, is pretty heartening – it means all of this work is actually paying off! We feel better. We have more energy. Everyday tasks are easier to do. It’s a flippin’ miracle. This proves me ...

Chicken Soup with Eggplant

The End of Week Nine

It’s been nine weeks. Nine whole weeks since we began this odyssey. And, slowly but surely, it’s starting to pay off – Victor is down 19 pounds, I’m down 17 1/2. Hallelujah! I hafta tell ya, though, this has not been the easiest thing I...

Chicken Stock

Chicken Stock

Last night, as I was making my shopping list, Victor said, if you get a couple of chickens I’l...

Chicken Rice Soup with Leeks and Lemon

Chicken Rice Soup with Leeks and Lemon

Since Victor made a vat of chicken stock, I thought it only fitting to make a small pot of chicken s...

Eggplant and Shallots

Eggplant and Shallots

The eggplants are still coming in and I’ve been looking for more and different ways to cook th...

Brussels sprouts

Brussels Sprouts and Fennel

Would you think me weird if I told you my most favoritest vegetable in the world is the Brussels Spr...

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Spiedini di Pollo, Fagioli, e Prugne

I get a daily email from La Cucina Italiana magazine – in Italian. It always has lots of recip...

Roasted Chicken Provençal

Roasted Chicken Provençal

Last week when we were in Rochester, our friend, Ann, made Roasted Chicken Provençal for all of us ...

Chicken and Peaches

Chicken and Peaches

Leftover chicken is a luxury – in a matter of minutes, dinner can be on the table. And when it...

spatchcocked chicken

Spatchcocked Chicken

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by the Food Section of the New York Times. I’m a NY T...

South of the Wall Sandwiches

Back in the late ’80s or early ’90s, I subscribed to Eating Well magazine. I was working...

chicken with polenta

Chicken and Polenta

Last night I spatchcocked a chicken and cooked it on the grill. I rubbed it liberally with Penzey...

Chicken Stew

We have a Freeze Warning, tonight. It’s April 19th. I am not amused. I don’t mind the ra...

Pollo brasato con olive e patate

Tonight’s dinner is brought to you by Google Translate. It was a throw-together dinner and Pol...