Chicken/Poultry

Succotash Chili with Coconut Milk

Succotash Chili with Coconut Milk

Winter is on its way out where I live in Florida, and I’m already regretting it. Before you question my sanity, let me clarify that winter here is typically a three-month cool break from the steamy conditions that prevail during the rest of the year. It’s the season when I […]

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Chicken Parmesan Pot Pie with Mushrooms

Chicken Parmesan Pot Pie with Mushrooms

I recently read an article that identified the top comfort foods in America based on the results of a poll. A few of the dishes that made the grade startled me. Gelatin? Tuna casserole? But it didn’t surprise me in the least that chicken pot pie was ranked well up […]

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Chicken Breasts Caprese with Ham

Chicken Breasts Caprese with Ham

Autumn is rumored to have arrived in the northern hemisphere, but I’ve seen no sign of it yet at my Florida home. Here the temperature still hovers in the upper 80s F., as it has done for months. Shorts and tank tops are still de rigueur. And quickly cooked dishes […]

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Oven Fried Chipotle Chicken

Oven Fried Chipotle Chicken

My usual approach to making American-style fried chicken, a perennial comfort food favorite, is something of a cheat. Although the aroma and flavor of classic stove top fried chicken is heavenly, the vast amount of oil, mess, and cook’s time spent tending it is not. So, like many others before […]

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Brunswick Stew

Brunswick Stew

Brunswick stew is one of the great, and one of the oldest, comfort food dishes of the American South. That said, if you were to quiz twenty Southerners about its ingredients you might get at least that many answers. The Brunswick, Virginia version uses chicken, rabbit, or squirrel as a […]

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Chicken with Vegetables in Basil Coconut Sauce

Chicken with Vegetables in Basil Coconut Sauce

Poor Chickens. We can’t seem to get enough of them, and it’s easy to see why: they’re succulent, budget-friendly, quick and easy to prepare, and can be cooked in a virtually infinite number of ways. Perhaps surprisingly, they also have a relatively small environmental footprint as a source of animal-based […]

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Turkey or Chicken Divan

Turkey or Chicken Divan

The broccoli plants in my fall vegetable garden always seem to put out their first and most beautiful florets during the last week of November, and I put them to delicious use in combination with Thanksgiving turkey leftovers. One of my favorite dishes for this purpose is turkey divan, a […]

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Chicken Soup with Spinach Pesto Stuffed Noodles

Chicken Soup with Spinach Pesto Stuffed Noodles

Chicken noodle soup is perhaps the most comforting of comfort food dishes. It wards off the chill of a fall or winter day, restores your spirits if you’re feeling down, and puts spring in your step as you venture out to face the world. I also love Italian food and […]

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