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Make-ahead Tex-Mex Chicken and Rice Casserole

I volunteered to make a casserole to feed a family of four, which had to pass a great deal of criteria. The day I promised to deliver, my schedule was booked, therefore said dish must be made a day in advance, baked off the following evening, and delivered hot at supper-time. It had to be a complete … Full recipe post »

Chicken & Curly Endive Stir-Fry

I forget about cooking with curly endive, but I shouldn’t. The bitter flavor is marvelous served raw paired with other greens in a salad; it’s a wonderful green to cook with, as well. If you find it too bitter raw, you won’t have that issue when it’s sauteed. The following recipe was modified from a recipe … Full recipe post »

Chicken and Butternut Squash Stew with Moroccan Flavors

Delicious, impromptu meals don’t always come from a book, the Internet or exhaustive recipe files. Rummaging through kitchen pantries and freezers, then adapting those odds and ends to suit cravings, are often what inspire a favorite dish. Certainly that’s the case with this recipe. A half of a butternut squash, beginning to discolor around the edges, … Full recipe post »

Crunchy Asian Cabbage & Chicken Salad

Cabbage, stoic cruciferous of the vegetable world, conjures bitter cold winters, patched-together woolens, and hardscrabble times. Through the centuries, the cabbage has been a mainstay, relied upon by civilizations to nourish themselves through winter, as hunger taps the frosted panes. Dostoevsky refers to cabbage soup in various works, such as passages in “The Thief”: “….and, … Full recipe post »

Buffalo Chicken and Pasta Casserole

One way to quieten me is by placing a plate of greasy, meaty Buffalo Chicken Wings, blue cheese dressing paired with celery sticks, and a jar of Franks Red Hot under my nose. You won’t hear a word until there’s a plate of bones by my side, and I don’t like sharing. Problem is, a … Full recipe post »

Moroccan Chicken, Chickpeas and Apricots

One could make the argument that this recipe is as authentic to Morocco as the film shoot location of the movie “Casablanca,” which was primarily filmed on the Warner Bros.’ Southern California lot. I didn’t use a tagine (clay pot) to make the recipe and I didn’t shop in a souk (Moroccan market) for my spices. I used instant … Full recipe post »