Category Poultry

Chicken Poached in Milk

Serves 3 or 4 1 yellow or vidalia onion, diced large handful of white mushrooms, sliced 3 chicken breast halves, sliced into 1 inch (or so) thick “tenders” 2 tbsp unsalted butter 1/2 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1 or 2 pinches of hot chili pepper flakes 1 tbsp flour 2 tsp dijon… Continue reading

Chicken Pot Pie, the Basics

On Saturday, we crawled through traffic back up the Eastern seaboard and returned from visiting family in Washington DC. There are few things more soul destroying than hours stuck traffic. Naturally, I needed to make a chicken pot pie to recuperate. Chicken pot pie is scientifically proven to pack high levels of emotionally recuperative bosons… Continue reading

Mom’s Thanksgiving Turkey

My mother took this recipe from the New York Times in 1973 (John Hess, 11/15/1973) Making the broth The turkey neck and giblets 3 cups water 1 large, quartered onion 1 sliced carrot A few parsley stems 1 bay leaf Take the turkey neck and giblets and cook with 3 cups of water along with… Continue reading